Parry and Kerridge: The Law of Succession



by R Kerridge (Author)
Format: Paperback / softback 750 pages
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Edition: 13 ed
ISBN: 9780414033580
Published: 2 Aug 2016

The leading textbook on the law of succession for over 70 years, Parry & Kerridge on the Law of Succession provides the detail required for a full understanding of the subject. This work covers not only wills and intestacy, but also probate and administration of estates, and has been thoroughly updated for the 13th edition to incorporate all key case and legislative developments.


The Inheritance and Trustees# Powers Act 2014, amending both the law of intestacy and family provision

New case law including Marley v Rawlings, rectification of a switched will; Thorner v Major, Henry v Henry, Bradbury v Taylor and Suggitt v Suggitt, proprietary estoppel; Barrett v Bem, attestation; Baynes v Hedger, family provision, living together as civil partners; Ilott v Mitson, family provision for an estranged adult daughter; Re Key and Simon v Byford, capacity; Re P, statutory wills and

best interests - under the Mental Capacity Act 2005; Perrins v Holland, the rulein Parker v Felgate; Gill v Woodall, knowledge and approval; Re Servoz-Gavin, a sailor#s oral will; Court v Despallieres, revocation of a will by formation of a civil partnership; Rawstron v Freud, secret trusts; Fry v Densham-Smith, mutual wills; King v Chiltern Dog Rescue, donationes mortis causa; Day v Royal College of Music, the rule in Strong v Bird; Re Erskine, the effect of the Human Rights Act 1998 on construction

More discussion of

suspicious wills -  (wills in the making of which beneficiaries have been involved); expanded chapter on Duty of Care and the risk of negligenceactions against will draftsmen


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