Administration of Deceased Estates – an introduction

ADMINISTRATION OF DECEASED ESTATES – AN INTRODUCTION After the death of a family member there are certain administrative duties bequeathed upon the surviving spouse, children, friends or any other relevant party who will be appointed as the executor in the estate. The Executor or Master’s representative is appointed after the fulfilment of certain formalities prescribed…

VOETSTOOTS

VOETSTOOTS VS LATENT DEFECTS – RECENT LAW REPORTS Ellis and Another v Cilliers N.O and Others (16936/11) [2015] ZAWCHC 145 (9 October 2015) The factual background to the dispute is briefly as follows: The Plaintiffs bought a wooden house built into a slope and the front is on so-called “stilts”. When they started renovating it…