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There are two kinds of estates : intestate (with no will) and testate (with a will).
The estates in Johannesburg can be finalised within a period of six to twelve months, depending on various factors such as the size of the estate, the number of bequests and the debts owing by the estate.
Intestate estate in Johannesburgs usually take a considerably longer period of time and are usually finalised with a period of eighteen months. It is for this reason that we always recommend to our clients that they have a valid will drawn up as it will spare their families the long process of having their estates settled.
Process : Both estates are submitted to the Master of the High Court with the necessary documentation and we will attend to all the processes necessary to have the relevant estate finalised as quickly as possible.