e Deputy Master 21 468 estates

High Court staffing shortages<br>delay deceased estates settlement

High Court staffing shortages
delay deceased estates settlement

Tujoromajo Kasuto Understaffing in the Office of the Masters of the High Court, currently operating with only nine officials, has resulted in delays in the finaliSation of the deceased’s estates. According to the Ministry of Justice, this is far from the bare minimum essential for handling all deceased estates within the country. Minister Yvonne Dausab, Minister of Justice, was speaking on the Administration of Estates Amendment Bill. According to the National Assembly, each current Legal Officer would have to process 3 066 estates per year on average, each Chief Legal Officer 7 156 estates, and the Deputy Master 21 468…
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