Wills and Probate in UK Law

  • REVIEWS
    • Núm. 23-4, Julio 1960
    • The Modern Law Review
    Book reviewed in this article: Judicial Review of Administrative Action. By S. A. De Smith, M.A., PH.D. Wills, Probate and Administration. A Manual of the Law. By B. S. Ker, M.A. (Cantab.) The Law ...
    ...... 0. HOOD PHILLIPS. WILLS, PROBATE AND ADMINISTRATION. A Manual of the Law. By B. S. ......
  • REVIEWS
    • Núm. 33-1, Enero 1970
    • The Modern Law Review
    Precedent in English Law and Other Essays. By James Louis Montrose. Edited by H. G. Hanbury. Precedent in English Law. By Rupert Cross. Second Edition. Double Jeopardy. By Martin L. Friedland. The ...
    ...... E8 18s. net (each).] THE LAW AND PRACTICE OF NIGERIAN WILLS, PROBATE AND SUCCES- SION. By BRIAN W. HARVEY. [London: Sweet ......
  • REVIEWS
    • Núm. 16-2, Abril 1953
    • The Modern Law Review
    Book reviewed in this article: PRINCIPLES OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW. By J. A. G. GRIFFITH, LL.M. MODERN EQUITY. By H. G. HANBURY AN INTRODUCTION TO EQUITY. By G. W. KEETON. CARVER ON THE CARRIAGE OF GO...
    ...... C. SHORT FORMS OF WILLS. By HENRY BRIGHOUSE, Solicitor. Sixth Edition by EDWARD F. ......
  • Coming events.
    • Núm. 2013, Febrero - Octubre 2013
    • Financial Management (UK)
    • Calendar
    ......Probate management (joint event with AAT) . 23 March, 9am . Future Inn Cabot s Hotel, Bond Street, Bristol BS1 3EN John Penley OBE will discuss wills, trusts and probate management. . Contact Suzanne Allen on +44 (0)11 7960 ......
  • Restitution, Rectification, and Mitigation: Negligent Solicitors and Wills, Again
    • Núm. 65-3, Mayo 2002
    • The Modern Law Review
    A solicitor, when drafting a will, can owe a duty of care in tort to the intended beneficiary of a bequest under that will. The Court of Appeal has recently confirmed that where a solicitor has mis...
    ......Murphy, ‘Probate Solicitors, Disappointed Beneficiaries and the Tortious Duty to Advise on Tax Avoidance’ (1998) 14 PN 107. cp Middleton v Steeds Hudson [1998] 1 ......
  • LIMITED PURPOSE MARRIAGES
    • Núm. 45-2, Marzo 1982
    • The Modern Law Review
    ...... 17. 1 e.g. Wills, Probate and Administration Act 1898 (N.S.W.), s. 61A. If ......
  • Omnia Praesumuntur…
    • Núm. 23-3, Mayo 1960
    • The Modern Law Review
    ...... or end thereof," which is where, according to the Wills Act, 1887,' a testator should sign his will, does not ... Such wills were admitted to probate in Re Wotton (1874) L.R. 3 P. & D. 159; Re Smith [1931] P. ......
  • NOTES OF CASES
    • Núm. 32-4, Julio 1969
    • The Modern Law Review
    ......) that, in the circumstances, the whole of both the wills including the revoking clause in .the later will, could be itted to probate on the basis that the revocation clause in the later will ......
  • There's Nothing New in Dying Now: Will Welfare Attorney Decision Making at End of Life Make a Real Difference?
    • Núm. 39-2, Junio 2012
    • Journal of Law and Society
    Advance care planning is a way to express value‐based preferences in order to guide future treatment decisions following loss of decision‐making capacity. It aims to ensure that one's critical valu...
    ......1 Otherwise known as advance directives, or living wills. 2 Statements of wishes are non-legally binding indications of values and ...Lawyers' knowledge centred around wills, probate, ordinary and enduring powers of attorney and, to a lesser extent, advance ......
  • Where There's a Will There's a Way: Marley v Rawlings and Another
    • Núm. 78-1, Enero 2015
    • The Modern Law Review
    In Marley v Rawlings and another, a unanimous Supreme Court has widened the scope of judicial power to rectify a will under section 20 of the Administration of Justice Act 1982. An intended will th...
    ......INTRODUCTION In Marley v Rawlings and another , 1 the first probate case to reach the final appeal court for over 50 years, 2 the Supreme rt has clarified the scope of the power to rectify wills under section 20 of the Administration of Justice Act 1982 and, in the ......
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