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If your father left the property to your mother in his will, she would need to transfer it into her own name first.
It depends. The South African Nursing Council will recognise your qualification if it meets certain criteria.
Building homes is outside the scope of the CIDB but you need to register with the NHBRC before starting construction.
You can apply for a temporary spousal visa or a spousal permit.
No, both spouses need to agree to change the joint will and this is no longer possible if one has passed away.
The disability grant is only available to people aged 19 to 59.
You could make a sworn affidavit explaining your circumstances, but you may need legal help.
You should make an application to the bank to take over the existing home loan, but you would have to meet the bank’s qualifying criteria.
You are protected by the Interim Protection of Informal Land Rights Act and cannot be removed without your informed permission.
If he did not leave a will, his child will inherit his estate when they turn 18. In the meantime, it will be kept in the Guardians Fund.