Beware Of Curatorship

Beware Of Curatorship

What exactly is curatorship? When you (as an adult) don’t have sufficient mental capacity to manage your own affairs, your family can apply to the High Court to be appointed as curator. Once your mental capacity becomes diminished or impaired, you can’t say who should...
Trust Administration

Trust Administration

Did you know that a trust is ideal for ensuring your business’s continuity? Are you thinking of establishing a living (inter vivos) trust? What is important to know about trust administration in South Africa? Find out more below. Firstly, it is necessary to define...
Creating A Trust

Creating A Trust

Did you know that trusts have been around for nearly 1000 years? That’s a really, really long time! Trusts are really an essential part of estate planning. Why do people create trusts? There are many reasons for setting up trusts. Did you know that the main reason for...
The solution to the potential shortcomings of a will

The solution to the potential shortcomings of a will

Wills should be approached with caution. We get that costs – both in creating the Will and ultimately winding up the Estate – are a key decision driver.  But what if we told you there was a way that could potentially mitigate certain costs, taxes, and delays...

Asset protection

Asset protection is widely considered the most important pillar in Estate Planning. The public often finds it difficult to see beyond the costs of setting up and administering a Trust – and yes, it can be expensive.  My business experience and common sense tell me...
Succession Planning

Succession Planning

The last few months have had us staring down the barrel of the covid-19 shotgun. What has been your response? Have you paused to consider if your affairs are in order because a reality check is not necessarily a bad thing?  Prevention strategies and preparedness are...