Category Archives: Contracts

APPOINTMENT OF THE EXECUTOR OF MY WILL

This is a subject which causes more and more discussion and people become more knowledgeable about Executor’s fees and how it is calculated. As mentioned in previous articles, the maximum Executor’s fee is fixed by law. The current maximum permissible … Continue reading

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ADMINISTERING OF AN ESTATE

The administering of a deceased estate is regulated by the Administration of Estates Act No 66 of 1965 (as amended) and divided according to a valid will or the Intestate Succession Act No 81 of 1987 (as amended) or a … Continue reading

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POPI ACT

The Protection of Personal Information Bill, which will soon become law and is commonly referred to as POPI, seeks to regulate the processing of personal information. It must be read with other relevant statutes such as:   Electronic Communications and … Continue reading

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SHOULD I DRAFT A WILL?

A mother who has always wanted her daughter to inherit her diamond engagement ring may never get her wish if she dies without leaving a valid written will. The mother’s estate would then be distributed in terms of the Intestate … Continue reading

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