May 29, 2020

Is an e-will valid in South Africa?

In terms of South African law, for a will to be accepted as valid by the Master of the High Court (a statutory body to which […]
May 29, 2020

Locked down during the pandemic: How to make a will and get it witnessed

The last few weeks have seen huge changes in the way we live our lives. The demand for wills has surged during the COVID-19 pandemic, which […]
April 21, 2020

Who’s Watching the Watchmen?

Ensuring their children are cared for when they pass away is one of the primary reasons people draw up a will. But what happens when the […]
February 10, 2020

Documents that Help Pave the Way

If you can believe it, we are already at the end of January. With all the beginning-of-year struggles and excitement, there is something to keep in […]
November 12, 2019

The validity of an e-will

In terms of South African law, for a will to be accepted as valid by the Master of the High Court (a statutory body to which […]
October 16, 2019

The difference between Living Will and Last Will

A Living Will is a document regarding healthcare at the end of your life. It states that any treatment that would otherwise lengthen your life should […]
July 12, 2019

How do our courts interpret Wills and Testaments?

This article will look at the two competing approaches taken by courts in the interpretation of wills and testaments – namely the golden rule and the […]
February 26, 2019

SHOULD I PLAN MY ESTATE AS A YOUNG ADULT?

It is very important for you to plan your estate, which could include a living will, a last will and a living trust. This can help […]
July 9, 2018

CAN I AMEND MY WILL?

Having a will is a final statement of how you want your assets to be managed after your death. However, sometimes you may want to change […]