Ratio legis est anima legis.
– The reason of the law is the spirit of the law.
The weekly roll contains, inter alia, the list of Civil and Criminal pending cases (including appeals and exceptions but excluding Motion Court Cases) and the list of judges sitting in the various courts to whom such cases have been allocated.
The Motion Court roll contains the list of applications to be heard in the Motion Court, inter alia admissions, unopposed motions, divorce cases, determination of quantum of damages and R43 applications.
The Allocated Opposed Motion Court roll contains the list of opposed motions (applications) and the list of Judges sitting in various courts to whom such cases have been allocated for adjudication.
Welcome to Free State Society of Advocates
All who earn their living engaged in practicing the law are called lawyers, including judges, magistrates, advocates, attorneys, and university lecturers. There are two main branches of legal practitioners:
Attorneys are the business managers of cases and they decide when an advocate is or is not necessary to be engaged to act for the clients. Advocates have no direct contact with clients. For this reason advocates are said to be in a referral profession. Attorneys are the lawyers that clients see first with their problems. Attorneys give general advice in the law. Advocates (also called counsel) get briefed by attorneys to take on cases when a specialist skill is needed in a court case or in research into the law.
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Fields of Law Practice
Some of the Fields of Law Practices
- Arbitration Law
- Banking, Cheque & Financial Services Law
- Criminal Law
- Business Law
- Family Law
JP MALHERBE MEMORIAL: On 01 June 2017, at a special sitting of the motion court, a tribute was held in honour of the late former Judge President of the Free State High Court Division Judge President Jacobus Petrus Malherbe. In attendance was his widow, their two...
‘Sportsielkundige’ sê om te lak kwel sy span advokate nog OMsportsielkundige vir ’n klomp advokate te wees, sit nie sommer in enige man se broek nie, sê adv. Martin Möller, wat dié taak het om die balie se manne geestelik gereed te kry vir die groot rugbystryd oormôre...
Möller het ’n jaar gelede die regsberoep in Bloemfontein vaarwel toegeroep en na Clarens verhuis om sy oudhedewinkel en gastehuis te bedryf.
Adv. Alex Danzfuss, SC, voorsitter van die Vrystaatse balieraad, sê hy was ’n uitstekende advokaat en een van die beste regsmanne.
Möller was 28 jaar in die balie en ’n gedugte teenstander in die hof, maar ’n aangename kollega in die balie, sê hy.