Law of Succession in NSW
The fourth edition of The Law of Succession in New South Wales provides an up to date coverage of the subject, including the recent legislative changes related to the Uniform Succession Law project. Succession affects each of us personally and is therefore of great practical importance.
Leading succession authority Professor Leroy Certoma, an Acting Judge of the District Court of New South Wales, has completely revised and updated his enduringly popular textbook. With well over a decade's developments incorporated, this fourth edition of The Law of Succession in New South Wales has been eagerly awaited. Taking into account the recent substantial legislation changes and challenges implementing the Uniform Succession Law project in New South Wales, this book carefully addresses the considerable body of judicial consideration. Well-rounded in its coverage, The Law of Succession in New South Wales commences with a general discussion of the development and nature of the subject and refers briefly to transnational considerations increasingly common with globalisation. It then deals with intestacy, the law of wills, and family provision, and finally with the administration of deceased estates. Chapters follow the order in which the material is relevant in dealing with testamentary matters. Throughout, Professor Certoma's clear and concise analysis provides practical guidance to both students and practitioners. Contents: Pt I - Introduction 1 The Nature and History of SuccessionPt II - Conflict of Laws and Succession2 The Applicable Law Pt III - Intestate Succession 3 Intestacy Pt IV - Testate Succession 4 Definition and Nature of a Will 5 The Mental Element 6 The Formal Element 7 Revocation 8 Alterations 9 Republication and Revival 10 Construction of Wills: General Considerations 11 Construction of Wills: Property and Persons Pt V - Family Provision 12 Testator's Family Maintenance Pt VI - The Estate 13 Estates Pending Grant 14 Grants of Representation 15 The Administration and Distribution of the Estate.Related titles Certoma, Succession Law: Commentary and Materials, 6th Edition Haines, Croucher & Wright, Australian Succession & Trusts Law Reports (Report series) Haines, Englefield & Guille, Australian Succession Law (Looseleaf) Kessler & Flynn, Drafting Trusts and Will Trusts in Australia
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