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Vol 22 No 5 May/June 2017

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Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt

Edited by: Patricia Londono, David Eady, A.T.H. Smith, Rt. Hon Lord Eassie
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Testamentary Negligence

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Sheena GrattanSenior Lecturer in Law, The Queen's University, Belfast

ISBN13: 9780853897606
ISBN: 0853897603
Published: May 2000
Publisher: SLS Legal Publications (NI)
Format: Paperback
Price: £10.50



This work examines recently reported cases in the area of testamentary negligence, and offers guidance to will-drafters on how to minimize the risks to which they are now exposed. It is an expanded version of the text of a lecture given to the Law Society of Northern Ireland in February 2000 and continues the series started with ""Practical Will Drafting"".;Topics include: defective, dilatory and unassisted executors; duty to give effect to the testator's testamentary intentions; negligence action or rectification proceedings?; a duty to provide tax-planning advice; and the on-going duty to update wills.

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