De Freitas Attorneys
At De Freitas Attorneys we believe in providing excellent service to our clients and thereby forging lasting relationships. It is our mantra to treat every client as our only client. Each client and each matter gets treated as such and we strive to deal with each matter as quickly and efficiently and comprehensively as possible.
Should you require assistance with any legal mater, please do not hesitate to contact us, we will gladly assist.
Olivia de Freitas is an admitted Attorney, Notary and Conveyancer who obtained her LLB Degree at the University of the Western Cape in 2008.
She completed her articles at De Klerk & Van Gend Inc. whereafter she joined a Specialist Deceased Estate Administration firm, where she gained invaluable experience and knowledge about the Administration of Deceased Estates, Drafting of Wills, Conveyancing and Notarial work.
•Deceased Estate administration
We handle the entire process which involves assisting the client with completing the reporting documents, reporting the Estate to the Master of the High Court, obtaining the Letters of Executorship and the actual administration process up until obtaining the final documents from the Master’s office once the process is finalized.
•Drafting of Wills
Having a Will is very important and many people often postpone having a Will drafted as it seems daunting and complicated. It is however not a difficult or complicated procedure and can be finalized within a few hours.
•Conveyancing / Property transfers and related matters
This includes drafting of Deeds of Sales as well as the actual transfer process (registering the transfer of ownership in the Deeds office).
•Drafting of Ante-nuptial contracts
It is important for engaged couples who intend on getting married to decide on a marriage regime that will govern their marriage. We advise our clients on the different marriage regimes and once the couple decide which regime they want to choose we draft the Ante-nuptial contract and attend to the registration of same in the Deeds Office.
•General Notarial work
Includes the drafting and registration of Notarial Bonds, Notarial Deeds of Cession of Exclusive Use Areas, Notarial Deeds of Cession of various personal servitudes.
Voluntary Sequestration is a mechanism available to people who have significant debt and who have, unsuccessfully, exhausted all avenues available to them in order to settle their debt. Voluntary Sequestration involves such a person applying to the High Court to be sequestrated and to be declared insolvent.
A person who has been declared insolvent is automatically rehabilitated after the expiry of 10 years after date of sequestration. However, it is possible for an insolvent person to apply for his/her rehabilitation within the 10 year period. This involves an Application to the High Court and is subject to certain requirements.
Suite 305, 3rd Floor, Tygerberg Centre, 16 Voortrekker Road, Bellville, 7530
074 999 2743
021 949 9169