Attorneys Notaries Conveyancers Johannesburg - Cape Town

Attorneys Johannesburg & Cape Town

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Van Deventer & Van Deventer Incorporated is a leading South African law firm with offices in Rivonia Sandton, Johannesburg and Brackenfell Bellville, Cape Town.

Our firm of attorneys in Johannesburg and attorneys in Cape Town comprehensively cover the following aspects of legal practice:

  • Conveyancing Services - Conveyancing attorneys and general conveyancers, Conveyancing & Bond Cost Calculators
  • Divorce and Family Law - Divorce attorneys and family lawyers, Child Maintenance, Custody & Parenting plans. International Abduction
  • Estates, Trusts & Wills - Estate administration lawyers, Family & Discretionary Trusts, Living Wills, Amending Trust Deeds
  • Marriage and Matrimonial Property - Antenuptial contracts, Matrimonial Regime Changes, Cohabitation Agreements, Life Partnership Agreements
  • Notarial Services - Notaries, Apostille Certificates, General Notarial Bonds, Notarised Documents
  • Property Law - Real Estate lawyers, Sectional Title Developments, Property Zoning
  • Civil Litigation & Debt Collection - Arrear levy collection

We know that Van Deventer & Van Deventer Incorporated’s distinctive spirit comes across through these pages because we are passionate about what we do.

We are highly capable lawyers in whom you can have real confidence, partly because of our technical expertise, but also because of our ethical practice and absolute professionalism

Although we have law offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg, our single office approach ensures excellent communications and efficient co-ordination of our resources.

We handle complex, strategic work and litigation for our clients, but appreciate the importance of value for money, commercial awareness and flexibility.

We are also lucky enough to enjoy what we do, primarily because of the great, long-term relationships we build with our many valued clients.

[Title]Under Which Grounds may the Validity of a Will be Challenged?

A Will is designed to capture the wishes of the deceased with regards to how they prefer their estate to devolve to the nominated heirs. Such Will contains instructions as to how assets must be distributed to the heirs under that estate and in some instances, who must preside over such process (Executor).

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Monday, September 13, 2021 Views: 13

[Title]Ready to Put Your Will in a Will? Here are Some Things to Note

The importance of putting wishes in a Will can never be overemphasised. Amongst many other benefits, it provides for an easy and clear process of devolution of the estate of the deceased with less or without disputes.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Friday, September 10, 2021 Views: 10

[Title]Signing on Behalf of a Trust – A Checklist

In terms of the Trust Property Control Act 57 of 1988 (the Act) the definition of a Trust can be paraphrased as, a design whereby a person’s ownership interest in assets is, by way of a trust instrument, put under the care, control and trust of other persons referred to as Trustees and/or beneficiaries, for the benefit of nominated beneficiaries.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 Views: 13

[Title]How is a Trustee Removed? Our Attorneys Answer

The essence behind a Trust is the transfer of ownership of property from the Trust Founder to the Trust, while putting its control under the Trustees, for the advantage of the beneficiaries. The duties and responsibilities of the Trustees are fiduciary in nature and as such they must perform them with good faith, honesty, diligence, skill and uphold the best interests of the Trust and its beneficiaries.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 Views: 13

[Title]As a Trustee – Where Authority Begins and Ends

The assumption of a position or office comes with specific responsibilities and duties. The anticipation is that the bearer will perform the duties as required and expected, within set confines. These parameters are what define roles so as to achieve coordinated and oriented outcomes.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Monday, September 6, 2021 Views: 14

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