A Practitioner's Guide to Contentious Trusts and Estates

A Practitioner's Guide to Contentious Trusts and Estates

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Intended to be the first point of reference for busy practitioners, this new handbook covers all relevant aspects of trust and probate litigation.show more

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  • Paperback
  • Lexisnexis UK
  • Tolley
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 075451658X
  • 9780754516583

Table of contents

"1. Introduction; 2. The Civil Procedure Rules; 3. An outline of CPR practice; 4. Title to the estate: the grant; 5. Reviewing the will with regard to its formal validity; 6. Contentious probate proceedings; 7. Administration issues and disputes relating to the distribution of the deceased's estate; 8. Rectification of a will; 9. Removal of a personal representative; 10. Claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975; 11. Inheritance Act claims - Property available for family provision; 12. Claims made under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 - procedure; 13. Taxation issues relevant to a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975; 14. Applications to the court; 15. Breach of trust claims; 16. The beneficiaries' right to information; 17. Defences to breach of trust; 18. Trustees, representative beneficiaries and litigation friends: their role in the proceedings; 19. Costs: general principles in trust litigation; 20. Setting trusts aside: void and voidable trusts; 21. Mistake and trusts; 22. Variation of trusts; 23. Removal of trustees; 24. Applications to the court under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996; 25. Alternative dispute resolution; 26. The role of statutory officers/bodies; 27. Cross-border issues involving trusts and estates; 28. The jurisdiction of the English court; 29. Matrimonial dispute; trustees and claims by divorcing spouses; 30. Charity and litigation"show more