Attorneys, Deceased Estate Practitioners & Conveyancers
Prokureurs, Boedelberedderaars & Aktevervaardigers

Karen van Niekerk Attorneys specialises in the administration of deceased estates, deceased estate transfers and general conveyancing.

The Estate Process

Templates – Wills

NB! These are only examples of wills that may be used where the circumstances are the same, but where the circumstances differ the will should be changed accordingly.

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Reporting documents - Testate Estates (With a Will)

Items underlined below are downloadable documents.

  1. Death notice (J294)
  2. Certified copy of the death certificate
  3. Certified copy of the ID of the deceased
  4. Copy of the will
  5. Next-of-kin
  6. Certified copy of the marriage certificate (if applicable)
  7. Antenuptial contract, divorce order and divorce settlement (if applicable)
  8. Certified copies of beneficiaries’ IDs
  9. Inventory (J243)
  10. List of creditors
  11. Declaration of marriage
  12. Affidavit / Declaration
  13. Certified copy of the executor’s ID
  14. Acceptance of executorship (J190)

Section 18(3) testate estate (with a will)

Same as above, except the Acceptance of Executorship (J190) is replaced with Undertaking and Acceptance of Master’s directions by executor (J155) in duplicate.

Reporting documents - Intestate Estates (Without a Will)

Items underlined below are downloadable documents.

  1. Death notice (J294)
  2. Certified copy of the death certificate
  3. Certified copy of the ID of the deceased
  4. Next-of-kin
  5. Certified copy of the marriage certificate (if applicable)
  6. Antenuptial contract, divorce order and divorce settlement (if applicable)
  7. Certified copies of beneficiaries’ IDs
  8. Inventory (J243)
  9. List of creditors
  10. Declaration of marriage
  11. Affidavit / Declaration
  12. Letters of nomination
  13. Bond of security (if applicable, section 23 of the Act)
  14. Certified copy of the executor’s ID
  15. Acceptance of executorship (J190)

Section 18(3) intestate estate (without a will)

Same as above, except the Acceptance of Executorship (J190) is replaced with Undertaking and Acceptance of Master’s directions by executor (J155) in duplicate.