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Borkowski's Law of Succession 4th ed isbn 9780198850281

Borkowski's Law of Succession 3rd ed


ISBN13: 9780198757924
New Edition ISBN: 9780198850281
Previous Edition ISBN: 184174221X
Published: March 2017
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Presented and written in a friendly and engaging style, Dr Brian Sloan's revised edition is perfectly pitched for today's undergraduate students.

Considerable attention is given to the area's rich and evolving case-law, illustrating the relevance of the law to modern life; the central issues and academic debates surrounding inheritance are discussed fully.

New to this edition are an introductory chapter covering the demographic and policy context of succession, extensive further reading lists, and diagrams of key concepts, all presented in a clear, modernized design to aid understanding and ease navigation.

Key features and new coverage-

  • Analysis of the Inheritance and Trustees' Powers Act 2014, the Civil Partnership Act 2004, and the Estates of Deceased Persons (Forfeiture Rule and Law of Succession) Act 2011, and cases such as Marley v Rawlings, Jlott v Mitson,and Thornerv Major
  • An introductory chapter covering the demographic and policy context of succession law
  • End-of-chapter conclusions help you to consolidate your knowledge, and further reading lists provide a springboard for exploration
  • Diagrams offer explanation of key concepts and processes in a visual form

Subjects:
Wills and Probate
Contents:
1: Introduction
2: Intestacy
3: Wills: nature, characteristics and contents
4: Making a will: capacity and intention
5: Making a will: formalities
6: Revocation
7: Construction of wills
8: Entitlement
9: Family provision
10: Alternative succession
11: Administration