Arthur Johannes

Consultant
Arthur Johannes is a Consultant at Adriaans Attorneys and also the Head of its Trust and Estates Department. Arthur specialises in work relating to the law of succession, estate and trust administration. This entails, estate planning, the drafting of wills, deceased estate administration, curatorship administration, drafting and registration of trust deeds and trusteeship and trust administration. Arthur is also a registered liquidator.
Education

  • 2002 - University of the Western Cape, Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Cape Town, South Africa

Membership

  • The Law Society of the Cape of Good Hope
  • Estate planning and drafting of wills and trust deeds.
  • Administration of deceased estates.
  • Administration of testamentary and inter vivos trusts.
  • Curatorship applications.
  • Administration of curatorship estates.
  • Court applications and actions in respect of matters dealing with succession and estate and trust administration.
  • Forensic enquiries into actions of erstwhile executors, curators or trustees.
Arthur began his career in 2004 as a Candidate Attorney at Arendse Loubser Mettler. He was appointed as an Associate in 2004 and became a Director in 2007. In 2013 Arthur commenced practicing for Adriaans Attorneys as a Consultant and Head of the Trust and Estates Department.
May 18, 2018

Renouncing your benefit from a Will: What are the Consequences.

Any person nominated to receive an inheritance, whether it arises from a will or by virtue of the laws of intestate succession, may choose either to […]
March 20, 2018

When I ‘split’, how will they ‘split?’

It was Benjamin Franklin who famously stated that only two things in life are certain: Death and Taxes, these are unavoidable. In the case of the […]
December 11, 2017

DISINHERITANCE OF A SURVIVING SPOUSE WITHIN THREE MONTHS OF DIVORCE

Matthew Cannon In terms of Section 2B of The Wills Act 7 of 1953 (‘the Act’), if any person dies within three months after dissolution of […]