Canadian Forms & Precedents - Wills and Estates
Endorsed by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Canada
Offering state-of-the-art precedents drafted by Canada's leading practitioners, Canadian Forms & Precedents is a comprehensive multi-volume set that provides the highest standard of legal forms and precedents in Canada. Covering all major subject areas, Canadian Forms & Precedents saves time and costs, and is the most comprehensive and authoritative library of drafting documents.
Canadian Forms & Precedents - Wills and Estates offers a unique blend of documents and supplementary commentary, ensuring that counsel understands what has to be done and what options are available at every stage in a procedure.
Features over 180 up-to-date precedents on Wills, including particular will clauses and 19 complete wills covering virtually all likely scenarios, along with checklists, drafting tips and commentary which provides the legal context. Also includes over 120 of the latest probate and estate litigation forms and up-to-date precedents, checklists and drafting tips and authoritative advice written by Margaret Rintoul, a prominent national figure in the wills and estates area and the author of Ontario Estate Administration and The Practitioner's Guide to Estate Practice.
The Fundamentals of Legal Drafting Available at Your Fingertips
A key to the success of any law practice is having a wealth of sample forms and precedents to refer to quickly for any case which may arise. Canadian Forms & Precedents Wills and Estates is designed to meet the demands of busy practitioners by providing expertly crafted precedents that can be relied upon with confidence.
Offering an easy-to-use format, this volume provides expert commentary that guides you through the basics of the law and practice in each area. The commentary is replete with expert drafting advice and tips, and is supplemented with meticulous checklists to help practitioners avoid legal pitfalls. This is followed by a comprehensive set of sample forms and precedents providing an extensive and unrivaled collection.
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- Practical in-depth commentary provides the context for preparing the drafting of documents
- Useful checklists help you avoid potential problems
- Expert commentary indicates where statutory requirements or legal or business practices which impact drafting
- Alternative clauses provide drafting flexibility necessary to solve specific problems
- Save time and costs with quick and easy-to-use format
- Current information provided through regular updates
Also, CD-ROM version of the content is available in Folio Views for Windows with search and retrieval features allowing instantaneous access to any form, precedent, commentary or checklist
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Table of contents
Table of Cases
Table of Legislation
Chapter 1: Will Planning
Chapter 2: Tax and Probate Planning
Chapter 3: Particular Drafting Considerations
Chapter 4: Planning for Incapacity
Chapter 5: Inter Vivos Trusts
Chapter 6: Non-Contentious Matters
Chapter 7: Contentious Matters
Chapter 8: Substitute Decisions and Adult Guardianship