November 16, 2018

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO DEAL WITH COLLATION IN YOUR WILL?

The South Africa common law presumption of collation (collatio bonorum) is alive and well. This presumption is rooted in the belief that a testator intended that […]
August 30, 2017

UPDATING OR DRAFTING YOUR WILL

This year is coming to an end at a rapid speed. There is still so much to be done before the December holidays and the last […]
March 29, 2017

GROUNDS TO CHALLENGE A WILL

My dad married again and his children with his other wife inherited, but not us. On what grounds can we challenge his will? In order to […]
August 24, 2016

DIFFERENT TYPES OF WILLS

Where parties are married to each other in community of property, the legal effect of such a marriage is that all the assets and liabilities owned […]
August 5, 2016

WHAT HAPPENS IF I DIE WITHOUT A WILL?

Attorneys often emphasise the fact that you should have a will drawn up and revise it regularly in order to facilitate the administration of your possessions […]
March 2, 2016

HOW TO REGISTER AN INTER-VIVOS TRUST

In South Africa there are mainly two types of trusts that are registered. An inter-vivos trust can be created between living persons, and a testamentary trust […]
August 27, 2015

WAAROM MOET EK ‘N TESTAMENT OPSTEL?

Soos die bekende gesegde deur Benjamin Franklin lui, “in hierdie wêreld kan niks met sekerheid gesê word nie, behalwe die dood en belasting.” Niemand wil daaraan […]
August 27, 2015

DIE BENOEMING VAN ‘N EKSEKUTEUR IN MY TESTAMENT

Hierdie is ‘n onderwerp waaroor al hoe meer besprekings en argumente plaasvind en dit is ook so dat individue meer ingelig raak oor wat die fooie […]
August 27, 2015

WHY SHOULD I DRAFT A WILL

As per the famous quote by Benjamin Franklin, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Nobody wants to think […]