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Steps to take before drafting a will

Drafting a will requires the drafter to give careful thought to a number of important issues. If you’ve taken the wise step to consult with an expert to have your will professionally drafted, be sure to prepare yourself adequately for … Continue reading

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ESTABLISH WHO THE EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE IS

If the deceased had a will, they may have nominated an individual or a financial institution to perform the function of the executor of the estate. If no executor is nominated or the nominated executor is unable or refuses to accept … Continue reading

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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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