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Williams, Mortimer & Sunnucks - Executors, Administrators and Probate
Williams, Mortimer & Sunnucks - Executors, Administrators and Probate
21st Edition
Series:  Trusts, Wills and Probate Libr
Practice Area:  Wills & Probate
ISBN:  9780414064638
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  23 Apr 2018
Subscription Information:  Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Hardback
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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks provides in-depth guidance to the law of probate and the administration of estates after death. It is considered in the market to be one of the leading authorities on the subject offering an in-depth analysis of the law and how it applies in practice.

This title offers solutions to the most complex problems through authoritative analysis of the law and how it has been applied by the courts. It covers the grant of probate and of administration, non-contentious and contentious practice, devolution and liability, and the administration and distribution of assets, so that you are up to date on every aspect of the process of probate.

The authors also explain the implications of case law developments, including important decisions on testamentary capacity, knowledge and approval, undue influence, due execution, and costs.

New to this edition:

  • The Supreme Court decision in Ilott v Blue Cross on the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
  • Changes to the 1975 Act and to intestacy rules in the Inheritance and Trustee Powers Act 2014
  • Reorganised for ease of use
  • A brand new section on will forgery
  • Updates considering the EU Succession Regulation
  • Amendments to the CPR and standing to bring a probate claim
  • New case law on removal of Personal Representatives
  • Coverage of the new Insolvency Rules 2016 as regards insolvent estates
  • Update on testamentary capacity

Key features:

  • Provides definitive guidance on all legal issues relating to personal representatives and the distribution of an estate after death
  • Offers solutions to the most complex problems through authoritative analysis of the law and how it has been applied by the courts
  • Steers practitioners through case law with detailed analysis of judgments and their rationale
  • Follows the chronological process of probate and administration
  • Covers the grant of probate and of administration, non-contentious and contentious practice, devolution and liability, and the administration and distribution of assets
  • Takes into account family provision
  • Deals with foreign assets
  • Includes private international law as it affects personal representatives
  • Considers how development of the general law of restitution affects the refunding, following and tracing of assets
  • Explains the implications of case law developments, including important decisions on testamentary capacity, knowledge and approval, undue influence, due execution, and costs
  • Reproduces all relevant legislation, rules, orders and forms 
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