You have worked hard to build financial security and freedom for yourself and those dear to you, but what will happen to your estate when you pass away?

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A will ensures your peace of mind

We will help you draft a will that ensures your wishes are carried out legally,
that your loved ones are taken care of and that your possessions of
monetary and sentimental value are properly protected and distributed.

Contact Wills Direct on
0860 627 775

Secure the future of your loved ones

  • Why should I have a will?

    A will gives you the opportunity to indicate how and to whom your assets are to be distributed after your death. If you die without a will, your assets may not end up with the people you would have wanted them to. A will also allows you:

    • Comprehensive estate planning suited to your unique needs
    • Easy and comprehensive estate administration
    • Protection and management of your assets
    • Distribution of assets according to your wishes
    • Nomination of the responsible person/institution for winding up your estate (the executor)
    • Nomination of a guardian to look after the affairs of any of your minor children
    • Protection of benefits to beneficiaries by way of a testamentary trust
    • Nomination of the responsible person/institution for administering any testamentary trust (the trustee)
    • Assistance in cases where the testator/testatrix was involved in more than one relationship or marriage
    • Adequate liquidity in the estate to meet commitments during the winding-up period
    • Determining estate duty and other taxes and ensuring that your estate is set up in a tax-efficient way
    • For business owners, to ensure the business succession is in place so that your business continues to run smoothly
  • How do I go about it?

    • If you are registered for online banking, you can apply for your will through your Absa Online account
    • Contact Absa Wills Direct on 0860 627 775 and a consultant will help you
    • Leave a request for us to contact you below
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A trust helps to secure the future of your loved ones

We offer a number of trust services to facilitate the creation and protection of wealth.

Contact Trust Services on
0861 238 886.

Protect your assets

  • When do I need a trust?

    • When you have substantial assets and you want your estate to be distributed in a very specific way
    • If you want to transfer and grow assets in a living trust instead of in your own estate to minimise estate duty and other costs
    • If you want to ensure continuity of financial support and protection from generation to generation
    • If you want to benefit a particular cause such as a charity or a dependent family member during and after your lifetime
  • Types of trust services

    We specialise in various trust services to accommodate your specific needs:

    • Testamentary trust
    • Living/Inter vivos trust
    • Beneficiary fund/employee benefit trust
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Plan your estate administration

We have the technical expertise and resources to administer deceased estates
professionally and efficiently, in as short a time as possible.

Contact our Estate Intake Centre on
0860 110 287

Protect your assets

  • How do I know if my estate planning is in order?

    A will indicates how and to whom your assets are to be distributed after your death.

    Estate administration allows for:

    • Easy and comprehensive estate administration
    • Protection, management and distribution of your assets according to your will
    • Protection of benefits to beneficiaries by way of a testamentary trust
    • Ensuring cash is available for your heirs’ living expenses after your death
    • For business owners, ensuring business succession
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