Frequently asked questions


What is the role of an administrator of an estate?

An Administrator takes care of the administrative tasks relevant to the tying up of a deceased estate.

What is estate administration?

Estate Administration is the process whereby a person’s assets are either redeemed/transferred and their debts paid.

What is an executorship?

The administration of deceased Estates is generally the process of winding up the affairs of the deceased and is governed by the Administration of Estates Act, 66 of 1965 (as amended).

What is an estate after death?

After someone dies, someone (called the deceased individual’s Executor or Administrator) must deal with their money and property (the deceased individual’s Estate).

What happens to my estate when I die?

What you have stated in your Will is what is actioned after your death.