LEGAL PRACTITIONERS QUALIFICATION EXAMINATION.
TIME: 90 MINS
Mr and Mrs Jones, who are married to each other out of community of
property, instruct you to draw a joint will in which they leave the estate
of the first-dying to the survivor of them.
In the event of their simultaneous death, they leave their estates in trust
for the benefit of their minor children.
The survivor is to be the executor in the estate of the first-dying. You (a
legal practitioner) are to be the trustee and also the executor in the
event of simultaneous death.
Draw the joint will, omitting the causes relating to the powers of the
Your client dies intestate and his widow approaches you to administer the
estate consisting of"
Farm property worth
Policies and cash of
The deceased had left a son and two minor grand-children, children of his
The widow wishes you to be appointed as executor but the son wants to be
Who will the Master appoint?
List the documents that you will lodge with the Master to enable him
to appoint an executor.
Discuss briefly the steps to be taken by the executor in the
administration of the estate until the estate is finalised, stating
in particular the time fixed by the act for the various duties.
You are unable to lodge the account on due date.
Draw up your application for an extension of two months.
Supply your own facts as necessary.