You are here

Book Review: Inheritance act claims, law and practice

By Sidney Ross LL.B., M..Sc., Ph.D., FCIArb.Barrister of the Middle Temple and Lincoln’s Inn

23 March 2001

“Inheritance act claims, Law & Practice” 2nd Edition

By Sidney Ross LL.B., M..Sc., Ph.D., FCIArb.Barrister of the Middle Temple and Lincoln’s Inn

Most continental countries and Scotland have a system of “forced heirship” whereby an individual is restricted in the choice of beneficiaries under his/her Will.  No such law applies in England and Wales, but by way of Inheritance Act claims, now under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, various people, such as spouses, ex-spouses who have not remarried, children and other dependants, such as co-habitees can apply to the Court for appropriate relief by way of reasonable financial provision or maintenance.

This is the subject matter of this scholarly work.  Any practitioner with a problem in this area, including specialists, will find the answers in this book, as it is very detailed and meticulous, comprising nearly 600 pa...

Want to read on?

This article is part of our subscription-based access. Please pick one of the options below to continue.

Already registered? Login to access premium content

SUBSCRIBE for one User

Unlimited access to the entire SJ website for a full year for one user.

  • 10 issues a year delivered to you
  • Digital edition of the magazine for one user – sent to your inbox or accessible through the website
  • Access to premium content on the website
  • Access to the fully searchable online archive of Solicitors Journal, Managing Partner and Private Client Adviser, which spans over 13 years
  • Weekly email newsletter with all the latest news, analysis and features
  • Comment on SJ content and contribute to the SJ community online
  • Advanced search feature
  • Online support
  • Access to SJ app compatible with Android and Apple devices – coming soon!
  • 6 special focuses per year
  • Special offers and discounts on Solicitors Journal and IICJ events

Subscribe

CORPORATE SUBSCRIPTION

Your department or entire firm can subscribe to Solicitors Journal online, providing easy access for all who require it. Discount corporate subscription rates apply, based on number of users.

The Corporate IP Licence includes:

  • Digital copy of the magazine sent to individuals’ inboxes and accessible through the website. Solicitors Journal publishes 10 issues per year
  • Unlimited access to premium content on the website based on IP addresses
  • Unlimited access to the fully searchable online archive of Solicitors Journal, Managing Partner and Private Client Adviser, which spans over 13 years
  • Weekly email newsletter with all the latest news, analysis and features
  • Comment on SJ content and contribute to the SJ community online (username required)
  • Unlimited access to SJ app compatible with Android and Apple devices
  • 6 special focuses per year
  • Special offers and discounts on Solicitors Journal and IICJ events

The Corporate IP Licence is tailored to your firm, making it the most cost effective way for the firm to access Solicitors Journal, and enables the firm to remain compliant with copyright and our Terms and Conditions. This gives you the ability to print and circulate articles within the firm.

To enquire about a Corporate IP Licence for your firm, please contact our Subscriptions Manager on emily.beechey@solicitorsjournal.com.