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Parry and Kerridge: The Law of Succession [Paperback] | Add to Basket
Author : R Kerridge
Publisher: SWEET & MAXWELL
Publication Date: 02/08/2016
ISBN: 9780414033580
Jurisdiction: England & Wales

The leading textbook on the law of succession for over 70 years, Parry & Kerridge on the Law of Succession provides the detail required for a full understanding of the subject. This work covers not only wills and intestacy, but also probate and administration of estates, and has been thoroughly updated for the 13th edition to incorporate all key case and legislative developments.

# The Inheritance and Trustees# Powers Act 2014, amending both the law of intestacy and family provision
# New case law including Marley v Rawlings, rectification of a switched will; Thornerv Major, Henry v Henry, Bradbury v Taylor and Suggitt v Suggitt, proprietary estoppel; Barrett v Bem, attestation; Baynes v Hedger, family provision, living together as civil partners; Ilott v Mitson, family provision for an estranged adult daughter; Re Key and Simon v Byford, capacity; Re P, statutory wills and #best interests# under the Mental Capacity Act 2005; Perrins v Holland, the rulein Parker v Felgate; Gill v Woodall, knowledge and approval; Re Servoz-Gavin, a sailor#s oral will; Court v Despallieres, revocation of a will by formation of a civil partnership; Rawstron v Freud, secret trusts; Fry v Densham-Smith, mutual wills; King v Chiltern Dog Rescue, donationes mortis causa; Day v Royal College of Music, the rule in Strong v Bird; Re Erskine, the effect of the Human Rights Act 1998 on construction
# More discussion of #suspicious wills# (wills in the making of which beneficiaries have been involved); expanded chapter on Duty of Care and the risk of negligenceactions against will draftsmen
Subject Groups
Academic Law
Wills & Probate
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