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Vol 24 No 2 Feb/March 2019

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Executorship and Administration of Estates 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781859414590
ISBN: 1859414591
Published: April 2001
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This book is an excellent source of practical information relating to the powers,rights and duties of personal representatives responsible for handling an estate. It adopts a problem-solving approach and takes the reader step-by-step through the stages of obtaining a grant of probate, giving guidance on all the administrative aspects concerned, including: providing the will; payment of inheritance tax; distribution of the estate; and paying out assets and debts. The book provides useful examples, flowcharts, specimen forms and precedents, as well as a comprehensive glossary of terms

Wills and Probate
Basic Information; First Steps: Pre-grant Preparation including: Action upon Receiving Instructions; Ascertaining the Estate for the Grant; and Payment of Death Duties and Court Fees; Application for a Grant of Representation including: Where to Apply for a Grant; Papers Required; The Oath; Foreign Domicile; and Non-Contentious Probate Fees; Disputes and Impediments to the Making of a Grant including: Caveats (r 44); Standing Search; and Issuing a Summons; Administration of the Estate Including: Priority for Debts and Liabilities; Registration and Distribution; and Trust Arrangements; Forms including: Affidavit of Due Execution; Affidavit of Search for a Will; Renunciation of Probate; Bill of Costs; Assent of Freehold Property; and Inland Revenue Accounts; Answers to Common Problems..