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Remick's Pennsylvania Orphans' Court Practice

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All you need to practice in the Orphans' Court: text, statutes and forms for every area of estates law. Topics include:

•  Probate and the Grant of Letters
•  Administration
•  Accountings
•  Distribution
•  Fiduciaries
•  Orphans' Court Practice

Revised Edition 1980. Conventional binding. Updated with supplements.

7 Volumes

Table of Contents

VOLUME 1  PROBATE AND THE GRANT OF LETTERS

Chapter I:    When and Where Letters Should Be Granted

Chapter II:    The Grant of Letters; Letters of Administration

Chapter III:    Probate of Wills

Chapter IV:    Will Contests

Chapter V:    Letters Testamentary

Chapter VI:    Miscellaneous Letters

Chapter VII:    Bonds of Personal Representatives

Chapter VIII:    Revocation of Letters

Chapter IX:    Absentees and Presumed Decedents

Chapter X:    Vacating Presumed Decedents' Proceedings

VOLUME 2  ADMINISTRATION

Chapter XI:    Procedure Before Grant of Letters

Chapter XII:    Administration Duties and Powers

Chapter XIII:    The Inventory

Chapter XIV:    Collection and Administration of Decedent's Property

Chapter XV:    Administration and Disposition of Real Estate

Chapter XVI:    Debts of Decedent

Chapter XVII:    Actions By and Against Executors and Administrators

Chapter XVIII:    Settlement of Taxes

VOLUME 3  ACCOUNTING IN THE ORPHANS’ COURT

Chapter XIX:    Filing Accounts

Chapter XX:    Method of Accounting

Chapter XXI:    Notice of Accounts

Chapter XXII:    Processing of Accounts

Chapter XXIII:    Audits and Adjudications

Chapter XXIV:    Auditors

Chapter XXV:    Presentation of Claims

Chapter XXVI:    Review and Appeal

VOLUME 4  DISTRIBUTION

Chapter XXVII:   Determining Interest, Identity and Right to Receive

Chapter XXVIII:   Rights and Limitations Pertaining to Distributive Shares

Chapter XXIX:    The Family Exemption

Chapter XXX:    Surviving Spouse’s Allowance

Chapter XXXI:    Election by Surviving Spouse

Chapter XXXII:  Distribution: Procedure; Remedial Actions

Chapter XXXIII:  Legacies, Annuities and Other Charges: Enforcement; Presumptions; Etc.

VOLUME 5  FIDUCIARIES

Chapter XXXIV:  Applications to the Orphans’ Court Division

Chapter XXXV:  Trustees

Chaper XXXVI:  Guardians: Persons and Estates of Minors

VOLUME 5A  FIDUCIARIES (CONT.)

Chapter XXXVII:  Guardians: Persons and Estates of Incompetents

Chapter XXXVIII:  Guardians and Trustees Ad Litem

Chapter XXXIX:  Powers, Duties, Rights and Liabilities: In General

Chapter XL:    Investments by Fiduciaries

Chapter XLI:    Bonds and Sureties

Chapter XLII:    Nonresident and Foreign Fiduciaries

Chapter XLIII:    Discharge and Removal of Fiduciaries

VOLUME 6    THE ORPHANS’ COURT DIVISION

Chapter XLIV:  Jurisdiction, Powers, Organization and Functions of the Orphans' Court Division

Chapter XLV:    Pleadings

Chapter XLVI:    Procedure to Compel Appearance

Chapter XLVII:  Proceedings to Enforce Orders and Decrees

Chapter XLVIII:  Witnesses and Evidence

Chapter XLIX:    Partition

Chapter L:    The Revised Price Act of 1917

Chapter LI:    Prior Law--Escheat

Chapter LII:    Adoption

Chapter LIII:    Abortion Control Act

Chapter LIV:    Advance Directive for Health Care

Chapter LV:    Transfer on Death Security Registration

Chapter LVI:    Mental Health Care