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

Looking for something?
  • This product is currently unavailable.
Law of Succession e2

Law of Succession e2

By G E Dal Pont and K F Mackie

Now in its second edition, Law of Succession is an authoritative commentary of Australian succession law. Written by experts in the field, the focus is on explaining the theory behind relevant legal rules as well as counter-views and comparative analysis.

Succession Wills 

Member

$279.00*

Non-Member

$310.00

VIEW CART
  • Full description

    Now in its second edition, Law of Succession is an authoritative commentary of Australian succession law. Written by experts in the field, the focus is on explaining the theory behind relevant legal rules as well as counter-views and comparative analysis.

    It takes a technical approach and is a valuable reference for practitioners dealing with practical succession issues.

  • About the author

    G E Dal Pont is a Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania. He is a graduate of the University of Tasmania (LLD) and the University of Michigan (LLM), and is admitted to practice in New South Wales, as well as a Certified Practising Accountant. He has written widely in the areas of the legal profession and equity and trusts, in particular, including six books in the LexisNexis Black and Silver series. Professor Dal Pont is also General Editor of Halsbury’s Laws of Australia, author of the New South Wales Solicitors Manual, and a regular columnist on legal ethics issues. His teaching involves professional responsibility, trusts and tax.

    K F Mackie was a Senior Lecturer in law and Sub-Dean at the Law School, University of Tasmania. He is a consultant to the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute on succession law issues and was a member of the Former National Committee on Uniform Succession Laws. Ken has also taught at the University of Tasmania and the City University of Hong Kong. His main research interests are property law and succession. He is now a University Associate in the Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania..

  • Product details

    ISBN: 9780409347340

    Published: 2017

    Format: Hardcover

    Pages: 835

  • Table of contents

    Part I Wills and Intestacy

    1. Nature of a Will

    2. Mental Elements

    3. Statutory Wills

    4. Formal Elements

    5. Revocation and Amendment of Wills

    6. Republication and Revival of Wills

    7. Gifts by Will

    8. Construction of Wills

    9. Intestacy

    Part II Personal Representatives

    10. The Office of Personal Representative

    11. Grants of Representation

    12. Duties of Personal Representatives

    13. Powers and Entitlements of Personal Representative

    14. Allocation and Distribution of Estate

    Part III Family Provision

    15. Concept of Family Provision

    16. Eligibility to Apply for Family Provision

    17. Applications for Provision

    18. Particular Classes of Applicants

    19. Relevant Considerations in Making Order

    20. Family Provision Orders

    Part IV Miscellaneous Matters

    21. A Statutory History of Wills in England and Australia

    22. Conflicts of Law in Succession

    23. Costs in Matters Involving Deceased Estates

    24. Lawyers’ Responsibility and Liability

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.