Should I get a will drawn up?

I’d like to start by explaining what will happen to what you own after you die if you don’t have a will: a family member must report your death to the Master’s office, and they will assist the family in choosing someone who will gather your assets, pay your debts and then divide up what

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Beware the trust

I recently presented a seminar on the latest developments in trust law to Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa. I was most concerned to note that there are many recent court judgments where innocent business people have encountered disaster where they transacted with a trust represented by unscrupulous or inept trustees. In each case, the trustees after

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