ESTATE ADMINISTRATION PROCESS
The administration process of a deceased estate is done within the framework and compliance with the Administration of Estates Act 66 of 1965.
We will be providing the following services
DECEASED ESTATES ADMINISTRATION
We assist Nominated Executors with the winding up of Estates and obtaining either the Letters of Authority or Letters of Executorship.
We take charge of the entire administration process and wind up the Estate.
We further assist with aggrieved heirs by liaising with the Executors on their behalf
MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT ENQUIRES
We assist both individuals and companies to address queries from the Masters Office.
We attend to investigations and searches as well as make application for certified copies for use inside the Republic of South Africa and for use outside the Republic of South Africa.
LODGEMENT AT THE MASTER OF THE HIGH COURT
Being a Pietermaritzburg based law firm we are withing close proximity to the Masters Office.
We assist both Law firms and Accounting firms with the lodgement of documents at the Masters Office and attend to all the queries and follows ups thereof.
We assist business owners with voluntary liquidations of their business entities.
Where the need arises, we take on appointment as curator, this involves the administration of an individual’s property where that individual is unable to take care of his/her own estate and affairs.
REGISTRATION / DE-REGISTRATION – We assist with the Registration of both Family Trusts and Property Trusts, as well as obtaining the necessary Letters of Authority from the Master of the High Court. Likewise, we assist with the de-registration of same.
AMENDMENTS- We prepare all the necessary documents required for making changes to a Trust Deed.
TRUSTEES- We assist with the removal, assumption, appointment and de-registration of a Trustee, we then proceed to obtain the relevant Letters of Authority from the Master of the High Court.