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With drunk driving laws in South Africa becoming stricter, more and more people are being caught at police road blocks - guilty of driving under the influence of alcohol. If you've been caught drunk driving, you may need legal advice on how to proceed to best protect your rights in Court.

Do I need a Lawyer? Do I need to go to Court? Should I plead guilty? What are my rights once I've been arrested? What is the blood alcohol limit? What is a breathalyser machine? Can they take my driver's licence away from me?

What happens if, for example, you've been assaulted by someone, been robbed, or if you've had your life threatened? Can you report it to the police? Will they investigate the crime? When will you go to Court?

These are all questions that our qualified Lawyers can assist you with. We have a whole panel of criminal Lawyers who can assist you with your Criminal Law question today!

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The state’s ambition to confiscate R3.4bn worth of Optimum assets, once the Guptas’ prized coal business, advanced on Friday when two asset forfeiture bids were lodged in the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria).

Alleged Sandton ‘cybercrime kingpin’ due in court

Alleged scammer and cybercrime kingpin James Aliyu flaunted his extravagant lifestyle on his Instagram account until he was arrested by Interpol agents at a luxury Sandton estate last week. Now Aliyu’s Instagram account, ‘oldsoldier’, has disappeared.

Cape Town rolls out drone operation

Illegal drag racers were last weekend outwitted by Cape Town's drone technology that led to 33 arrests for illegal drag racing in Mitchells Plain.

Open Secrets to pressure law enforcement

With all parts of the state capture report now published, civil society group Open Secrets is gearing up for the new challenge – getting SA's law enforcement agencies to act, reports Fin24.

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R3.4bn stolen from UIF returned voluntarily

The UIF is on a mission to get back money fraudulently claimed through the UIF Covid-19 Ters scheme over the past few years, reports The Citizen.

House arrest for R17.36m SARS fraud

Vredenburg businessman Flip Roger Lambert – who defrauded SARS of R17.36m – has been sentenced to three years’ house arrest with community service.

Bank manager jailed for 15 years

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Kidnapped businessman rescued after 111 days

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Gupta extradition process lost in translation

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ATM repeats call for 'Farmgate' saga inquiry

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Liquor Board to revoke tavern licence after mass deaths

The Eastern Cape Liquor Board intends to lay criminal charges against and revoke the liquor licence of East London-based Enyobeni Tavern, where 21 young patrons mysteriously died in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Property allegedly bought with lottery funds

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Modack associate pleads guilty to fraud cover-up

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Assault accused allegedly attacked in prison

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Court cancels ‘invalid’ tender

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