Hutley’s Australian Wills Precedents, 10th edition
Hutley's Australian Wills Precedents has become the essential reference work on the art of will drafting in Australia.
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Hutley's Australian Wills Precedents has become the essential reference work on the art of will drafting in Australia. This 10th edition continues to provide an authoritative system of precedents for practitioners supported by a full explanation of the law and the authors’ opinion as to the implications for will drafters of the relevant court decisions. It contains updated case law, legislation and commentary as well as a streamlining of precedents making for a user-friendly text.
• Downloadable precedents
• New cases and statutes
• Analysis of contentious issues as well as court decisions
• Covers all Australian jurisdictions
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Table of contents
- General Considerations
- Drafting a Will using these Precedents; Taking Instructions and Structuring a Will
- Commencement and Testimonium; Wills for Assets in Foreign Countries
- Revocation Clauses
- Directions as to Disposal of the Body; Directions as to Undue Prolongation of Life; Enduring Power of Attorney
- Deaths; Presumption of Death; Order of Deaths Clauses; Intermediate Income
- Children; Guardianship
- Will made in Contemplation of Marriage; The Effect of Divorce
- Provision for Spouse or Partner
- Appointment of Executors
- Payment of Executors
- Executor’s Right to Buy Trust Property
- Solicitors to be Employed by Executors
- Family Provision; Financial Agreements
- Taxes and Duties
- Life Insurance Policies and Superannuation
- Gift of Whole Estate to Executors on Trust
- Pecuniary Legacies
- Personal Property
- Shares and Other Interests in Respect of a Limited Company; Appointment of Directors
- Real Property
- Specific Gift of Property Subject to Mortgage or Charge; Locke King’s Act
- Annuities and Protective Trusts
- Life Interests
- Residuary Gifts, and Gifts of the Whole Estate
- Gifts to Charities and Incorporated or Unincorporated Bodies
- Powers of Executors and Trustees
- Backing Sheet
- Contracts as to Dispositions by Will; Mutual Wills