Asked by Pamela
on 30-01-2020 07:59:59
Question posted in the Immigration Law
category relating to KwaZulu-Natal
Question value: R 0.00
Hi there, im Pamela . I need legal advice. My dad came into South Africa when he was really young (around 16). A few years later he was arrested for being an illegal immigrant. He was later released. Now yearsss later (2017), he passed away (he was 50), we can't get a proper original death certificate because he was an illegal immigrant. What is the way forward now because everything is in his name (title deed of the house etc). We cant even get a letter of authority over the house because on the system at Home affairs he is still alive and we dont have a death certificate. Is there some thing that we can do to get his death certificate because without it, our lives are also on hold. He has 4 children, all born and bred here in south africa. Also it appeared that his ID was a duplicate. Thank you for your help
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