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March 24, 2016

SO WHEN AM I AUTHORISED TO ACT AS TRUSTEE?

The Trust Property Control Act 57 of 1988 defines a trustee as meaning “any person (including the founder of the trust) who acts as a trustee by […]
February 9, 2016

REGISTERING DEATHS AND DEATH CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Many South African citizens do not know the correct procedures to follow in order to register a death, or how to obtain a death certificate and […]
February 9, 2016

WHEN DOES A CLAIM PRESCRIBE?

The issue of the legal nature of a vindicatory claim and whether it gives rise to a debt that is subject to the three year extinctive […]
February 9, 2016

IS IT BENEFICIAL TO CREATE A TRUST?

A Trust can be described as a legal relationship which has been created by the founder, who places assets under the control of Trustees. This either […]
February 9, 2016

DO’S AND DON’TS OF SURETYSHIP

On 29 May 2015, in the case of Dormell Properties 282 CC v Bamberger[1], the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) set out the importance of, firstly, […]