Estate administration refers to the process of managing the assets and liabilities of a deceased person.
The estate administration process in South Africa is governed by the Administration of Estates Act 66 of 1965 and the Master's Office, which is responsible for overseeing the administration of estates. The ultimate goal is ensuring that the assets of a deceased person are managed and distributed in an orderly and fair manner, while also protecting the rights and interests of the beneficiaries.
The administration process depends on the complexity of the estate and any disputes that arise among beneficiaries. Going through this process can be daunting and confusing, which is why we offer a wide range of services and legal expertise in this field.
Contact us for help in any of the following areas:
Drafting of wills
Administration of deceased estates
Executorship of deceased estates
Submission of required documentation to the Master of the High Court
Preparation of all relevant documents
Formation of trusts
Drafting of trust deeds
Registration of trusts with the Master of the High Court