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will

The Last Will and Testament – A Story for the Blockchain and Tokenisation

A person’s last Will and testament, best to refer to as a Will, embodies a representation of all that a person is worth. In a more profound sense, Wills represent a person’s accomplishments and are a measure of one’s value and contribution to one’s friends, family and society. For this reason, Will’s, since first used […]

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Testamentary Trusts

Testamentary Trusts

We all have read and heard somewhere in our lives of the importance of a Will.  However, we have not heard the reasons as to why we need to make provision for a testamentary trust in our Wills.  As we are celebrating Youth Month in June, we are now more aware than ever before that […]

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cryptocurrency

What happens to your Cryptocurrency when you pass away?

What seemed to be a completely foreign concept just a few years ago, is now a reality for most investors. Cryptocurrency is a virtual form of money that is protected by indestructible Cryptography which makes it a secure way to store wealth and investments. Cryptocurrencies are unique in the sense that their blockchain technology is […]

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cohabitation

The myths of cohabitation

In South Africa there is a myth that, if you are not married, but living with (cohabiting) your partner for a certain amount of time, it translates into a “common law marriage” by default.  The truth is: cohabitation or living together is not recognised as a de facto marital relationship, of any kind, in terms […]

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will

The importance of a proper will when you have children – RSG Rand en Sent – 1 May 2016

Nicolene Schoeman-Louw was again featured on RSG’s “Rand en Sent” on Sunday, 1 May 2016.  Following the discussion on buying shares online and investment advice, she discusses why it is of utmost importance to have the correct will drafted when you have children. Listen to the podcast by clicking here. There are many medicines. Certain medicines are popular. […]

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