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Williams, Mortimer & Sunnucks - Executors, Administrators and Probate
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Williams, Mortimer & Sunnucks - Executors, Administrators and Probate

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21st Edition

Published by: Sweet & Maxwell
General Editors:Alexander Learmonth; Charlotte Ford; Julia Clark; John Ross Martyn

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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