The constitution impacts the Law of succession in the following areas: 1) Common and Customary Low of Intestate Succession; 2) Maintenance upon death and 3) Law of Testate succession.
This cheatsheet summaries the ways in which the SAn legislature and Courts have impacted the Law of Succession - specifically through it's definition of "spouse"
The LoS comprises the legal rules that regulate the distribution of assets from the estate of a deceased person to the estate of their successor.
- **Sources of Law:** Statute, Case; Customary & Common Law
- **Estate:** Accumulation of deceased assets & liabilities - liabilities are not transferred.