The first publication that truly provides practical information on wills, administration and probate, containing solutions to common problems of busy practitioners.
Covers a range of contemporary issues not covered by other publications.
Contains expert in-depth commentary (including forms, precedents, practice notes and examples).
Contains digests of, and relevant extracts from, a number of key succession cases are included because they contain central legal principles that arise frequently in practice.
The following key legislation governing the law of succession is provided: Wills, Probate and Administration Act (full text); Family Provision Act (full text); Property Relationships Act (extract); Supreme Court Rules (Pt 78).
Dealing with clients
Understand the importance of raising will consciousness in clients and the practitioners legal and ethical responsibilities.
Addresses the general principles of will-drafting as well as providing practical guidance on such issues as who can make a will, revocation of prior wills and the execution of wills.
Step-by-step guidance on how to obtain a grant. Explaining when a grant can be made, who can seek a grant and the type of grant that should be sought. Also reproduces commonly used forms and provides detailed notes on how to complete them.
Guidance on how to:
- Protect the personal representative from liability of debts;
- Collect assets;
- Pay debts and liabilities and determine entitlements;
- Distribute the estate to beneficiaries;
Covers a range of frequently contested matters and answers practical questions, including: what to do if an executor neglects to prove a will; how you can prevent the issue of a grant; the revocation of grants; application for family provision; challenging the validity of wills.
Provides an alphabetical list of names and contact details of charities that are included in The Charities Book published by Eagle CommunicationsTrust.
- One loose-leaf book with over 450 pages of practical commentary and invaluable materials
- Updates issue when necessary, with a separate charge for each update, depending on size and complexity of the print update