Estates & Trusts2024-01-05T12:54:01+02:00

Estate planning is the most important aspect to structuring an individual’s affairs. We advise clients on the best solutions in order to protect their assets and ensure that estate duty is kept at a minimum when drafting their last Will and Testament. Our firm assists clients in the creation of trusts, whether it be inter vivos or testamentary, and also provides administrative guidance and advice.

Our litigation department can also assist in the interpretation of Wills and other legal issues that arise after a person’s death, such as disputes regarding the validity of a Will.

Our Estates & Trusts services include:

  • Advice on estate planning
  • Registration and administration of testamentary and inter vivos trusts
  • Preparation of wills and deeds of trust
  • Winding up of deceased estates
  • Administration of clients’ personal affairs
  • Preparation of antenuptial contracts
  • Curatorship appointments

Our Estates & Trusts Legal Team

Qualified attorneys taking care of your estates and trusts matters

From Our Blog

Inter Vivos Trusts in Estate Planning: Definitions and Legal Frameworks

Understanding Inter Vivos Trusts Inter vivos trusts, commonly referred to as living trusts, are established during a person's lifetime to manage assets for the benefit of designated beneficiaries. It is essentially a legal arrangement in which a person (known as the founder or donor) transfers their assets to a trust during their lifetime for the benefit of themselves and/or others. [...]

By |17 May 2024|

Securing Your Furry Friends’ Future: The Importance of Including Pets in Your Estate Plan

Estate planning is a crucial aspect of preparing for the future, ensuring that your loved ones are provided for and your assets are distributed according to your wishes. While people often focus on human beneficiaries in their estate plans, it's equally important to consider the well-being of our loyal companions – our pets. In South Africa, a certain amount of [...]

By |6 February 2024|

Securing Your Digital Legacy: A Comprehensive Guide to Digital Estate Planning

In today's digital age, where our lives are increasingly intertwined with the online world, it's crucial to consider not only your physical assets but also your digital assets in your estate planning. Digital estate planning encompasses the management and distribution of your digital life, including social media accounts, online accounts, and various digital assets. Failing to address these aspects can [...]

By |5 September 2023|

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