ALWAYS WRITE YOUR CONTRACTS

ALWAYS WRITE YOUR CONTRACTS

A contract in legal parlance is an agreement between two or more parties creating obligations that are recognisable,enforceable, and binding on both parties at law.   Simply put, it is an agreement between two parties. This agreement could be oral or written. For...
ASSAULT AND BATTERY: A MISDEMEANOR

ASSAULT AND BATTERY: A MISDEMEANOR

Battery is the intentional and direct application of force to another person. Assault on the other hand is causing a person reasonable apprehension of the infliction of force or immediate harm upon him. For instance, if Mr. A hits Mr. B with a stick, Mr. A has...
ADR: ARBITRATION

ADR: ARBITRATION

Arbitration is a procedure for the settlement of disputes, under which the parties agree to be bound by the decision of an arbitrator whose decision is final and legally binding on both parties. Therefore, where two or more persons agree that a dispute or potential...
POWER OF ATTORNEY

POWER OF ATTORNEY

What is a Power of Attorney? It is an instrument or document which authorizes a person to act for another person as his agent. The person who donates the power is called the “donor” (Principal) while the other person to whom it is donated is called the “donee”...
GARNISHEE PROCEEDINGS

GARNISHEE PROCEEDINGS

A garnishee proceeding is a judicial process whereby a judgment creditor who is armed with the judgment of a court may recover such debt owed by judgment debtor from a 3rd party who in turn has an obligation to the judgment debtor. For instance, if Mr. A gets a...