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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Parry and Kerridge: The Law of Succession 13th ed isbn 9780414033580

Parry and Kerridge: The Law of Succession 12th ed

ISBN13: 9780421959309
New Edition ISBN: 9780414033580
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421741104
Published: March 2009
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This is the leading established student text on the law of succession, covering both wills and intestacy. Although primarily designed for use by students taking degree and professional courses, it is also popular with practitioners who need a clear and comprehensive account of the law of succession.

In addition to the enactment of the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996, and the Trustee Act 2000, there have been significant case law developments since the last edition including:-

  • Corbett v. Newey on testamentary intent
  • Couser v. Couser on witnessing wills
  • Fuller v. Strum, Ewing v. Bennett and Re Dabbs on capacity
  • Walker V. Medlicott and Horsfall v. Haywards on rectification
  • Gillett v. Holt on proprietary estoppel
  • Re Goodchild on mutual wills
  • Re Pearce
  • Re Hancock and Espinosa v. Bourke on family provision
  • Re Cameron on satisfaction
  • Carr-Glyn v. Frearsons and Grattan v. McNaughton on duty of care
  • Re D.W.S. on failure.

Wills and Probate
Introduction - The Transfer of Property on Death.
The Nature of Wills.
The Making of Wills.
Promises to Leave Property by Will.
Revocation, Alteration, Revival and Confirmation of Wills.
Financial Provision for the Deceased's Family and Dependants.
The Contents of a Will.
The Construction of Wills.
Specific Rules of Construction: The Construction of Powers.
The Date from which a Will Speaks.
Failure of a Gift by Will or of Interest on Intestacy.
Negligence in the Preparation of Wills.
Executors and Administrators.
Grants of Probate.
The Making and Revocation of Grants.
Collection, Realisation, and Management of the Estate.
Payment of Expenses and Debts.
Incidence of General Legacies.
Distribution of the Estate.