Limitation on Freedom of Testation
Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Freedom of testation is considered to be one of the founding principles of the South African law of testate succession
WILLS AND DISSOLUTION: THE DISINHERITANCE OF THE SURVIVING SPOUSE
Tuesday, September 12, 2023
It is likely that a testator would not wish for a former spouse to inherit their accumulated wealth and worldly possessions once they have divorced.
TESTAMENTARY TRUSTS: THE KEY TO SAFEGUARDING MINOR CHILDREN'S INHERITANCES
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Not everyone realises that a cash bequest to, or the inheritance of a minor child will not be paid to him or her, or even to their legal guardian.
THE IMPORTANCE OF A VALID WILL: A PRACTICAL PERSPECTIVE
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
A will is a legal document in terms of which a person records and outlines how they wish their estate to be distributed after their death.
THE IMPORTANCE OF CONCLUDING A VALID WILL
Friday, August 26, 2022
Did you know? If you pass away without leaving a valid Will, your estate will be distributed to your nearest blood relations in predetermined shares, in accordance with the Intestate Succession Act.