This text provides a concise guide to the law connected with death and succession. Although this is a "classic" legal area, the arguments and principles can often be obscure and arcane, necessitating the need for such a guide.
A concise and clear general text on the law connected with death and succession. This is a 'classic' legal area, in common law, primarily decided by case precedents, where the arguments and principles can be obscure and arcane. Catherine Rendell cuts through the thicket of obscurity, delivering a concise and readable text with verve and distinction.
Introduction - PART 1: - Nature and Function of Wills - Creation of a Valid Will - Revocation, Alteration, Republication and Revival of Wills - Gifts by Will and Their Failure - Construction of Wills - PART 2: INTESTACY - Total and Partial Intestacy - PART 3: OBTAINING A GRANT -Grants - Probate Jurisdiction - PART 4: ADMINISTRATION OF THE ESTATE - Collection, Realisation and Management of Estates - Payment of Expenses, Debts and Pecuniary Legacies - Distribution of Estate - Remedies of the Beneficiaries and Creditors - PART 5: POST-MORTEM ALTERATIONS - Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 - Disclaimers and Variations - Appendices - Attestation Clauses -Draft Will - Glossary
Law of Succession by Catherine Rendell
Palgrave Law Masters
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