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Category Archives: Bail Lawyer

7 tips if you are arrested

Being arrested is scary, but remember these 7 tips for arrest so you don’t make matters worse The first time you are arrested is a very frightening experience, particularly if you think you may have been wrongfully arrested. Unfortunately, this … Continue reading

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Caught driving under the influence?

Don’t make your situation worse. Follow this advice.  The President recently announced a lessening of the lockdown burden, from Alert Level 3 to Alert Level 1. Although the outright alcohol ban was lifted a few weeks ago, we were still … Continue reading

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Man to be sentenced according to Children’s Act for sexual assault on girl, aged 5

A 20-YEAR-OLD man convicted of sexual assault after attempting to rape a five-year-old girl will be sentenced according to the Children’s Act. This ruling was made in the Eastern Cape High Court in Makhanda as Judge Motilal Rugunanan found the … Continue reading

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Refused bail? Why?

Refused bail in South Africa

Some of the grounds on which bail can be refused Arrest is a scary business. Even when someone does something they know to be illegal, they don’t expect to be arrested. Every criminal hopes to get away with the crime. … Continue reading

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High Court dismisses Brendin Horner murder accused’s bail bid

Reprinted from The Sowetan, by Linda Kea Moreotsene – 2020-12-19 Sekwetja Mahlamba (L) had brought an application to overturn the decision by Magistrate Deon van Rooyen to deny him bail in October, to the high court. Image: ANTONIO MUCHAVE/ SOWETAN   … Continue reading

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Roadblocks – what you need to know

We don’t encourage drinking and driving, but know what to do if you are stopped in a roadblock It will be December in a few days. The festive season is upon us. Despite COVID-19, there are likely to be seasonal … Continue reading

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Harsh sentence for a minor crime

We came across an interesting case recently where the punishment most definitely did not fit the crime. A petty criminal received an unduly harsh sentence. Furthermore, there were minor children involved who might have been left without their caregiver if … Continue reading

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