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Vol 22 No 5 May/June 2017

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Edited by: Patricia Londono, David Eady, A.T.H. Smith, Rt. Hon Lord Eassie
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Probate Practice In Hong Kong 3rd ed

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ISBN13: 9789626614341
Published: April 2012
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Hong Kong
Country of Publication: Hong Kong
Format: Paperback
Price: Price on Application

Probate Practice in Hong Kong, now in its third edition, is an invaluable reference source for probate practitioners in Hong Kong. It sets out the procedural steps necessary to obtain a grant of probate or letters of administration in a sequential way, together with guidance on post-grant administration of the deceased’s estate. This is a useful reference guide for small law firms and practitioners to ensure that all the essential steps are completed when they are dealing with probate matters in Hong Kong.

Comprehensive coverage

  • The only work in Hong Kong which covers both the substantive law and practice of non-contentious probate matters
  • Divided into four parts: matters pre-grant, obtaining the grant, administration and distribution of the estate
Practical approach
  • Explains probate practice in a straightforward and sequential way with ample use of essential sample documents and checklists to help ensure all steps are completed

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Other Jurisdictions , Hong Kong
Part I – Matters Pre-Grant
Chapter 1 – General Matters
Chapter 2 – Law Governing Succession
Chapter 3 – Jurisdiction and Foreign Elements
Chapter 4 – Obtaining Estate Duty Clearance

Part II – Obtaining the Grant
Chapter 5 – Executors: Obtaining the Grant of Probate
Chapter 6 – Administrators: Obtaining the Grant of Letters of Administration

Part III – The Administration
Chapter 7 – Collection Management and Realisation of the Assets
Chapter 8 – Paying the Debts

Part IV – The Distribution
Chapter 9 – The Beneficiaries
Chapter 10 – Distribution of the Estate