About deceased estates

If you’ve recently lost someone close to you, find out what to do when a loved one dies.

If you're a beneficiary in a Will, learn what happens next, including how long it might take to settle.

Have you been named executor?

Find out what’s involved in being executor for a Will.

You can choose to hand over the duties to us.

What happens if you die without a Will?

If you die without a Will, your estate is distributed in line with the Succession Act. Find out what happens if you die intestate.

How much does administering a deceased estate cost?

Use our tool to work out an estimate of the potential fees for the Public Trustee to administer a deceased estate.

Deceased estate property sales

See listings of houses and apartments coming up for auction or sale.

More information

If you have any questions, we’re here to answer. To learn more, or book an appointment, you can:

Last published: 8/01/2020 10:59:02 PM