CHECK LIST - REPORTING A DECEASED ESTATE
Master of the KwaZulu-Natal High Court, Durban
DOCUMENTS TO BE COMPLETED
DOCUMENTS TO BRING
1) Death Notice (J294)
1) Certified copy: ID of Deceased
2) Next-of-kin Affidavit, if no Will (J192)
2) Certified copy: Death Certificate
3) Affidavit of Care
(Completed by Caregiver of minor child)
3) Original Will & Codicils
4) Inventory (J243)
4) Certified copy: Marriage Certificate or
Divorce Order
5) List of Creditors
(Where estate is below R125 000.00)
5) Certified copy: ID of Applicant & all
parties nominating the Applicant
6) Declaration that the estate was not
reported to any other offices
(Master or Magistrate’s Office) Not required
for new matters
6) Certified copy: Birth Certificates of all
minors
7) Nominations (if no Will)
7) Vouchers in respect of: (18(3) estates)
Fixed Property
Movables
Bank Accounts:
8) Undertaking & Acceptance of Master’s
Direction (Section 18(3) Estates) (J155)
9) Acceptance of Trust as Executor (J190)
(Where estate is above R 125 000.00)
Comments
Assisted By: _____________________________ Date: ______________________________
Signature: _____________________________
CONSULTATIONS AFTER 1.00 PM WILL ONLY BE IN RESPECT OF: URGENT MATTERS, FUNERALS,
SERVICE POINTS & MATTERS WHERE PRIOR APPOINTMENTS WERE MADE
Follow this link for the Application for Certified Copies (JM46);
Notice to Creditors (J193); Circular 70/2011 Payment of Fees Amendment
& other relevant forms on the Masters website.
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