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…

builders lien

Builders Lien

BUILDER’S LIEN AND THE MANDAMENT VAN SPOLIE Where a builder’s lien is in place, owners must be aware not to take the law in their own hands where the builder does not perform in terms of the building agreement. The fundamental purpose of the mandament van spolie remedy is to serve as a tool for…