Wills and Estates: Cases, Text, and Materials, 2nd Edition

 
Wills and Estates: Cases, Text, and Materials, 2nd Edition
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ISBN:
978-1-55239-571-4
 
Publisher:
Emond Publishing
 
Page Count:
600
 
Status:
Available
 
Publication Date:
December 2013
 
Subjects:
Wills, Estates, and Trusts
 
 
 
 
 
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Wills and Estates: Cases, Text, and Materials, 2nd Edition, is also available as an ebook. To inquire about pricing for your firm or organization, please contact Debbie Hogan or call 1-888-837-0815 ext. 239.

Wills and Estates: Cases, Text, and Materials, 2nd Edition offers a thorough and insightful examination of wills and estates law in Canada. Award-winning author Howard Black weaves together case law, legislation, and his own practice-based advice in this well-balanced and comprehensible text. Drawing on nearly 30 years of experience advising clients, the second edition of Wills and Estates: Cases, Text, and Materials addresses the topics of:

  • Succession of will
  • Will substitutes
  • Capacity to make a will
  • Formal validity of wills
  • Revocation, alteration, and revival of wills
  • Gifts
  • Power of testation
  • Beneficiaries
  • Survivorship
  • Proof of death
  • Estate disputes, accounts, and administration
  • Family law considerations
  • Solicitors’ duties and responsibilities.

Matching black letter law with clear and practical advice, Wills and Estates: Cases, Text, and Materials, 2nd Edition provides an excellent foundation for estate management and the practice of drafting and interpreting wills.

Brief Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Terminology
Chapter 2: Intestate Succession
Chapter 3: The Will
Chapter 4: Will Substitutes
Chapter 5: Capacity to Make a Will
Chapter 6: Formal Validity of Wills
Chapter 7: Testamentary Gifts
Chapter 8: Class Gifts and Gifts Nominatum
Chapter 9: Doctrines and Limits on the Power of Testation
Chapter 10: Status of Beneficiaries
Chapter 11: Principles of Interpretation
Chapter 12: Survivorship
Chapter 13: Perpetuities and Accumulations
Chapter 14: Revocation, Alteration, and Revival of Wills
Chapter 15: Incapable Persons and the Substitute Decisions Act
Chapter 16: Administration of an Estate
Chapter 17: Proof of Death
Chapter 18: Proof of Lost Wills
Chapter 19: Estate Accounts, Compensation for Estate Trustees, and Solicitors' Fees
Chapter 20: Family Law Act Considerations
Chapter 21: Support of Dependants
Chapter 22: Solicitors' Duties and Responsibilities
Chapter 23: Estates Disputes and Alternative Dispute Resolution

 
 
 
 
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Wills and Estates: Cases, Text, and Materials, 2nd Edition

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Cover: Hardcover
Colour: One Colour
Status: Available
ISBN/ISSN:978-1-55239-571-4P

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