Category Archives: Estate Planning

DECEASED ESTATES: FAQ

Which Master of the High Court office do I report a deceased estate to? Where the deceased was resident in the Republic, the estate must be reported to the Master in whose area of jurisdiction the deceased was resident at … Continue reading

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U BOEDEL EN BEGRAFNISKOSTES

Die kostes ten opsigte van ‘n begrafnis of verassing kwalifiseer as geldige eise teen ‘n boedel en behoort dus as ‘n eis teen die boedel genoteer te word. In die verlede was begrafnisondernemers bereid om die diens te verskaf en … Continue reading

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Estate planning for young adults

It is very important for you to plan your estate, which could include a living will, a last will and a living trust. This can help families prepare for difficult times when you are no longer around to assist or … Continue reading

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HOW TO REDUCE THE COSTS IN AN ESTATE

Ensure sufficient cash is available to avoid sale of assets – Fisa. Ingé Lamprecht  /  7 March 2017 00:27 JOHANNESBURG – The death of a spouse, friend or relative is often an emotional time even before estate matters are addressed. And truth be … Continue reading

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ENSURE SUFFICIENT CASH IS AVAILABLE TO AVOID SALE OF ASSETS IN YOUR ESTATE

JOHANNESBURG – The death of a spouse, friend or relative is often an emotional time even before estate matters are addressed. And truth be told, death can be an expensive and cumbersome affair, particularly if estate planning was neglected, the … Continue reading

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KEY QUESTIONS ON ESTATE PLANNING

Estate planning is like backache – sometimes you need alignment. Tiny Carroll*  /  19 June 2012 09:01 I often say to clients that “Estate planning is like dealing with a backache – sometimes all it requires is a visit to the chiropractor for … Continue reading

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ESTATE PLANNING FOR YOUNG ADULTS

It is very important for you to plan your estate, which could include a living will, a last will and a living trust. This can help families prepare for difficult times when you are no longer around to assist or … Continue reading

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ESTATE PLANNING: PEACE OF MIND OR UNPLANNED HEADACHE

We meet with a number of clients annually to sign off their annual financial statements and taxes. In this meeting we usually ask, “Have you got a Will?” Mr and Mrs Client then often look at each other and turn … Continue reading

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HET U AL OOIT ’N BOEDELBEPLANNING LAAT DOEN?

Indien u nog nooit boedelbeplanning gedoen het nie, is dit dalk ‘n goeie tyd om daaraan uitvoering te gee. Dit sal slegs tot almal se voordeel wees, want daar is dikwels verskuilde uitgawes wat van krag word met afsterwe en … Continue reading

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IS DIT NODIG VIR ‘N TESTAMENT?

‘n Ma se begeerte dat haar dogter haar verloofring erf, sal dalk nie bewaarheid word indien sy nie ‘n geldige, skriftelike testament nalaat nie, aangesien haar boedel dan in terme van die Wet op Intestate Erfopvolging No 81 van 1987 … Continue reading

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