Deceased Estates Online Course | 4 day

DECEASED ESTATES | Online course
15, 16, 22 and 23 November 2023 | 13:00 – 15:30
Get the skills to administer a deceased estate

About this online course and what the programme includes

The purpose of this online course is to educate all interested parties in the skill of administrating deceased estates as well as what precisely is meant with deceased estates. The online course aims to process the attendee’s thought-process in developing an administrative and procedurally correct journey, by achieving the ability to understand and to effectively be able to administer a deceased estate.

Online course presentation

This online course is designed to educate on a effective level and to assist the attendee to utilise the skills acquired in practice.

Online course content

•   Know which parties are involved in the administration process, as well as the parties’ function
•   Know the steps while waiting upon letters of executorship to be issued
•   Know the steps after receiving letters of executorship, but before lodgement
•   Draft letters to possible creditors of the deceased
•   Draft letters to valuators of the movable and/or immovable property
•   Assist with drafting a very basic liquidation and distribution account
•   Understand what a section 18(3) estate is

Benefits of the online course
The administration of deceased estates is a complicated field of law and the benefit of acquiring more knowledge in this field is self-evident.

Kyle Kietzmann has been a practising attorney since 2014. He opened his practise in 2016 in Pretoria and opened a branch in Johannesburg in April 2022. His law firm specialises in civil matters, labour matters, criminal matters, debt collecting, deceased estates, contractual law, commercial law, family law, maintenance, protection orders, etcetera.

As a lecture for the Law Society of South Africa, Legal Education and Development (LEAD), he has lectured since 2016 in the following subjects: magistrates court practice, labour law, wills and estates, criminal law, debt collecting, casework, business writing, ethics, legal costs, etcetera

What previous delegates said

•    I truly enjoyed this online course. It was absolutely worth it.
•    Very well presented and well-structured. Very informative. Excellent refresher online course
•    Enjoyed this online course a lot, helped me understand the liquidation and distribution account.
•    The content will assist me in my practice.
•    I loved the practical tips given.

15, 16, 22 and 23 November 2023 | 13:00 – 15:30Closing date for registrations:  14 November 2023Certification
All sessions are mandatory to qualify for a certificate.
Who should register?

Legal support staff, candidate legal practitioners, paralegals, executors and administrators, investment advisors, professional estate planners, insurance advisors, accountants and anyone who would like to improve their knowledge of estates.


Registration fee categories (including VAT):

•    Practising legal practitioners and other staff from legal firms: R3 070 per person.
•    Non-practising legal practitioners/others: R4 120 per person.

How to register

Kindly note that you can only register online and that there are limited places available. Participants should be registered individually to enable the system to generate a unique username and password for each person.

Payment should be made by electronic funds transfer (EFT) only. Remember to upload the proof of payment (PDF) in step 2 (Online registration form)LSSA banking details: Account name: Law Society of South Africa | Bank: FNB Pretoria | Branch code: 251445 | Account no: 6200 9641 079 | Reference: DE, Initials Surname,


Once you have registered to participate, you will receive a system-generated confirmation e-mail that we have received your registration documentation.  Twenty-four hours before the course starts, you will receive an e-mail with the link to the course (Microsoft Teams) as well as your course material . Read the instructions in the e-mail carefully. If you do not receive this said email, please check your Spam / Junk folder, or kindly contact Yolanda Singh on, the day before the course start.  Attendees must ensure that they have access to MS Teams well in advance. Kindly test your link as soon as you get it.
For more information about this online course contact Yolanda Singh:

Email:   | Tel No. 012 441 4652

Please take note

  • Course registration will be confirmed only if proof of payment is attached to the form.
  • Fees must be paid into the designated Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) bank account. The LSSA will not accept liability if any other bank account is used.
  • LEAD reserves the right to postpone or cancel a learning activity should the number of delegates not justify the costs involved. Registered delegates will be given reasonable notice of cancellation and all fees paid by the delegates will be refunded.
  • An applicant/employer who wishes to cancel must do so at least 7 working days prior to commencement of the course. Cancellations must be done in writing and e-mailed to and Confirmation of the cancellation will be confirmed via e-mail. Should an applicant/employer not receive a cancellation confirmation from LEAD, it means that the cancellation request was not received and that he/she/the firm will still be held liable for the full course fee. Applicants who do not cancel and fail to attend the training will be held responsible for the full course amount.
  • According to Company Policy and copyright protection, no recordings or the PowerPoint presentation will be made available after the course.

Course Dates

Registration fee categories (including VAT):

•    Practising legal practitioners and other staff from legal firms: R3 070 per person.
•    Non-practising legal practitioners/others: R4 120 per person.

Online course (Day 1 & 2)

Online course (Day 3 & 4)