Nevill’s Law of Trusts, Wills and Administration, 14th edition
The book you can trust to guide you through the intimacies of the law relating to wills, administration, and trusts.
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Easy to use and written in plain English, Nevill’s Law of Trusts, Wills and Administration includes comprehensive commentary alongside practical tools to assist the reader. Strongly established as a go-to text for New Zealand trust law, this 14th edition has been significantly restructured and accommodates the changes made to the law since the Trusts Act 2019 came into force. It will be a valuable resource for all those practising or studying the law relating to trusts, wills and administration.
Topics covered include:
• Types of trusts
• Trustees’ powers and duties
• Administration of trusts
• General principles relating to wills
• Executors and administrators
• Succession on intestacy
• The Nevill’s series is a respected and well-known resource on trusts, wills and administration
• Comprehensive authoritative commentary on the law relating to wills, trusts and administration
• Written in plain English
• Updated thoroughly, including taking in recent changes in the law.
• Parsons Nevill’s Trusts Drafting Handbook, 3rd edition, 2020
• Richardson & Parsons Nevill’s Will Drafting Handbook, 8th edition, 2020
• Earles, Douglas, Kelly & Kelly Dobbie’s Probate and Administration Practice, 6th edition, 2014
• Law of Trusts (online resource)
• Wills and Succession (online resource)
Table of contents
PART I: Trusts
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Express private trusts
Chapter 3: Purpose trusts and unincorporated associations
Chapter 4: Resulting trusts
Chapter 5: Constructive trusts
Chapter 6: Void and voidable trusts and Sham transactions
Chapter 7: Charitable trusts
Chapter 8: Appointment, retirement and removal of trustees
Chapter 9: Duties of trustees
Chapter 10: Powers of trustees
Chapter 11: Rights of trustees and beneficiaries
Chapter 12: Breach of trust and Relief of Trustees
PART II: Wills and Administration
Chapter 13: General principles relating to wills
Chapter 14: Testamentary capacity
Chapter 15: Gifts by will
Chapter 16: Revocation, alteration, republication and revival of wills
Chapter 17: The construction of wills
Chapter 18: Succession on intestacy
Chapter 19: Restrictions on testamentary freedom
Chapter 20: Executors and administrators
Chapter 21: Duties of executors and administrators
Chapter 22: The powers, rights, and liabilities of executors and administrators