Good Morning I need advice. My brother p...

Asked by Samuel Jansen Van Rensburg on 04-05-2023 10:06:27
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Gauteng

Good Morning I need advice. My brother passed on the 19/04/2023 Hes landlord didnt inform us and told the hospital he doesn't have family. Only the afternoon my uncle from Cape town phoned us. He passed away around 9H00 the morning she transferd his money into her account. On the 20 th she refused to give his documents. We went to Legal Aid they issued a letter for police assistance but they couldnt help us. I got a letter of Authority from the high court. She didnt bother with any funeral costs and sitting with al his money and belongings and refuse to give it. We blocked his card the Sunday. On Monday Morning she was at the bank and swearing us and after that she was at the small claims court she was there and told us we can throw him in a whole for all she care. And we must pay for everything but shes sitting with all his money. He was only renting at this ladys place.

If you would like to view the entire answer, you will need to either login or register a FREE account.


DISCLAIMER: Advice or answers from Lawyers on South African Legal Advice are not substitutes for the proper advice of an Lawyer. South African Legal Advice is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Lawyer who assists with your question is not your Lawyer, and the response above is not to be considered to be legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains. The responses above are from individual Lawyers, not South African Legal Advice. The site and services are provided “as is”. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service.