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5 things to think about before writing your will

Drafting and executing a will takes time and careful thought. Before you even get to writing your will, however, you need to consider various factors in preparation. In this post we will provide you with 5 important things to think about before writing your will. Things to think about before writing your will: Guardianship of children If you are a parent with minor children (children under Read More

My deceased estate and maintenance claims: how does it work?

In South African law, the principle of freedom of testation applies. You are allowed to write your will and decide how your property will be passed on once you have passed away. As a general rule, you are allowed to leave your property to whoever you want. You are allowed to do this with almost absolute control. However, certain exceptions do apply to the principle of freedom of testation. When it Read More

5 common mistakes to avoid when drafting your will

Your last will and testament is your final instruction directing how your estate is to be divided up once you pass on. It can be your final act of kindness…

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