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Am I obliged to leave my estate to my family?

By David Knott of Private Client Trust, the fiduciary services division of Private Client Holdings, and a member of the Fiduciary Institute of South Africa In many countries around the world there are forced heirship laws in place which have evolved over many years of custom before eventually being legislated into law. South Africa has no similar...

Estate planning around divorce

Experiencing the emotional turmoil of a divorce is bad enough, but going through a divorce when you are financially dependent could make your problems even worse. Angelique Visser, Chairperson of the Fiduciary Institute of Southern Africa and Director, Baraza Wealth, gives a few guidelines for women to consider to help them make informed decisions...