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Yes, life partners "in a relationship intended to be permanent" should be regarded as spouses in terms of inheriting intestate estates.
You may owe them money, but they should have done their due diligence to notify you first.
Possibly, but she should definitely get legal advice.
No, the Intestate Succession Act of 1987 would apply if there is no will.
If your WCA claim was still being assessed, then yes. But it is unclear whether you can apply for UIF now.
No, it is not legal.
You can only remarry if you get divorced, or if she and the court agree to you taking a second wife.
They might. It would be best to contact an organisation that specialises in immigration matters.
Yes, because the investigation will determine how much money is owed to you.
Yes, the procedure is the same regardless of when he passed.