Administration of Estates is a concise and very practical guide to the administration of deceased estates.
Administration of Estates is a great benefit to law students, practitioners and executors of estates. As such, it is the ideal companion to Pace and Van Der Westhuizens Wills and Trusts.
Table of contents
Chapter 1 - A brief overview of current legislation applicable to the administration of estates
Chapter 2 - The Master of the High Court and the executor of a deceased estate
Chapter 3 - Reporting the estate
Chapter 4 - Executor's duties after receiving letters of executorship
Chapter 5 - Methods of liquidation
Chapter 6 - The doctrine of election, adiation, repudiation and massing of estates
Chapter 7 - How estate assets are accounted for in the estate account
Chapter 8 - How estate liabilities are accounted for in the estate account
Chapter 9 - Estate duty
Chapter 10 - The liquidation and distribution account
Chapter 11 - Finalisation of the estate
Chapter 12 - An overview of the accrual system in terms of the Matrimonial Property Act