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Vol 21 No 7 July/August 2016

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Theobald on Wills 17th ed isbn 9780414042940

Theobald on Wills 16th ed


ISBN13: 9780421741706
ISBN: 0421741708
New Edition ISBN: 9780414042940
Previous Edition ISBN: 0420485201
Published: June 2001
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £125.00
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All the law and practice relating to the wills, from the fundamental principals of will making to specific types of gifts, is set out and explained in Theobald on Wills.

When areas of uncertainty arise, or when disputes need to be resolved, Theobald can be relied upon to provide the answers. Its clear explanation and authoritative interpretation of the law means that technicalities are clarified, terms and conditions of wills understood fully and procedures followed correctly.

The 16th edition sees a new coverage of negligent drafting wills and intestacy and considerably revised coverage of financial provision for family and dependants.

  • Sets out and explains all the law and practice relating to wills
  • Includes new coverage of professional negligence and intestacy
  • Features fully revised material on financial provision for the family and dependants
  • Covers related topics such as administration of estates and the law of trusts.

Subjects:
Wills and Probate
Contents:
Characteristics of testamentary instruments.
Formalities for making a will.
Incorporation of will documents and alterations to the will document.
Revival and republication of a will.
Secret trusts.
Probate and its effect.
Date from which a will speaks.
Specific, general and demonstrative legacies.
Ademption.
Testamentary options.
Gifts.
Administrative powers of trustees.
Gifts of annuities.
Intestacy.
Negligent will drafting.