Should Your Pets Be Included in Your Will?

By |2021-01-21T15:54:53+02:00January 21st, 2021|Blog|

Animal shelters across South Africa are seeing an increase in the number of pets they are accepting, which can be attributed to their owners passing from COVID-19 or simply not being in a position to afford them anymore due to job losses and salary cuts. In South Africa, a certain amount of protection is [...]

Death of a Loved One – A Tornado of Firsts

By |2020-10-27T08:42:27+02:00October 27th, 2020|Blog|

Getting through the year of firsts after a loved one has passed is a painful journey and one which we all dread. You know that you are going to have to face birthdays, holidays and other anniversaries for the first time without your loved one, and the thought of it makes your heart feel [...]

Death and Finances – The Family Finance Talk You Must Have

By |2020-10-23T10:30:17+02:00October 23rd, 2020|Blog|

Personal finances, politics, religion and death. These are all challenging topics for discussion, but it appears that people would prefer to talk to their family about their death rather than their personal finances. However, at some point, both death and finances need to be brought into the same discussion when planning for your family’s [...]

Dealing with the death of a loved one is painful and challenging in different ways for different people

By |2020-09-21T13:10:43+02:00September 21st, 2020|Blog|

We at AED Attorneys are a Family who have compassion for our clients, and we are a dedicated team that would like to guide and assist you and your family during this difficult time. AED Attorneys understand that dealing with your loved one’s affairs may be complicated and confusing to you. At AED Attorneys, we render [...]

Five events that negatively affect your estate when you pass away without a will

By |2020-10-28T15:35:05+02:00September 21st, 2020|Blog|

In our previous blog, we asked the question how do I know if my will is valid? Another immensely popular question we receive regularly is what happens if I do not have a valid will or I pass without a valid will which ties into our previous blog. When one considers the process, you [...]

The value of appointing a professional executor to finalise your estate

By |2020-09-21T09:04:58+02:00September 21st, 2020|Blog|

The importance of having a valid will and nominating an appropriate person as the executor of your estate cannot be emphasised enough. A testator may nominate any natural person, including a spouse or a child, but should not underestimate the complexity of the process and the pressure and responsibility it places on someone who [...]

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