Susan B. Cohen Attorneys, Notaries and Conveyancers, Sandton, South Africa - Deceased Estate Administration

Deceased Estate and Trust Administration

The administration of the estate of a deceased and beloved family member or friend is a practical and legal necessity which requires a high level of skill and patience on the part of the person to whom this task has been entrusted.

It is a difficult time for families and it is often a lengthy, emotional and complex process as all debtors, creditors and beneficiaries have to be established and validated. Assets have to be realised or transferred and estate duties and personal taxes have to be paid.

Our team's experience with administrating estates, ensures that delays are avoided wherever possible, minimising the stress associated with winding up and settling a deceased estate.

We ensure regular communication with beneficiaries, creditors, debtors and other stakeholders to an estate to keep them fully informed of progress. At a difficult time for all families, we work with the families, the executor and advisors to make sure that we provide an efficient service