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Tristram and Coote's Probate Practice 31st edition

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ISBN/ISSN: 9781405745680
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Why should you buy Tristram and Coote's Probate Practice 31st edition


Tristram and Coote's Probate Practice is the definitive work on probate and is extensively referred to by the Probate Registries. This new fully updated edition, fully updated since the previous edition, contains up-to-date, expert guidance on all aspects of probate procedure and is accompanied by a CD-ROM containing precedents recommended by Probate Registrars. The text is written by a team of experts drawn from the judiciary, probate registry and the Capital Taxes Office. and is fully updated to include all new developments since the 30th edition.

The precedents are accepted by the Probate Registry and come recommended, making this new edition essential for all practitioners working within this complex area of the law.

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Table of contents

PART I- THE COMMON FORM PROBATE PRACTICE
1. The probate jurisdiction of the Family Division
2. General procedure in registry
3. Wills and codicils
4. Probates
5. Letter of administration with the will annexed
6. Letters of administration
7. Minority or life interests and second administrators
8. Inland Revenue accounts
9. Trust corporations
10. Settled land grants
11. Limited grants
12. Grant where deceased died domiciled out of England and Wales
13. Grants ‘de bonis non’—Cessate grants—Double probate
14. Right of the court to select an administrator—‘Commorientes'
15. Renunciation and retraction
16. Amendment and notation of grants
17. Revocation and impounding of grants
18. Resealing
19. Inventory and account
20. Deposit and registration of wills of living persons
21. Searches and copies—Exemplifications—Duplicate grants
22. Affidavits, affirmations and statutory declarations
23. Caveats
24. Object of citations
25. Applications to district judge, registrar or High Court judge (Non-contentious business);

PART II - CONTENTIOUS BUSINESS
26. Introduction
27. Claims
28. Parties to claims
29. Claim form
30. Acknowledgement of service
31. Testamentary documents
32. Statements of case generally
33. Particulars of claim
34. Defence and counterclaim
35. Reply and subsequent pleadings
36. Disclosure
37. Management of multi-track cases
38. Interim applications
39. Trial
40. Costs
41. Associated actions;

Appendices
Appendix 1: Statutes
Appendix 2: Rules, Orders and Regulations
Appendix 3: Fees (Non-Contentious Business)
Appendix 4: Rates of Inheritance Tax and Capital Transfer Tax
Appendix 5: Costs (Non-Contentious Business)
Appendix 6: Forms
Appendix 7: Instructions, Statutory Will Forms, Probate Offices