Wills, Estates & Trusts

February 10, 2021

Claiming maintenance from a life partnership estate

On 28 September 2020, the Cape Town High Court handed down judgment in favour of Ms Bwanya directing that section 1(1) of the Intestate Succession Act 81 of […]
September 25, 2020

Determining the validity of your will

I gave instructions to my attorney to prepare a Will for me as my most recent Will no longer reflected my wishes. My attorney emailed the […]
July 14, 2020

Caring for your loved ones by caring for their future

We’ve all seen it in movies and novels: A young unsuspecting person wakes up one day to find out that they had been left an extraordinarily […]
May 21, 2020

Locked down during the pandemic: How to make a will and get it witnessed

The last few weeks have seen huge changes in the way we live our lives. The demand for wills has surged during the COVID-19 pandemic, which […]
February 11, 2020

GET ORGANISED BY PUTTING THESE ESSENTIAL DOCUMENTS IN PLACE

If you can believe it, we are already at the end of January. With all the beginning-of-year struggles and excitement, there is something to keep in […]
January 16, 2020

IS AN E-WILL VALID IN SOUTH AFRICA?

In terms of South African law, for a will to be accepted as valid by the Master of the High Court (a statutory body to which […]