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Deceased Estates & Trust Administration

Deceased Estates & Trust Administration

Being appointed with estate administrator responsibilities in the formal role of Executor of an estate can at times seem a little overwhelming, especially when grieving. We can help guide you through the process in a timely and appropriate manner.

Our experienced team assists executors to administer estates in accordance with the deceased’s wishes. We ensure the estate is administered in a timely fashion and the executors are legally protected against any personal liability that may arise from their appointment.

Our team can assist you with the following during the administration process:

  • Interpreting the Will of the deceased in terms of estate laws.
  • Assisting in obtaining probate from the Supreme Court.
  • Assist administrators in obtaining grants of representation when there is no will and distributing the estate funds in accordance with the laws of intestacy.
  • Gathering and liquidating assets such as real property, bank funds, shares and outstanding loans and insurance payouts.
  • Dealing with financial institutions and discharging all debts.
  • Claiming Superannuation payments.
  • Gathering all the information required for the estate’s tax return.
  • Administering trust funds.
  • Advising in regards to family and testamentary trusts.

If we can be of assistance, please contact our office today for a free case analysis.

Have a question?

Find support and advice from our team

  • Find support in stressful situations from a legal team that cares
  • Do things by the letter-of-the-law in your duty as Executor
  • Contact our office today for a free case analysis
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