this product is unavailable for purchase using a firm account, please log in with a personal account to make this purchase.

Looking for something?
  • Product unavailable. Please contact Law Books at lawbooks@liv.asn.au
Hutley’s Australian Wills Precedents e9 (hardcover)

Hutley’s Australian Wills Precedents e9 (hardcover)

By Craig Birtles and Richard Neal

Since its first publication in 1970, Hutley's Australian Wills Precedents has become the essential reference work on the art of will drafting in Australia. This edition continues to provide an authoritative system of precedents for practitioners supported by a full explanation of the law and the authors’ opinion as to the implications for will drafters of the relevant court decisions.

Wills 

Member

$225.90*

Non-Member

$251.00

VIEW CART
  • Full description

    Since its first publication in 1970, Hutley's Australian Wills Precedents has become the essential reference work on the art of will drafting in Australia. This ninth edition, written by Craig Birtles and Richard Neal, continues to provide an authoritative system of precedents for practitioners supported by a full explanation of the law and the authors’ opinion as to the implications for will drafters of the relevant court decisions.

    The ninth edition contains updated legislation, case law and commentary, as well as a streamlining of precedents making for a user-friendly text. New cases and statutes have been taken into account and contentious issues critically examined.

    Features:

    • Authoritative system of precedents
    • New cases and statutes taken into account
    • Analysis of contentious issues
    • Analysis of court decisions
    • Covers all Australian jurisdictions
  • About the author

    Craig Birtles is a senior associate at Teece Hodgson & Ward, Sydney, working predominantly in Estate Litigation and Protective matters. Craig was admitted to practice as a solicitor in 2008. He is an accredited specialist in wills and estates law and a member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP). He is an adjunct lecturer for the College of Law (Masters of Applied Law), Family Provision subject, and is also a casual lecturer in the Law Extension Committee Diploma of Law, Succession Law subject. 

    Richard Neal is a partner at Teece Hodgson & Ward, Sydney. He is widely recognised as a leading lawyer in New South Wales in contested estate claims, family provision claims and complex estate planning matters. Richard's profile in estate planning and estate disputes is demonstrated by being an accredited specialist in wills and estates law in New South Wales, a foundation member and former Chair of the Advisory Committee for Specialist Accreditation in Wills and Estates Law in New South Wales, by his membership of the Probate Users' Group of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, the Elder Law and Succession Committee of the Law Society of New South Wales, the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law. Richard is the co-author of Mason and Handler, Succession Law and Practice NSW.

  • Product details

    ISBN: 9780409344059

    Published: 2016

    Format: Hardcover

  • Table of contents

    1. General Considerations – Estate Planning; Validity of Will, Requirements for Capacity

    2. Drafting a Will using these Precedents; Taking Instructions and Structuring a Will

    3. Commencement and Testimonium; Wills for Assets in Foreign Countries

    4. Revocation Clauses

    5. Directions as to Disposal of the Body; Directions as to Undue Prolongation of Life; Enduring Power of Attorney

    6. Deaths – Simultaneous or Near-Simultaneous; Presumption of Death; Order of Deaths Clauses; Intermediate Income

    7. Children; Adopted and Surrogate, Ex-nuptial Children; Guardianship

    8. Will made in Contemplation of Marriage; The Effect of Divorce

    9. Provision for Spouse or Partner

    10. Appointment of Executors

    11. Payment of Executors: Gifts in Lieu of Payment; Gifts to be Independent of Acting as Executor or Trustee

    12. Executor’s Right to Buy Trust Assets

    13. Solicitors to be Employed by Executors

    14. Family Provision; Financial Agreements – Prenuptial, Nuptial and Post nuptial 

    15. Taxes and Duties

    16. Releases

    17. Life Insurance Policies and Superannuation

    18. Gift of Whole Estate to Executors on Trust

    19. Pecuniary Legacies

    20. Personal Property

    21. Shares and Other Interests in Respect of a Limited Company; Appointment of Directors

    22. Real Property

    23. Specific Gift of Property Subject to Mortgage or Charge; Locke King’s Act

    24. Annuities and Protective Trusts

    25. Trusts

    26. Life Interests, including Occupation of matrimonial Home, Substitutionary provisions, Apportionment and Powers of Appointment

    27. Residuary Gifts, and Gifts of the Whole Estate

    28. Gifts to Charities and Incorporated or Unincorporated Bodies

    29. Powers of Executors and Trustees

    30. Codicils

    31. Attestation

    32. Backing Sheet

    33. Contracts as to Dispositions by Will; Mutual Wills

    Appendix A: Most Used Forms

    Appendix B: Model Wills 

    Appendix C: International Convention; Hague Conference on Private International Law

Similar Products

  • Product unavailable. Please contact bookshop on 03 9607 9348.
Enduring Power of Attorney (Form 1) - Pack of 25 - September 2018

Enduring Power of Attorney (Form 1) - Pack of 25 - September 2018

Law Institute of Victoria

Member

$202.50*

Non-Member

$225.01

  • Product unavailable. Please contact bookshop on 03 9607 9348.
Letting Go: How to plan for a good death

Letting Go: How to plan for a good death

Charlie Corke

Member

$27.00*

Non-Member

$30.00

  • Product unavailable. Please contact bookshop on 03 9607 9348.
The Intimacy of Death and Dying: Simple guidance to help you through

The Intimacy of Death and Dying: Simple guidance to help you through

Claire Leimbach, Trypheyna McShane and Zenith Virago

Member

$27.00*

Non-Member

$30.00

  • Product unavailable. Please contact bookshop on 03 9607 9348.
Advice for Future Corpses (and Those Who Love Them): A practical perspective on death and dying

Advice for Future Corpses (and Those Who Love Them): A practical perspective on death and dying

Sallie Tisdale

Member

$27.00*

Non-Member

$30.00

* The ‘Member’ price shown on this page refers to the standard discount for a Practicing Member. Other members, such as Student Members, may be entitled to lesser discount.