Answers to your questions

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How can I make a review application to the Labour Court to overturn a decision made by the CCMA?

A review application is made by filling out Form 4 at the Labour Court.

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Can I sell a portion of the municipal land that I bought?

Consult the municipality about what the minimum size for subdivision is in your area.

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My late husband married another woman without my knowledge and left his estate to her. What can I do?

Because you did not agree to the second marriage, it is void. You can contest the will.

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What happens with the title deed if there is no will?

The Intestate Succession Act of 1987 applies

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How can I stop my relatives from stealing money from my late grandmother's estate?

You can lodge a complaint with the Master of the High Court.

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Where can I get a PTO certificate for my rural stand?

You need to approach the traditional leader in the area where you live.

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What happens if the seller of a house dies before the transfer has taken place?

The transfer process is halted and the estate of the deceased seller must be reported.

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Can I claim UIF death benefits two years after the person passed away?

Dependants only have 18 months to claim their benefits, but it's worth trying anyway

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If land was bought by multiple individuals at the same time long ago, how do their heirs claim the estate?

It's unclear how the heir of one of the owners would get an individual title deed for his share of the land.

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Does my son have any claim to my late parents' house?

No, but he will inherit part of your share of the house when you pass away.

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