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The emphasis of the approach is on clarity, practicality and simplicity, so you can quickly draft legally sound wills for a variety of circumstances. The book includes notes and guidance on drafting and additional materials, letters, support materials and extracts from relevant legislation.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 General Considerations Chapter 3 Taking Instructions Chapter 4 Opening and Revocation Chapter 5 Joint, Mutual and Reciprocal ('Mirror') Wills Chapter 6 Foreign Wills and Property Chapter 7 Funeral Wishes Chapter 8 Appointment of Executors and Trustees Chapter 9 Appointment of Guardians Chapter 10 Legacies Chapter 11 Specific Gifts of Real Property and Rights of Occupation Chapter 12 Specific Gifts of Chattels and Other Personal Property Chapter 13 Business Interests Chapter 14 Charities and Charitable Giving Chapter 15 Digital Assets Chapter 16 Residuary Gifts Chapter 17 Minors Chapter 18 Disabled and Vulnerable Beneficiaries Chapter 19 Powers of Trustees Chapter 20 Life Interest Trusts of Residue Chapter 21 Declarations Chapter 22 Attestation Chapter 23 Inheritance Tax Chapter 24 Inheritance Tax Mitigation in Wills Chapter 25 The Residence Nil Rate Band Chapter 26 Complete Wills and Codicils Chapter 27 Single Adults Chapter 28 Wills for Married Couples or Civil Partners with no Children Chapter 29 Wills for Married Couples or Civil Partners with Children Chapter 30 Unmarried Couples with Children Chapter 31 Second Marriages or Civil Partnerships Chapter 32 Wills in the Court of Protection Chapter 33 Variations after Death Chapter 34 Letters and Other Support Materials Appendix Part 1: Attestation, Construction and Interpretation Appendix Part 2: Powers Appendix Part 3: Intestacy Rules Appendix Part 4: Inheritance Tax and Capital Gains Tax