Good day, We were a group of four in our...

Asked by Edwin on 29-03-2022 15:04:14
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Mpumalanga

Good day, We were a group of four in our stokvel circle, each was contributing R10 000 monthly. I was the fourth in the group and the last of which I have contributed to all. On the 1st of March 2022, I transferred the money as usual to one of us and unfortunately, he died a few days after, this month was my turn to receive the payout and everyone received his payout except me. I  contacted his family, they told me to submit my claim to the High Court. My question is what steps must I take to claim my funds.

Answer to the Question

Posted by Att. Patrick on 03-04-2022 23:15:01

Hi there,

I see that you haven't made a payment for the question, but I'm going to assist you a little. If you want to ask a follow-up question, please make the required payment, even if it is R150 or R200.

You need to contact the deceased's executor and submit a claim with the executor.

Just be aware that it might take up to 12 months to get paid out! 

Att. Patrick 

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