Practical Guidance Succession Law

Practical Guidance Succession is a how-to resource for legal practitioners covering a range of topics, including testamentary capacity, wills and intestacy, probate, administration of contentious estates, and estates in foreign jurisdictions. Intuitive guidance notes, checklists, forms, precedents, cases and legislation are provided to help you access the required information quickly and easily.

Written and updated by succession law experts, you can rest assured you’re relying on trusted content.

  Key
Features
  • 8 topics
  • 14 subtopics, each containing:
    • Topic overviews
    • Guidance notes
    • Checklists
    • Precedents
    • Links to relevant legislation and case law
  • Modern vocabulary for wills
  • Record of assets and liabilities
  • Sample will
  • Testamentary capacity assessment worksheet
  • Latest Legal Updates
  Topics
Covered
  • Wills
  • Testamentary capacity
  • Grant of probate
  • Claims against the estate
  • Estate administration
  • Contested proceedings
  • Intestacy and letters of administration
  • Foreign jurisdictions
  Referenced
Sources
  • Law of Trusts
  • New Zealand Law Reports
  • New Zealand Conveyancing and Property Reports
  • New Zealand Forms and Precedents
  • Laws of New Zealand
  • Morison’s Securities and Companies Law
  • Heath and Whale on Insolvency