Estates

April 30, 2021

ESTATE PLANNING AND THE IMPORTANCE OF THE SUBDIVISION OF AGRICULTURAL LAND ACT

Scenario Mr Reyneke owns a farm in South Africa and in terms of his last will and testament he bequeathed the said farm to his two […]
May 2, 2019

TRUSTEES’ DUTIES AND POWERS

All the powers of a trustee are ‘fiduciary’, which means that they must be exercised as follows: in the best interests of all the beneficiaries; only […]
June 12, 2018

THE BASICS OF ESTATE DUTY

When a person dies, they leave behind an estate which includes everything they own. Estate Duty is payable on the estate of every person who dies […]
June 12, 2018

DEMYSTIFYING THE EXECUTOR IN A DECEASED ESTATE

During a person’s lifetime s/he will gather assets, in other words, belongings such as a house or a motor vehicle. These assets and liabilities will form […]
February 8, 2018

PLANNING YOUR ESTATE AS NEWLYWEDS

For newlyweds, one of the most important tasks to attend to is estate planning. The estate planning will depend on what the couple wants and what […]
June 21, 2017

DEMYSTIFYING THE EXECUTOR IN A DECEASED ESTATE

During a person’s lifetime s/he will gather assets, in other words, belongings such as a house or a motor vehicle. These assets and liabilities will form […]
May 22, 2017

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ESTATE PLANNING

The main aim of planning your estate is to ensure that as much of the accumulated wealth is utilised for your own benefit and for the […]
April 26, 2017

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ESTATE PLANNING

The main aim of planning your estate is to ensure that as much of the accumulated wealth is utilised for your own benefit and for the […]
January 13, 2017

WHAT HAPPENS TO MY BANK ACCOUNTS WHEN I DIE?

In previous articles we suggested that the best way to ensure that your assets are distributed as you want them to be distributed, is to draw […]
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