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Vol 24 No 2 Feb/March 2019

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Succession, Wills and Probate 3rd ed isbn 9780415720519

Principles of Succession 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781859413869
ISBN: 1859413862
New Edition ISBN: 9780415720519
Published: February 1999
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Out Of Print - March 2006
The book provides a comprehensive guide to all areas of succession law. It considers the passing of property outside a will as well as dealing with intestate estates. It looks at the nature of wills and gives full details of the capacity and formalities for creating valid wills,including special wills, as well as altering and revoking them.

In implementing wills, the principles of construction are dealt with, as well as what happens if a gift fails. There is a comprehensive introduction to the functions and administrative duties of personal representatives, and a substantial chapter covers the highly topical area of family provision.

Cases are presented in detail throughout.;The student is offered summaries of the mainstream criticisms of each area as an introduction to a more critical approach.

Wills and Probate
1. History
2. Will Substitutes
3. Nature and Characteristics of a Will
4. Capacity to Make a Will
5. Formalities for the Execution of Wills
6. Special Wills
7. Revocation of Wills
8. Alteration,Republication and Revival
9. Intestate Succession
10. The Classification and Failure of Gifts
11. Construction of Wills
12. Personal Representatives
13. Administration of Estates
14. Tax and Tax Planning
15. Family Provision