April 12, 2021
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Wills in Kenya

WILLS The most basic step in estate planning involves writing a will. A Will is a legal instrument that permits a person, the testator, to make decisions on how his estate will be managed and distributed after his death. It is the legal document created to provide instructions on how an individual’s property and custody of minor children, if any, should […]
April 12, 2021
Family Trust in Kenya - Silvana & Associates

Family Trusts in Kenya

TRUSTS IN ESTATE PLANNING A trust is an equitable obligation binding a person (Trustee) to deal with property over which he has control (Trust Property) either for the benefit of persons (beneficiaries) of whom he may himself be one and any one of whom may enforce the obligation. As such, a Trust can be described as an entity created for purposes […]
April 12, 2021
Estate Planning in Kenya - Silvana & Associates

Estate Planning in Kenya

ESTATE PLANNING IN KENYA This is the process of designating who will receive your assets and handle your responsibilities after your death or incapacitation. One goal is to ensure beneficiaries receive assets in a way that minimizes estate tax, gift tax, income tax and other taxes. It involves the process of anticipating and arranging for the disposal of an Estate. Estate planning […]
July 24, 2020
Due Diligence in Kenya - Silvana & Associates

Due Diligence in Kenya

At Silvana & Associates, we offer proficient, quality, timely and credible due diligence services for businesses, individuals and companies in Kenya. Due diligence involves a comprehensive appraisal of a potential business venture to reveal potential legal liabilities and fiscal feasibility of a particular transaction. It is gears towards a “know your customer/client” model before undertaking a transaction with them. Due […]
November 7, 2019

Process of buying property in Kenya

Are you buying property in Kenya? Here’s what you need to know; Freehold property- This gives the owner of the title absolute ownership of the property and does not attract ground rent.  Leasehold property- This confers to the owner a limited period of time to own the property which can be extended. The Kenyan constitution only allows leases of 99 […]
October 16, 2019
Summary of Employment Laws in Kenya - Silvana & Associates

Summary of Employment Laws in Kenya

SUMMARY OF EMPLOYMENT LAWS IN KENYA The legal framework governing employment relations in Kenya composes of;  The Constitution of Kenya  The Employment Act  The Labour Relations Act  The Labour Institutions Act  Occupational Health and Safety Act  Work Injury Benefits Act THE CONSTITUTION OF KENYAArticle 41 entitles every worker to fair labour practices and guarantees […]
October 15, 2019
Legal Audit Services in Kenya - Silvana & Associates

Power of Attorney in Kenya

In this article we will cover;  What is a power of attorney in Kenya Who issues a Power of attorney in Kenya What are the requirements to issue a Power of Attorney in Kenya? Can we help get a Power of Attorney? How can i legalize my power of Attorney? What is a Power of Attorney in Kenya? According to […]
October 15, 2019
Certificate of no Impediment to Marriage in Kenya

Certificate of no Impediment to Marriage in Kenya

Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage in Kenya In this article we will cover the following: What is a certificate of non impediment to Marriage in Kenya Who issues the Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage in Kenya? What documents are required to issue the Certificate of no impediment to marriage in Kenya? What is the cost of getting this […]
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