About the Practical Guidance
Succession Law module
Practical Guidance cuts down research time for succession law practice by providing all the legal tools you need in one place. Handy guidance notes, overviews, cases, legislation, precedents, forms and checklists are provided to help you access the required information fast and easy.
This comprehensive module covers 8 topics, such as wills, testamentary capacity, grant of probate, intestacy and letters of administration, claims against the estate, estate administration, contested proceedings and foreign jurisdictions.
Return on investment is paramount. This efficient legal research tool gives you more time to pursue business opportunities without having to worry about cost. The intelligent design, coupled with easy links to deeper research, mean you can deal with more complex matters faster - it's the way smart lawyers work.
- 8 Topics
- 14 subtopics with overviews
- 43 guidance notes
- Modern vocabulary for wills
- Record of assets and liabilities
- Sample will
- Testamentary capacity assessment worksheet
- 10 checklists
- 64 precedents
- 80 excerpts
- Testamentary capacity
- Grant of probate
- Claims against the estate
- Estate administration
- Contested proceedings
- Intestacy and letters of administration
- Foreign jurisdictions
- Wills and Succession (NZ)
- Law of Trusts (NZ)
- Family Law Service
- Fisher on Matrimonial and Relationship Property
- New Zealand Forms and Precedents
- New Zealand Law Reports
- All England Law Reports
- District Court Reports
- New Zealand Administrative Reports
- Unreported Judgments
- New Zealand Statutes
- New Zealand Regulations
- The Laws of New Zealand
Alison Gilbert - Brookfields Lawyers
Trusts, Asset Management, Estates
Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Business Studies, TEP
Alison is the private client partner of Brookfields Lawyers. She provides specialist legal advice on estate planning, estate management, the establishment and management of trusts and related asset management structures, relationship property, elder law and trust and estate disputes.
Alison is the chair of the New Zealand branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, which is the principal professional body for trust and estate practitioners worldwide. She is also the secretary and a trustee of the Life Education Trust South East Auckland.
Prajna Moodley - Brookfields Lawyers
Bachelor of Laws, Master of Laws, LEADR
Prajna specialises in commercial litigation and dispute resolution. He acts in a range of disputes for individuals, businesses of all sizes, institutional property owners, and public organisations including local authorities, universities among others.
Prajna has considerable experience with family and estate-related litigation, including acting in claims under the Family Protection Act and Testamentary Promises Act on behalf of claimants, respondent parties and executors, in both the Family Court and the High Court.