Inheritance Act Claims – A Practical Guide, 2nd edition

5 Stone Buildings have great pleasure in announcing the publication of the new edition of Inheritance Claims – A Practical Guide. This publication includes invaluable guidance on the position of adult children post Ilott v The Blue Cross in the Supreme Court.

By Miranda Allardice, Tracey Angus QC, Paul Hewitt and Penelope Reed QC

This highly practical book provides a comprehensive guide to claims brought under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.

This book provides guidance on how to conduct claims, the court’s approach, assessing quantum, the tax implications of orders and compromises, and the issues
arising for will drafting.

  • This second edition has been updated to include:
    new chapters on surviving spouses and civil partners; provision for applicants on the maintenance standard; and the role of the personal representative/trustee
  • Analysis of the court’s recent approach to domicile, applications for permission to make a claim out of time, anti-avoidance provisions, divorce comparator and applications made by cohabitees, dependants and adult children
  • Explanation of how one class of applicant has widened.

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