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Williams, Mortimer & Sunnucks - Executors, Administrators and Probate, 21st Edition
GBP£ 295*
Provides definitive guidance on all legal issues relating to personal representatives and the distribution of an estate after death
  • Steers practitioners through complex case law with detailed analysis of judgments and their rationale
  • Gives reliable guidance on debatable points and is frequently cited in court
  • Covers the grant of probate and of administration, non-contentious and contentious practice, devolution and liability, and the administration and distribution of assets
  • Covers family provision
  • Deals with foreign assets
  • Incorporates all recent developments in legislation, case law and regulation
  • Explains important developments in testamentary capacity arising from cases such as Re Key and the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Considers "knowledge and approval" and "undue influence" after Gill v. RSPCA
  • Examines costs in probate actions after Re Kostic and Perrins v. Holland
  • Includes a new section on private international law as it affects personal representatives
  • Discusses replacement of the existing Non-Contentious Probate Rules by the proposed new Probate Rules
  • Considers how development of the general law of restitution affects the refunding, following and tracing of assets
  • Reproduces all relevant legislation, rules, orders and forms so they can be consulted easily
Contents: • First Steps • The Grant of Probate • The Grant of Administration • Non-Contentious Practice • Contentious Practice • Devolution and Liability • Administration of Assets • Family Provision • Administration and Other Assets • Distribution of Assets • Appendices: Statutes, Rules and Orders, Table of Distribution on Intestacy
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