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Personal Servitude explained by our Attorneys in Cape Town

A personal servitude can be described as the right to the enjoyment of another person’s immovable property.

The holder of the personal servitude is entitled to enjoy the immovable property as if it were their own, but should preserve the substance of the immovable property and not destroy it

Islamic Sharia Wills - Attorneys in Cape Town

One of the most important aspects for a Muslim is to have their estate in order. This is an easier task when the country you reside in practices Islamic Sharia law. In South Africa however, Sharia law is not the law of the land and as a result, Islamic succession laws are not automatically implemented as they would in a country practicing Sharia law.

Estate Administration & The Role of an Executor

In this article our attorneys in Cape Town discuss in brief, the role of the executor in a deceased estate and what qualities to look for in a potential executor.

When describing the role of an executor to my clients, for simplicity, I reference the fact that the executor ‘steps into the shoes’ of the deceased. However, there is a lot more that an executor must know and do, in accordance with the Law, as briefly discussed below.

Buying Property? Make sure your Co-ownership Agreement is secure

Buying property; whether for personal, investment or business purposes, remains a stressful exercise.

As a result of the increase in price of properties and difficulty to raise the costs involved with maintaining and attaining a property; such as transfer costs, deposit and maintenance, many people are seeking to share some of the responsibility and financial exposure with another person/s.

Understanding the Suspensive Conditions of your Offer to Purchase

There are certain conditions that may be included in your offer to purchase that will need to be fulfilled before your contract is considered valid. These are referred to as your suspensive conditions. The fulfilment of the contract is then delayed until such a time that your conditions have been met.

Purchasing a Property - To Trust or not to Trust

Before purchasing a property in the name of a trust there are a few vital points to consider.

Land Expropriation with Compensation explained by our Attorneys

For most people, Land Expropriation does not require much introduction as it has dominated the news and our social media over the last few months.

Bond Consolidation: Using your Bond to Pay off Debt

With household debt levels in South Africa rising, many home owners have turned to bond consolidation in an attempt to better their financial position, by means of utilising a home loan or existing bond account to pay off several other smaller loans.

Parking Bays and the Decisions made by the Body Corporate

A buyer of a unit in a sectional title scheme may be worried when the property description in the Offer to Purchaser fails to mention the simultaneous transfer of a Parking Bay or Garage space (“PB1” or “G1” for example).

Estate Planning - Types of Estates and their differences

There are certain matters in life which are unfortunately, unavoidable.

Most people at some stage of their life have to deal with the reporting of a deceased estate.

There are two types of Estates - each with brief differences in their administration.

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