estate planning

Should I use a Liechtenstein foundation as a private trust company for my family trusts?

By |July 28th, 2014|

Should I use a Liechtenstein foundation as a private trust company for my family trusts?
Many families use trusts as an estate planning vehicle and for wealth preservation. Increasingly, instead

Maintenance upon the death of a spouse

By |July 28th, 2014|

Maintenance upon the death of a spouse
Claiming maintenance in terms of the Maintenance of Surviving Spouses Act 27 of 1990
The Maintenance of Surviving Spouses Act 27 of 1990 (hereinafter

Is it beneficial to set up a trust for estate planning purposes?

By |July 28th, 2014|

Is it beneficial to set up a trust for estate planning purposes?
Estate planning in your personal name

Estate planning involves the effective structuring of assets so that they may be

The Premarital and Postmarital Agreement (Part I)

By |July 28th, 2014|

The Premarital and Postmarital Agreement- consider it when tying the knot or thereafter
Legal and tax considerations of pre and postmarital agreements?
Marriage today is more complex than ever given the

Succession in Russia: General Terms

By |July 28th, 2014|

Succession in Russia: general terms
Succession in Russia is possible by will and operation of law. The freedom of will is limited. To acquire the estate the heirs shall accept

Can NRIs and foreign nationals buy, inherit or transfer Indian real estate?

By |May 14th, 2014|

Can NRIs and foreign nationals buy, inherit or transfer Indian real estate?
Considerations in Indian real estate purchases
Non-Resident Indians, Persons of Indian Origin, Foreign Nationals and Indian residents involved in