'Teach Yourself Wills and Probate' gives guidance for anyone needing to know about wills or the rules of inheritance. It also covers making a will and explains how to ensure that your property goes where you want it to.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Making a will: why make a will?; who can make a will?; preparing to make a will; how to make a will; gifts; trusts; estate planning; how to make your will legal; how to change your will; change of circumstances; making a will in Northern Ireland; making a will in Scotland. Part 2 Intestacy: who inherits if there is no will?; can you claim from the estate if you have been disinherited?; intestacy rules in Northern Ireland; intestacy rules in Scotland. Part 3 Dealing with an estate: applying for probate; applying for letter of administration; dealing with the tax man; administering and distributing an estate in Northern Ireland; administering and distributing an estate in Scotland. Appendices: dealing with the undertaker and other formalities; living wills; checklist of assets; taking it further.