Maman - Attorney - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Lesley Maman

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa



Work History

secretary then candidate attorney then associate (attorney)

routledge modise

From January 2006

• Consulting with clients and drafting of wills
• Creation and registration of discretionary, vesting and charitable testamentary trusts to safeguard the interests of minor, special needs and elderly testamentary beneficiaries
• Provision of estate duty related advice
• Drafting and bringing successful applications in terms of Rule 2(3) of the Wills Act
• Providing advice in relation to usufructs and fideicommissae
• Advice in relation to mortis causa donations
• Advice in relation to the validity of wills
• Advice in relation to fiduciary obligations placed on the Trustees of testamentary trusts
• Variation of testamentary trusts in terms of section 13 of the Trust Property Control Act
• Advice on the application of section 37C of the Pension Funds Act on deceased estates
• Advice in relation to nude prohibitions

Administration of deceased estates
• Consulting with clients
• Completing reporting documents
• Reporting estates, including obtaining letters of executorship
• Taking control of estate assets
• Drafting of liquidation and distribution accounts
• Advertising
• Operating estate bank accounts
• Addressing disputes between heirs
• Redistribution agreements
• Agreements for the sale of assets
• Drafting of reconciliation statements
• Payment to heirs
• Obtaining filed of record notices from the Master
• Corresponding with institutions, banks and investment holders
• Collating and selling of shares and securities
• Paternity disputes and resolution of patrimonial claims
• Calculation of accrual
• Labour law queries
• Delictual claims
• Criminal law (bloedige hand hebt geen erf)
• Commercial and Insurance law
• Litigation

Trust and estate planning
• Drafting and registration of inter vivos trusts
• Amendment of inter vivos trust deed
• Appointment and removal of Trustees
• Advice in relation to bequests made to offshore inter vivos trusts
• Piercing of trust veil
• Advice in relation to the estate duty related benefits of t


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