Parker’s Will Precedents

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“Any Will drafter should have this book in their arsenal." - Law Skills

The book contains a comprehensive collection of precedents supplied as an electronic download, including a variety of precedents for individual clauses as well as a set of complete wills catering for different scenarios.

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.

Recommended by the Institute of Professional Willwriters, Parker's Will Precedents is a well-established and highly regarded publication, renowned for its clarity of drafting.

This title is included in Bloomsbury Professional's Parker's Will Precedents online service.

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

Product details

Published 28 Sep 2023
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 11th
Extent 496
ISBN 9781526524386
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors


Leon Pickering

Leon Pickering was a barrister at Ten Old Square f…