Law of Wills in Pennsylvania-Print Version

Bisel Publishing

$169.00 

FOR YOUR NEXT CASE INVOLVING A WILL!

AUTHOR: J. BROOKE AKER

2020 Supplement Author:THOMAS BOULDEN
1 Volume, Loose-leaf
Published: 2000
(Previous Editions: 1983, 1958 as Handbook on Will Drafting in Penna.)
Most recent supplement/update: 2020 supplement; released Dec 2019; $117.00
(Current Subscriber's Price: $97.00)
ISBN: 1-887024-35-2

ALSO AVAILABLE IN CD-ROM VERSION 1-887024-35-2CD


  • Comprehensive Guide to Preparing, Changing, Defending and Contesting Wills in Pennsylvania. The Law of Wills in Pennsylvania has been designed to help you meet and continue to meet the demanding task of arranging a client's affairs, whether you have drafted relatively few wills or many. Use this resource as a handbook for everyday use in preparing wills, changing wills, defending wills against improper attack, and in exposing invalid documents.

    The Law of Wills in Pennsylvania is an authoritative up-to-date reference for drafting, interpreting or contesting wills by providing a working familiarity with the tax laws, an understanding of the rules of law and the rules of interpretation which will govern the dispositions contained in the will, as well as an invaluable analysis of the words employed and common errors in draftsmanship. Finally, a generous selection of forms is included of both whole wills and separate dispositive and administrative provisions.

    SUMMARY OF CONTENTS

    Preface
    Introduction
    Index

    Chapter
    1. What is a Will
    2. Who May Make a Will
    3. Execution
    4. Revocation
    5. Statutory Automatic Modification
    6. Non-Automatic Modification - Extraneous Circumstances
    7. Common Errors in Draftsmanship
    8. Who May Contest
    9. Contests at Probate
    10. Contests at Distribution
    11. Analysis of Distributive Clauses
    12. Analysis of Administrative Clauses
    13. Jury Trial
    14. Appeals
    15. Witnesses
    16. Costs
    17. Declaratory Judgment
    18. Discovery
    19. Compromise
    20. Legal Malpractice Re Wills
    21. Collateral Issues
    22. Forms for Will Drafting
    23. Forms For Will Contesting
    24. Suggested Questions For Will Contest