Administration of Deceased Estates
Certificate in Administration of Deceased Estates
Let us help you launch your professional career as an Executor, Administrator, Trust Officer, Paralegal or Estate staff member in this highly regulated and lucrative field.
The comprehensive course offers specialist training in all areas of Administration in Deceased Estates including:
An overview and interpretation of Wills & Codicils, Massing, Joint Wills, Repudiation & Adiation
Reporting the Estate
Appointment of Executor/Representative
Functions & Duties of Executor/Representative
Advertising for Debtors & Creditors
Collecting assets of the Deceased’s business/Interim Maintenance of Spouse & Minors; Guardian’s Fund
Opening Estate Bank Account
Calculating Accrual (if applicable)
Drafting the Estate Account (Liquidation & Distribution Account)
Claims in terms of Maintenance of Surviving Spouse Act
Estate Duty Return
Advertising the Account
Dealing with Objections
Pay Estate Debts
Distributing Assets, Transfer of Immoveable Property Vouchers
Master’s Filing Slip
The course runs for 8 weeks on Saturday mornings (09:00 – 11:00).
Procedure towards competency
Classes are lecture based with an examination at the end of the course.
For successful completion of the course:
A pass mark of 50% or more is required.
All fees must be paid up.
Course Material: Recommended reading
Deceased Estates by Kernick (latest edition). Available at JUTA Bookstore, Van Schaik Bookstore or Adams & Adams Bookstore.
For more information and assistance with fees & application forms please contact the Student Enrolment Officer at the campus you wish to study at. The course is offered at the following campuses: Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, Pretoria.