Trusts

A trust is a structure to which property is transferred. A trust is administered by trustees on behalf of one or more beneficiaries in accordance with the trust instrument (which could be a trust deed or a Will). We offer the following services with regards to trusts:

  • The creation of Inter Vivos Trusts and Testamentary Trusts
  • The preparation and registration of Charitable Trusts
  • Formal amendments to Trust Deeds and change of Trustees
  • Drafting of Trustees’ minutes
  • Drafting of resolutions

Click here to view our video

Associated Professionals

LAURA AMES
DIRECTOR
laura@schnetlers.law.za

RELATED ARTICLES

November 1, 2017

THE BENEFITS OF CREATING A TRUST

Trusts are well-known to facilitate effective estate planning and continuity planning strategies. That said, setting up a trust – whether an inter vivos (between the living) […]
April 13, 2017

THE BENEFITS OF CREATING A TRUST

Trusts are well-known to facilitate effective estate planning and continuity planning strategies. That said, setting up a trust – whether an inter vivos (between the living) […]
April 18, 2016

HOW TO REGISTER AN INTER-VIVOS TRUST

In South Africa there are mainly two types of trusts that are registered. An inter-vivos trust can be created between living persons, and a testamentary trust […]
February 9, 2016

IS IT BENEFICIAL TO CREATE A TRUST?

A Trust can be described as a legal relationship which has been created by the founder, who places assets under the control of Trustees. This either […]