Harrison on Wills and Administration for Virginia and West Virginia, a classic legal reference since 1927, is the most comprehensive resource for will preparation and estate management in Virginia and West Virginia. A brand new Fourth Edition was published in 2007 and this set takes into account the multitude of court decisions and legislative enactments affecting trusts and estates for both states. It provides information on subjects from living wills, Uniform Trust Code provisions, descent and distribution to revocation of wills and the probate process.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1 Introductory.
CHAPTER 2 Dower and Courtesy.
CHAPTER 2A The Elective Share.
CHAPTER 3 Descent and Distribution.
CHAPTER 4 Gifts Causa Mortis.
CHAPTER 5 Contracts to Make a Will.
CHAPTER 6 Joint, Mutual and Reciprocal Wills.
CHAPTER 7 Testamentary Intent.
CHAPTER 8 Testamentary Capacity.
CHAPTER 9 Requisites of Execution.
CHAPTER 10 Revocation of Wills.
CHAPTER 11 Probate of Wills.
CHAPTER 12 Grant of Administration.
CHAPTER 13 Inventory and Appraisement.
CHAPTER 14 Suits to Impeach or Establish Wills.
CHAPTER 15 Renunciation and Disclaimer.
CHAPTER 16 Construction of the Will.
CHAPTER 17 Beneficiaries.
CHAPTER 18 Property Disposed Of.
CHAPTER 19 Estates Created.
CHAPTER 20 Vested and Contingent Interests.
CHAPTER 21 Conditions, Trusts and Powers.
CHAPTER 22 Legacies and Devises.
CHAPTER 23 Assets of the Estate.
CHAPTER 24 Rights of Creditors.
CHAPTER 25 Personal Representatives; Rights and Duties.
CHAPTER 26 Accounting and Distribution.
CHAPTER 27 Suits to Surcharge and Falsify.
CHAPTER 28 Administration Suits.
CHAPTER 29 The Order of Reference.
CHAPTER 30 Judicial Sales.
CHAPTER 31 Taxation.
CHAPTER 32 Summary Administration of Small Estates.
CHAPTER 33 Living Wills.