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Wills and Trusts
Wills, trusts and the distribution of the estates of deceased persons
How do I contact the Guardian's Fund?
What happens with the money if not claimed in time?
How does payments take place?
When can an account holder claim the invested money, and how?
Who can claim maintenance from the Guardian’s Fund and how?
What is the position with the payment of interest?
What happens with the moneys when deposited in the Guardian’s Fund?
What is the Guardian’s Fund?
What documents must be lodged to enable the Master of the High Court to register an inter-vivos trust and to issue letters of authority to the nominated trustee(s)?
How are trusts administered?
How are deceased estates now administered and distributed?
Has the customary law of succession been abolished?
How did the Bhe decision change the way the administration of estates will be supervised?
How did the Bhe decision change the way estates will be distributed?
What happened in the Bhe decision?