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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Parker's Will Precedents 9th ed

ISBN13: 9781784518820
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781780434940
To be Published: May 2017
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback & CD-ROM
Price: £145.00 + £14.50 VAT

Parker's Will Precedents provides private client solicitors and professional will draftsmen with a thorough understanding and working knowledge of the will drafting process and, as a result, the ability to draft better wills.

It provides:

  • A comprehensive collection of precedents aimed at anyone who needs to draft wills
  • A variety of precedents for individual clauses as well as a set of complete wills catering for different scenarios
  • An emphasis on clarity, practicality and simplicity, so you can quickly draft legally sound wills for a variety of circumstances
  • Notes and guidance on drafting and additional materials, including letters, support materials and extracts from relevant legislation
The ninth edition includes coverage of the Residential Nil Rate Band (changing from April 2017) as well as new chapter on flexible life interest trusts and EC Succession Regulation.

Wills and Probate
General considerations
Taking instructions
Opening and revocation
Joint, mutual and reciprocal (Mirror) Wills
Foreign issues and declarations as to jurisdiction
Funeral wishes
Appointment of executors and trustees
Appointment of guardians
Specific gifts of real property and rights of occupation
Specific gifts of chattels and other personal property
Business interests
Charities and charitable giving
Digital assets
Residuary gifts
Disabled and vulnerable beneficiaries
Flexible life interest trusts
Powers of Trustees
Inheritance tax
Inheritance tax mitigation in wills
Complete wills
Single adults
Wills for married couples or civil partners with no children
Wills for married couples or civil partners with children
Unmarried couples with children
Second marriages or civil partnerships
Wills in the Court of Protection
Variations after death
Letters and other support materials

Appendix 1: Attestation, construction and interpretation
Appendix 2: Powers
Appendix 3: Intestacy Rules
Appendix 4: Inheritance Tax and Capital Gains Tax