Vedran and Smiljan Bakocevic are sons of Mr Bakocevic who came from Monte Negro and was working as a Solicitor for Yugoslav Army. He also had private practice not far from famous cetiri kantuna.. He married Maria who was from Zadar. Family remained stationed in Zadar for many years. In their childhood they lived in Bagat's building/skyscraper, on Branimirova obala. Vedran is an architect and Smiljan is a solicitor.