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It would be helpful if one of your relatives came forward as a parental figure or guardian to help you apply.
It is illegal not to report a deceased estate. Perhaps telling your sibling this will spur them to action. Otherwise you can approach the Master's office for help.
Under the law of intestate succession, you can inherit as his life partner.
Unfortunately, if the deceased has living siblings, you will not inherit.
When the visa expires, the member can apply to withdraw their provident funds. Claiming UIF might be trickier, unless the courts find a solution.
Usually a person's debts remain active if they leave the country, but it is unclear what will happen if they are forced to leave, as with ZEP holders.
There are different steps you can take depending on the drug(s) she uses.
Certify copies of his and your IDs, and make an affidavit explaining the circumstances. Take these to the HR department at his old job.
It's possible but very difficult. You should find out what exactly the will states and whether the house was still in your mother's name.
Yes, your child can bear your name. You can travel to South Africa if you have a relative visa.