Wills and Estates: Cases, Text, and Materials, 4th Edition
Howard S. Black
Wills and Estates: Cases, Text, and Materials is an effective, practice-oriented learning tool focusing on areas that lawyers will encounter in their legal practice. Author Howard S. Black weaves summaries of key legal principles and significant judicial decisions with practical advice for a well-rounded examination of the intricacies of estate management and interpreting wills.
The fourth edition reflects all recent case law and legislative amendments to wills and estates law, including changes generated by the Accelerating Access to Justice Act, 2021. This edition also contains a new chapter on estate laws affecting Indigenous persons in Canada, featuring practical insights on ministerial powers, distribution of property on intestacy, dependant relief, and more.
Drawing on 40 years of experience advising clients, Black’s clear and concise treatment of relevant legal issues, supplemented with references to applicable legislation and case law, is an essential resource to anyone whose practice will service clients in the area of wills and estates.