Can a Video Call be a Valid Will?

Death is not the end. There remains the litigation over the estate.” (Ambrose Bierce)

It may well be that in the future, we will be able to make a perfectly valid will (“Last Will and Testament”) by way of a video recording or other electronic means, but that day has not yet arrived.

For now, it is essential that your will be […]

2023-10-24T06:19:41+00:00October 24th, 2023|Findotnews|0 Comments

The Risky New Trust Landscape – What Trustees Need to do Know

“The common assumption is that trusts are some kind of tax panacea…Then, conversely, from a South African Revenue Service (SARS) perspective, trusts are viewed with a degree of suspicion and mistrust. [T]he truth lies somewhere between these positions.” (Broomberg on Tax Strategy)

The legal and tax landscape in which South African trusts operate has changed substantially over the last few months, […]

2023-10-23T07:04:22+00:00October 23rd, 2023|Findotnews|0 Comments

Dementia: Understanding Your Legal Options

Dementia is a widespread medical condition that affects people of all ages but particularly the elderly, and includes conditions like Alzheimer’s. One of the most significant challenges of dementia is the loss of mental capacity, making it difficult for individuals to make crucial decisions, including those related to their legal affairs, finances and care. This can be particularly problematic when […]

2023-10-12T12:31:49+00:00October 12th, 2023|Findotnews|0 Comments
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