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Spencer Maurice's Family Provision on Death 7th ed

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ISBN13: 9780752000879
ISBN: 075200087X
Published: July 1996
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

In recent years, social changes - such as greater property ownership, high inflation, cohabitation and second marriages - have increased the importance of financial provision made on death. The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 gives the court discretion to make financial awards to certain categories of person from the estate of the deceased, whether that deceased died intestate or leaving a valid will. It is therefore an area of increasing importance to practitioners. Spencer Maurice's Family Provision on Death provides practical and up-to-date guidance in this area. It examines the legislation and its present day application in detail in the light of key developments. Now in its seventh edition, this well-respected and authoritative book has been extensively revised incorporating all of the relevant reported decisions and procedural changes since the last edition. Complete with checklists of cases, court precedents and tables, this work contains all of the information needed to give clients the best service available. * the provision to be made for surviving spouses and the importance of assessing the provision that would have been made on divorce * the p

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Family Law
1. Introductions
2. Territorial jurisdiction and who may applys
3. What the court must take into considerations
4. What provision may be mades
5. Time limit for claimss
6. Interim orderss
7. Statutory prevention of evasions
8. The final orders
9. Practice on application for provisions
Appendix I Precedentss
Appendix II The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975s
Appendix III Order 99 of the Rules of the Supreme Court 1981 and Order 48 of the County Court Rules 1991 A
ppendix IV
Checklist of Cases.