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Coming Soon Contentious Probate Claims, 2nd Edition

Contentious Probate Claims, 2nd Edition

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  • Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell U.K.
  • ISBN: 9780414042919
  • Published In: December 2022
  • Format: Paperback
  • Jurisdiction: U.K. ? Disclaimer:
    Countri(es) stated herein are used as reference only

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HKD 1,222.20 Save HKD 37.80 (3%)

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    Contentious Probate Claims guides the practitioner through all aspects of the law and procedure involved in contesting the validity of a will. It explains what contested probate is and how it relates to the noncontentious probate system and other relevant areas. It demonstrates how to challenge a will and takes the reader through each stage of the proceedings.

    • Sets out the substantive law in a clear and readable manner
    • Offers guidance on how to assess the merits of a case before making or defending a claim
    • Shows how to prepare a case step-bystep, going through the forms which must be used, how they should be completed and served
    • Clarifies evidence, both pre-trial and at trial
    • Advises on conduct of the final hearing
    • Explains the orders the court can make
    • Deals with enforcement of orders and appeals
    • Covers the issues from both claimant and defendant perspectives
    • Includes guidance on alternative dispute resolution methods including mediation
    • Looks at costs issues
    • Contains all relevant Rules, protocols, precedents, pleadings and court claim forms
    • Includes checklists to ensure each stage is completed correctly
    • Incorporates new case law, such as Sherrington v Sherrington, the updated Contentious Probate Rules, and the impact of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Part One: The Law:

    • Challenging the will;
    • Interest claims;
    • Lack of testamentary intention;
    • Lack of due execution;
    • Lack of testamentary capacity;
    • Lack of knowledge and approval;
    • Undue influence;
    • Fraud and forgery Revocation;
    • Related non-probate claims

    Part Two: Procedure:

    • The rules as to starting claims
    • Dealing with claims once started; 
    • The final hearing; 
    • Discontinuance and compromise
    • Orders which the court can make; 
    • Costs
    • Enforcement of orders and terms of settlement
    • Funding Probate Claims; 
    • Appeals
    • Appendices

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