SA’s legal practitioners, who are already disgruntled with alleged corruption at the Master’s Offices, say the disarray in winding up deceased estates — worsened by Covid-19 deaths —  risks taking them out of the R30bn sector.

The 15 Master’s Offices in the country, one for each division of the high court, deliver crucial services to the public in the administration of deceased estates and liquidations, as well as the registration and supervision of trusts, among others...

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