What to do when you've been informed that you are going to be charged or you have already been charged?
If you are already a SANDU member, or you've just filled out and submitted a membership application form to SANDU HQ, you can download and print a Soldier's Legal Guard application form for a lawyer from here.
SANDU CANNOT APPOINT A LAWYER FOR YOU WITHOUT THIS FORM!
CHARGED BY THE MILITARY
Along with the completed SLG form that you downloaded, you will have to send us a copy of the following supporting documents to enable SANDU to appoint you the right lawyer for your case:
All these documents can be obtained from the Prosecutors office at your local Legsato where you are going to appear.
(Charged by SAPS and appearance in the Magistrates Court)
If you have been arrested and need a lawyer for a bail application, you must download and complete the SLG form and send it back to us.
If you have been arrested and already released, or if you have not been arrested but you have been charged you must download and complete the SLG form and attach a copy of the following documents, then send it to us:
(Received a Summons from Attorneys)
When you receive notice that you are being sued by another person you must download and complete the SLG form and send it back to us with the following supporting documents:
When you want to sue another person for whatever reason and you seek relief you must download and complete the SLG form and send it back to us with the following supporting documents:
NOTE: When the case is for MAINTENANCE, please ensure that you attach the existing Maintenance Order if you were previously ordered by the court to pay maintenance or if you want to appeal your current Maintenance Order.
If you wish to appeal the outcome of a court case you must download and complete the SLG form and attach the following documents:
Please note that your application cannot be processed without the above mentioned documents!