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Parry and Kerridge: The Law of Succession 13th ed

ISBN13: 9780414033580
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780421959309
Published: August 2016
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £36.95

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Parry and Kerridge: Law of Succession has been the leading textbook on the law of succession for over 70 years, providing the detail required for a full understanding of the subject.

Features and Benefits:-

  • Covers wills and intestacy as well as probate and the administration of estates
  • Acts as an essential text for students and is a highly useful point of reference for practitioners
  • The content is second to none in its detail and comprehensiveness, covering all the key topics such as wills and intestacy, probate and the administration of estates
  • Now more contemporary in style and approach, the book is viewed as now being more accessible to the undergraduate

Wills and Probate
Chapter 1: Introduction - The Transfer of Property on Death
Chapter 2: Intestacy
Chapter 3: The Nature of Wills
Chapter 4: Formalities
Chapter 5: The Making of Wills
Chapter 6 : Promises to Leave Property by Will
Chapter 7: Revocation, Alteration, Revival and Confirmation of Wills
Chapter 8: Provision for the Deceased's Family and Dependants
Chapter 9: The Contents of a Will
Chapter 10: The Construction of Wills
Chapter 11: Specific Rules of Construction: The Construction of Powers
Chapter 12: The Date from which a Will Speaks
Chapter 13: Satisfaction
Chapter 14: Failure of Gift by Will or of Interest on Intestacy
Chapter 15: Duty of Care
Chapter 16: Tax
Chapter 17: Executors and Administrators
Chapter 18: Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration
Chapter 19: The Making and Revocation of Grants
Chapter 20: Collection, Realisation and Management of the Estate
Chapter 21: Payment of Expenses and Debts
Chapter 22: Incidence of General Legacies
Chapter 23: Income and Interest
Chapter 24: Distribution of the Estate
Chapter 25: Remedies