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Succession Law Essentials

Frankie McCarthy

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All the basics that students need to know about succession in Scots law

What happens after you die? You can't take it with you, so succession law governs how your property is passed on after your death. Succession Law Essentials teaches you all you need to know about the Scots laws of succession, including estates, executors, wills, will substitutes, valid and invalid testimony, intestate succession, legacies, vesting and more.

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Table of Cases
Table of Statues
1. Introduction
2. Executors and the Administration of the Estate
3. Death and Survivorship
4. Legal Rights
5. Interstate Succession
6. Validity of Testamentary Writings
7. Legacies
8. Restraints on Testamentary Freedom
9. Will Substitutes
10. Vesting
Further Reading

About the Author

Frankie McCarthy Lecturer in Private Law at the University of Glasgow.

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