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A practitioner"s guide to wills

Meryl Thomas

A practitioner"s guide to wills

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Published by Fourmat in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Meryl Thomas.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxv,336p. ;
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22811550M
ISBN 101851901655
OCLC/WorldCa26632699

The various types of beneficiary are discussed, as are executors and trustees. Compare Accounts. The Bottom Line Although you might find thinking about your eventual death hard to stomach, it is very important to invest time, energy, and money into constructing a comprehensive estate plan. Lifetime gifts and jointly held property are also considered. The chapter on testamentary capacity has been fully revised in the light of the Mental Capacity Act and its effect on the application of the Banks v Goodfellow test as considered in recent cases including Re Perrins, Re Ritchie and Key v Key.

In addition to sharing case studies of how wealthy philanthropists A practitioners guide to wills book about donating their money, authors Peter Klein and Angelica Berrie include a step-by-step guide to starting and managing a private family foundationas well as how to properly invest the foundation's assets so they grow over time. Not only Wills, but also lifetime gifts, for example, are included. This gives the practitioner the tools to limit, as far as possible, any disputes over Wills they are drafting. Tools This book as a whole is a useful toolkit to carry around and consult as needed, although care should be taken, as with any book, where subsequent cases may have modified the law or shown further issues to be aware of. The book explains what common terms mean and includes strategies to minimize tax liabilities for heirs of an estate. The aim throughout the work is the hope that the precedents and draft clauses provided here will be of assistance to the practitioner.

What we found most useful was the CD-ROM containing all the precedent material also included giving us the ability to adapt precedents for our own use depending on what the client seeks. The book also features the more usual lifetime testamentary dispositions and the claims and challenges that can be made in relation to them. They should make sure that they provide for people to care for minor children so these children are not shortchanged in difficult circumstances. It examines the impact of these legislative changes as well developments in taxation affecting wills, notably the new relevant property trust regime and its impact on pilot settlements, the new residence nil rate band, the reduced rate of IHT for gifts to charity and the new rules on trusts for disabled beneficiaries.


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A practitioner"s guide to wills by Meryl Thomas Download PDF Ebook

Young children must be cared for in the event of the death of one or both parents.

A Practitioner's Guide to Wills

Leaving Wills behind, chapter eleven moves on to consider lifetime agreements and gifts, including the recently explored areas of donatio mortis causa and proprietary estoppel. Chapter fourteen takes the reader through the complexities of the Civil Procedure Rules which will be of most use to non-contentious practitioners who can gain an idea of them from this.

With the increase in the ageing population, issues such as undue influence, fraud and forgery are recurrent grounds for dispute. There are, of course, the main legal practitioner works readily available but the value of this guide and the other titles in the Wildy series is that they are A practitioners guide to wills book designed for the busy lawyer as the first port of call prior to any more detailed legal research which may be needed.

The structure of the book is a great asset throughout from the way the authors have designed it. The chapter on executors and trustees, by contrast, contains relatively little legal analysis, but includes numerous precedents to cover the many variables of such appointments.

Phillip Taylor. These documents should make sure that all possible disputes are anticipated and eliminated. They most certainly are! Chapter ten on revocation goes through the Wills Act circumstances A practitioners guide to wills book a Will may be revoked in a useful style.

It also shares tips on how estate owners A practitioners guide to wills book avoid leaving an inheritance that would divide their families. Choosing a good executor or personal representative could make a significant difference to all of the people involved.

Chapter thirteen looks at claims under the I PFD A, covering the different categories of who may apply, the important point of the time limits for applying, the grounds for making such a claim, matters the court must take into account, possible orders and property which the court can make orders over.

However, retired circuit judge Nasreen Pearce, does give a succinct consideration of the area so this book would be useful as an entry point or to quickly double check points to then consider further.

It is somewhat surprising for a book looking at testamentary capacity, that no mention is made of the November case reported in of Walker v Badmin [] WTLR Minor children especially could be impacted without the proper legal documents.

This gives the practitioner the tools to limit, as far as possible, any disputes over Wills they are drafting. Legal advisers will find the CD excellent help for precedents as blueprint drafts which can be adapted for your specific cases.

Compare Accounts. The preceding edition had been published inand this update deals with some significant developments both in statute and case law.

RNRB or significantly changed e. The family estate could be adversely impacted by the lack of the proper documents. Beyond the Grave is a comprehensive handbook that explains estate-planning basics, while Family Trusts spells out how trusts work and how they benefit an estate plan.

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