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How should co-executors of a deceased estate act?

14 December 2021

My mother and I have been appointed as co-executors of my late father’s estate. My mother wants to sell our family home, but I don’t want to. She has however gone ahead and signed a sale agreement without my consent. Can she do this and sell the house without my approval?

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Is a copy of a will valid?

12 October 2021

Both my parents recently passed away in a car accident. My father shortly before his death mentioned to me that they recently had a new joint will drawn up. I’ve searched everywhere for the will and can only locate a copy of the signed will. Even their attorney does not have the original will. Can this copy be accepted as the valid will of my parents?

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Court Overturns Gender-based Law

05 March 2021,  Corné NunnsTheresa Tannous

An out-and-out disinheritance clause in a will executed more than 100 years ago that excluded female lineal descendants has been overruled by the Constitutional Court

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Ruling out of the grave

04 December 2020,  Corné Nunns

When my father drafted his will many years ago, he was advised that he could determine, in his will, how the assets of the family trust (of which he was the founder) had to be distributed amongst the beneficiaries.

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Curatorship = A Relationship of Great Trust

01 December 2020,  Corné NunnsTheresa Tannous

With all the vitamins we take in on a daily basis and medical advances happening every day, we tend to live longer

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Master's Office 'lock-out' angers estate attorneys

25 August 2020,  Corné NunnsTheresa Tannous

Attorneys have launched an urgent bid for access to the Master's Office in Cape Town, saying that they have effectively been locked out during lockdown.

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