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The value of appointing a professional executor to finalise your estate

1 Sep 2020 /  Amanda Visser   19
The importance of having a valid will and nominating an appropriate person as the executor of your estate cannot be emphasised enough.

The file of life

31 Aug 2020 /  Amanda Visser   1
Life is complicated – organise as best you can, while you can.

The sneaky death tax that’s easy to forget

4 Mar 2020 /  Amanda Visser   3
Possible capital gains tax is compounded by the fact that the applicable exclusions have not been adjusted for inflation for years.

Which marriage contract should you choose?

3 Mar 2020 /  Amanda Visser   3
Decisions made before the big day could end up working against the party they aim to protect.

A global asset and family footprint requires careful estate planning

2 Mar 2020 /  Amanda Visser   12
When it comes to estate planning, people seldom appreciate the complexities a global footprint brings – Fisa.

The importance of estate planning

31 Jul 2019 /  Amanda Visser  
Dr Eben Nel explains how proper estate planning ties in with the drafting of a valid and meaningful will.

Why a DIY will is not a good idea

30 Jul 2019 /  Amanda Visser   1
Learn from the mistakes of others and don’t be tempted to do it yourself.

The emotional and financial cost of a poorly-drafted will

29 Jul 2019 /  Amanda Visser   1
It’s vital to stick to the formalities when executing your will.

The position and rights of trust beneficiaries

6 Mar 2019 /  Ingé Lamprecht   1
What you need to know.

Why it’s important to appoint an independent trustee

5 Mar 2019 /  Ingé Lamprecht   5
Even though cost may be a deterrent.

The obligations and responsibilities of trustees

4 Mar 2019 /  Ingé Lamprecht  
Indemnity clauses in family trusts not worth the paper they are written on.

Practical considerations after the death of a loved one

1 Aug 2018 /  Ingé Lamprecht   11
How to deal with estate matters.

Dementia, Alzheimer’s and the protection of assets

31 Jul 2018 /  Ingé Lamprecht   3
Mental capacity, power of attorney and other things to consider.

Yes, testamentary trusts are still useful

30 Jul 2018 /  Ingé Lamprecht   4
Despite regulations to curb the avoidance of estate duty.

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