August 2, 2023

Estate planning in South Africa: Essential questions answered

Estate planning is a critical part of financial planning, yet it often gets overlooked. This process involves drafting a will, assigning assets to beneficiaries, and understanding […]
June 13, 2023

Properly executing a will is extremely important

I gave instructions to my attorney to prepare a last will and testament for me as my will no longer reflected my wishes. At my request, […]
October 7, 2022

Lost your original title deed? What do you do?

Before the transfer takes place, the owner (seller) must make a written application to the registrar of deeds, requesting a certificate of the registered title (CRT) […]
April 22, 2022

Life partners now qualify for intestate succession

The Constitutional Court recently confirmed the October 2020 ruling of the Western Cape High Court that section 1(1) of the Intestate Succession Act is unconstitutional in […]
November 25, 2021

Deceased’s document not considered a valid will, despite clear wishes

The Wills Act sets out the requirements for a valid Last Will and Testament. For a will to be valid, it must be signed and witnessed. […]
July 16, 2021

The importance of an objective and experienced executor

The nomination of an executor is an important aspect of a Last Will and Testament. An executor is nominated in a Last Will and Testament and, upon death, he or she administers and distributes the estate in accordance […]
September 29, 2020

The importance of witnesses when signing a will

I gave instructions to my attorney to prepare a Will for me as my most recent Will no longer reflected my wishes. My attorney emailed the Will to me with clear instructions as […]
July 6, 2020

What happens if I die without a will?

We’ve all seen it in movies and novels: A young unsuspecting person wakes up one day to find out that they had been left an extraordinarily […]
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 […]
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Lara Kolm - Office Manager

Fields of expertise:

Conveyancing

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Bond Cancellations

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LLB
BA-LLB

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2013 - High Court of South Africa

2015 – Conveyancer

Fields of expertise:

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BIuris

Admission:

1972 - High Court of South Africa

1972 - Conveyancer

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Conveyancing

Estate planning

Trusts

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