Valois Schärges matriculated from St Michael's School in Bloemfontein. After Matric Val worked at the South African Institute for Medical Research in Bloemfontein, as a Laboratory Technician, studying through the Technical College in Johannesburg.
Thereafter she studied Law part time at night, while serving Articles of Clerkship to Attorneys in Bloemfontein and was awarded a Diploma Juris and admitted as an Attorney thereafter and has a Right of Appearance in the High Court
Val was awarded a Basic Training Course in Divorce and Family Mediation by Family Life Centre in 2007. In the course of her work Val appears in the relevant courts and mediates where it is appropriate or required.
Her focus is on Family law.
Val’s interests include opportunities to meet with the elderly and people in need, reading, physical fitness, art and music.