Succession Law



Author: Christopher Lehane



Expected Publishing date: 31-03-2022






ISBN: 9781526522245






Succession law is the law governing the devolution of property on the death of its owner. This new book provides peerless analysis of this branch of law with extensive cross-referencing to related issues such as tax, conveyancing, family law, enduring powers of attorney, limitation of actions, estate accounts, private international law and trusts.It provides the reader with in-depth coverage of key Irish judgments, statutes, court rule provisions and Court and Probate Officer practice directions. The coverage is supplemented with Court Rule prescribed forms and many non-prescribed drafted forms, titles to grants of representation and checklists, which all readers will find invaluable aids to understanding and applying succession law in practice.This highly practical book includes a chapter on will drafting and estate planning and provides 10 precedent templates covering most testator requirements.






The book's appendices, too, contain a wealth of practical information such as:






* Draft precedent titles for grants of representation.



*Template proceedings, wills, forms and letters.



*Practitioner, testator and legal personal representative checklists.



*Unique genealogical kinship tracing diagram and table.



*Probate system process maps.



* Superior Court, Land Registry and Registry of Deed Rules and forms.



* Non-prescribed Forms.



* Sample High Court contentious probate summonses.



* Law Society guidelines for solicitors drafting wills and dealing with vulnerable clients.



* Practitioner guidance on costs.












CHAPTER 1 - Succession legislation and Court Rules



CHAPTER 2 - Wills



CHAPTER 3 - Intestacy



CHAPTER 4 - Legal Personal Representatives: Executors and Administrators



CHAPTER 5 - Grants of Representation



CHAPTER 6 - Probate Office and District Probate Registry Proceedings



CHAPTER 7 - Court Proceedings in Probate matters



CHAPTER 8 - Spouse and Children Rights against Disinheritance and related matters



CHAPTER 9 - Law relating to Legacies, Bequests and Devises



CHAPTER 10 - Administration of Assets



CHAPTER 11 - Tax



CHAPTER 12 - Trusts



CHAPTER 13 - Registering Title on death



CHAPTER 14 - Wills and estate planning



CHAPTER 15 - Conflict of Laws



CHAPTER 16 - Limitation of Actions



CHAPTER 17 - Enduring powers of attorney



CHAPTER 18 - Administration Accounts









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