Lexis® Practical Guidance: Trusts, Wills and Estates

Wills & Estates

Practical Guidance Trusts, Wills and Estates is a web-based solution that keeps legal professionals abreast of the ever-changing estate planning and trusts landscapes. This Practice Area helps users steer through the practicalities of forming a trust, preparing a will and implementing an estate plan from start to finish. Practical Guidance Trusts, Wills and Estates covers the formation, types and general principles of a trust, the creation of wills and the principles that govern them, as well as processes involved in the administration, liquidation, distribution and tax-calculations of an estate.

  • How to form an inter vivos trust
  • Charitable trusts
  • Termination of a trust
  • How to form an inter vivos trust
  • How to make donations
  • Drafting a will
  • The role of the will in estate planning
  • Administration of estates
  • Estate duty
  • Liquidation and distribution accounts
  • More than 30 Topics
  • Over 110 Guidance Notes
  • In excess of 260 Forms, Precedents and Checklists
  • Up-to-date Legislation & Case Law
  • Commentary references
  • Other Useful Resources such as flowcharts, external websites and additional readings
  • Agreements
  • Affidavits
  • Wills
  • Deeds
  • Official government forms