South Africa Law

Get your South African law questions answered by Experts

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related South Africa Law Questions
My father passed away on 11 September. Both me and my
Hi there, my father passed away on 11 September. Both me and my brother are struggling heavily to figure out what's going on with his Will, Estate and Retirement Annuities. It seems like our stepmothe… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
9,034 satisfied customers
What happens if the Co-owner of a property (not a partner or
What happens if the Co-owner of a property (not a partner or a spouse) dies intestate? And the remaining owner wants to sell it? … read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
9,034 satisfied customers
Can my deceased fathers financial advisor also be an
Hi. Can my deceased fathers financial advisor also be an executor of his estate AND still take advisor fees on my dad's unit trusts, even though we had a meeting with the executors where the decision … read more
CaseLaw
CaseLaw
Attorney
Master's Degree
2,420 satisfied customers
A nominated executor of a deceased estate and approved as
Good morning, I am Alexander and a nominated executor of a deceased estate and approved as such by the Master and requested an attorney to assist with the administration of the estate, who in turn agr… read more
Charlene Vorster
Charlene Vorster
Attorney and Conveyancer
Honours
274 satisfied customers
My stepbrother was made executor of his father's estate. It
My stepbrother was made executor of his father's estate. It states that my mom(married 38 years) have a right to stay in their house until her death. Two million rand was put in a trust and the intres… read more
CaseLaw
CaseLaw
Attorney
Master's Degree
2,420 satisfied customers
I am a RSA Resident but with a British Passport. Ooops...
Ooops... sorry, I'm not familiar with this method of communication. I hadn't finished my question. So : to start again : Im a RSA Resident with a British Passport. My father is a Botswana Resident with a British passport and so is my brother. None of us have lived in UK. My fathers will is split 50-50 between my brother & I. His assets and investments are in Botswana and Australia. In the event of my father dying ( he is 90 ) I would like to know with whom I can find out my areas of responsibility and what I must declare to whatever RSA Authority of an inheritance that lies outside of South Africa. Thank you … read more
Chris K
Chris K
Lawyer
LLB
1,647 satisfied customers
I would like to know if a father from south africa move to
Goodday. I would like to know if a father from south africa move to botswana and want the kids to come and visit and then dont bring them back to south africa. Can he do that and will botswana let me … read more
Chris K
Chris K
Lawyer
LLB
1,647 satisfied customers
Sorry, my phone screen was freezing. I am in South Africa
Hi - sorry, my phone screen was freezing. I am in South Africa and myself and my late fathers accountant were appointed executors of his estate. His assets are to be divided between my brothers and I … read more
CaseLaw
CaseLaw
Attorney
Master's Degree
2,420 satisfied customers
A parent has just passed away, and the will states that I am
A parent has just passed away, and the will states that I am the only heir. There is also a power of attorney, dated the same date as the will, that gives me every right to manage the estate. However,… read more
CaseLaw
CaseLaw
Attorney
Master's Degree
2,420 satisfied customers
I have a legal matter which I need assistance with relating
I have a legal matter which I need assistance with relating to my daughters trust which is located in the Uk and the only remaining asset in Botswana. I am a joint trustee with a partner at the law fi… read more
Barend B.
Barend B.
Master's Degree
1,364 satisfied customers
My wife and I used to live and work in South Africa as non
My wife and I used to live and work in South Africa as non RSA citizens [ UK and Irish] with permanent resident permits we were married in Johannesburgh in community of property. We left RSA in 1992, … read more
Mike Otis
Mike Otis
Legal Advisor
Master's Degree
2,094 satisfied customers
My elderly Mother has been asked to provide proof of her Fathers
My elderly Mother has been asked to provide proof of her Father's Deceased' Estate, that is to say Proof of Who his Heir/s Inheritors are/were in connection with a claim against the Serbian Govt for c… read more
Barend B.
Barend B.
Master's Degree
1,364 satisfied customers
Would you please outline the duties of a nominated executor
Would you please outline the duties of a nominated executor of a deceased estate where the deceased left no will and there is a surviving spouse.… read more
Bert274
Bert274
Attorney
Master's Degree
648 satisfied customers
my dad passed away in the UK, where he was domiciled - he has
my dad passed away in the UK, where he was domiciled - he has a couple of bank accounts in South Africa but the named SA executor has renounced their executorship - am I correct in thinking I now get … read more
Bert274
Bert274
Attorney
Master's Degree
648 satisfied customers
My father who was a permanent resident of south africa passed
My father who was a permanent resident of south africa passed away in Portugal. He had sold everything before he died, but still had 10 % share in a property owning company at time of his passing. Wha… read more
Mike Otis
Mike Otis
Legal Advisor
Master's Degree
2,094 satisfied customers
My father died at the end of May. He was a UK citizen with
My father died at the end of May. He was a UK citizen with temporary SA residence. He was applying for permanent residency being sponsored by a South African lady. He made his will last July stating q… read more
Mike Otis
Mike Otis
Legal Advisor
Master's Degree
2,094 satisfied customers
My father passed away in south Africa age 67 Non-resident,
My father passed away in south Africa age 67 Non-resident, prior to his death prepared a Will, that left his estate to the children he abandoned 42 years ago from his first marriage, we had recently b… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
9,034 satisfied customers
My aunt emmigarted to London in 1963 and has become a British
My aunt emmigarted to London in 1963 and has become a British citizen. She has farming property in south africa. She has recently passed away. She was never married and has no children. The only survi… read more
JP
JP
Bachelor
624 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

PHINEAS MOTAUNG

PHINEAS MOTAUNG

Attorney

113 satisfied customers

BACHELOR OF LAWS

Emil

Emil

Attorney

33 satisfied customers

BCom Law LLB, 3 years post article experience as attorney

LCP

LCP

Attorney

21 satisfied customers

BCom (Stell) LLB LLM

Freddie Lombard

Freddie Lombard

Attorney

3,795 satisfied customers

Practicing attorney and conveyancer with 16 years post article experience.

Chris K

Chris K

Lawyer

1,647 satisfied customers

Attorney & Director at Lombard Kotze Incorporated

Shaie Zindel

Shaie Zindel

Attorney

1,250 satisfied customers

All areas of commercial and contract Law - specialist in property advice.

inciteadvisor

inciteadvisor

Commercial Lawyer

814 satisfied customers

B.Com LLB Registered Corporate lawywer

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x