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9. Family Provision

9. Family Provision  

Brian Sloan

in Borkowski's Law of Succession (3rd edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191817854
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10.1093/he/9780198757924.003.0009
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9780198757924
This chapter addresses family provision. Under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, certain persons can apply for financial provision out of the deceased's estate ... More
Family Provision

Family Provision  

Brian Sloan

in Borkowski's Law of Succession (4th edn)

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Jun 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191885495
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10.1093/he/9780198850281.003.0009
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9780198850281
This chapter addresses family provision, with particular reference to the Supreme Court’s decision in Ilott v The Blue Cross. Under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act ... More
7. Construction of Wills

7. Construction of Wills  

Brian Sloan

in Borkowski's Law of Succession (3rd edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191817854
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10.1093/he/9780198757924.003.0007
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9780198757924
This chapter discusses the construction of wills. The law of construction is a mixture of general principles and specific rules, developed mainly by the courts, but with some help from ... More
Construction of Wills

Construction of Wills  

Brian Sloan

in Borkowski's Law of Succession (4th edn)

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Jun 2020
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Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191885495
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10.1093/he/9780198850281.003.0007
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9780198850281
This chapter discusses the construction of wills. The law of construction is a mixture of general principles and specific rules, developed mainly by the courts, but with some help from ... More
8. Entitlement

8. Entitlement  

Brian Sloan

in Borkowski's Law of Succession (3rd edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191817854
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10.1093/he/9780198757924.003.0008
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9780198757924
This chapter first considers the various types of gift to which beneficiaries under a will may be entitled. The basic classification of testamentary gifts is into legacies and devises. ... More
Borkowski's Law of Succession

Borkowski's Law of Succession (3rd edn)  

Brian Sloan

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191817854
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10.1093/he/9780198757924.001.0001
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book
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9780198757924
Borkowski's Law of Succession gives full attention to this area's rich and evolving case-law, illustrating the relevance of the law to modern life; the central issues and ... More
Borkowski's Law of Succession

Borkowski's Law of Succession (4th edn)  

Brian Sloan

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Jun 2020
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Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191885495
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198850281.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198850281
Borkowski’s Law of Succession gives full attention to this area’s rich and evolving case law, illustrating the relevance of the law to modern life; the central issues and ... More
Entitlement

Entitlement  

Brian Sloan

in Borkowski's Law of Succession (4th edn)

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Jun 2020
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Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191885495
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10.1093/he/9780198850281.003.0008
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chapter
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9780198850281
This chapter first considers the various types of gift to which beneficiaries under a will may be entitled. The basic classification of testamentary gifts is into legacies and devises. ... More
9. Property

9. Property  

Jonathan Hill

in Clarkson & Hill's Conflict of Laws (5th edn)

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Aug 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780191796623
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10.1093/he/9780198732297.003.0009
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9780198732297
This chapter considers the choice of law rules for the transfer of property. The rules are structured round a number of distinctions. First, a distinction has to be drawn between movables ... More
1. Introduction

1. Introduction  

Brian Sloan

in Borkowski's Law of Succession (3rd edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191817854
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10.1093/he/9780198757924.003.0001
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9780198757924
This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book concerns three broad questions on the posthumous distribution of property in England and Wales: What ... More
11. Administration

11. Administration  

Brian Sloan

in Borkowski's Law of Succession (3rd edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191817854
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10.1093/he/9780198757924.003.0011
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9780198757924
This chapter discusses the basic essentials of the law of administration. It addresses two central questions: Who administers the deceased's estate? What does administration entail? It is ... More
Administration

Administration  

Brian Sloan

in Borkowski's Law of Succession (4th edn)

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Jun 2020
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Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191885495
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198850281.003.0011
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198850281
This chapter discusses the basic essentials of the law of administration. It addresses two central questions: Who administers the deceased’s estate? What does administration entail? It is ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Brian Sloan

in Borkowski's Law of Succession (4th edn)

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Jun 2020
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Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191885495
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198850281.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198850281
This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book’s main themes. This book concerns three broad questions on the posthumous distribution of property in England and Wales: What ... More
3. Wills: Nature, Characteristics, and Contents

3. Wills: Nature, Characteristics, and Contents  

Brian Sloan

in Borkowski's Law of Succession (3rd edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191817854
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198757924.003.0003
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9780198757924
This chapter provides an introduction to wills. A will or testament is the declaration in a prescribed manner of the intention of the person making it with regard to matters which he wishes ... More
5. Making a Will: Formalities

5. Making a Will: Formalities  

Brian Sloan

in Borkowski's Law of Succession (3rd edn)

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Mar 2017
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9780191817854
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10.1093/he/9780198757924.003.0005
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9780198757924
This chapter begins by discussing Section 9 of the Wills Act 1837, which continues to govern the execution of wills in English law. Section 9 provides that no will shall be valid unless: it ... More
4. Making a Will: Capacity and Intention

4. Making a Will: Capacity and Intention  

Brian Sloan

in Borkowski's Law of Succession (3rd edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191817854
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198757924.003.0004
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9780198757924
This chapter discusses the capacity and intention required to make a valid will. To have capacity means that a person is legally competent to make a will. To be competent, the testator must ... More
6. Revocation

6. Revocation  

Brian Sloan

in Borkowski's Law of Succession (3rd edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191817854
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10.1093/he/9780198757924.003.0006
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chapter
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9780198757924
This chapter considers the concept of revocation. Revocation is literally the action of ‘calling back’, in the sense of rescinding or annulling. It is a fundamental characteristic of wills ... More
Wills: Nature, Characteristics, and Contents

Wills: Nature, Characteristics, and Contents  

Brian Sloan

in Borkowski's Law of Succession (4th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2020
Published Online: 
Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191885495
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198850281.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198850281
This chapter provides an introduction to wills. A will or testament is the declaration in a prescribed manner of the intention of the person making it with regard to matters which he wishes ... More
Making a Will: Capacity and Intention

Making a Will: Capacity and Intention  

Brian Sloan

in Borkowski's Law of Succession (4th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2020
Published Online: 
Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191885495
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198850281.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198850281
This chapter discusses the capacity and intention required to make a valid will. To have capacity means that a person is legally competent to make a will. To be competent, the testator must ... More
Revocation

Revocation  

Brian Sloan

in Borkowski's Law of Succession (4th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2020
Published Online: 
Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191885495
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198850281.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198850281
This chapter considers the concept of revocation. Revocation is literally the action of ‘calling back’, in the sense of rescinding or annulling. It is a fundamental characteristic of wills ... More

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