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.
Online Subscription includes access to the Australian Commonwealth Courts and Family Law Tracker.
- 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