FISA CEO Louis van Vuren writes summaries for 3 different fiduciary-related court cases for Without Prejudice.
Court rules life partners are spouses for intestate succession
Breetzke and Others NNO v Alexander NO and Others  ZASCA 97
Court case on the accrual and a post nuptial contract
Court case on costs of litigation paid from deceased estate
The Supreme Court of Appeal refused to extend the common law rule that grandparents can be liable for maintenance of their grandchildren, to the deceased estate of such a grandparent.
In a recent court case, Van Rensburg v Van Rensburg NO and Others (March 24) issues around a testamentary trust were highlighted.
FISA CEO update
Court case on authorisation of trustee by co-trustees
Court case on heir’s right to sue