Ademption

Alteration of disposition

Alterations and interlineations

Ambulatory nature of

Annuities

Directions

Generally

Tax-free

Testator's intention

Approval by testator

Asset sales

Attestation

Beneficiaries

Generally

Overseas estates

Types of

Beneficiaries under

– see Beneficiaries

Burden of tax

Estates partly exempt/partly chargeable

Incidence of tax

Capacity to make

Challenging, grounds for

Claims against, after probate

Clerical errors in

Codicils

– see also Codicils

Generally

Commorientes circumstances

Confidentiality of

Construction of

Copies

Criminal offences

Deeds of variation

Definition

Depositing

Destruction of

Copies

Duplicates

Generally

Less than total destruction

Obliteration of signature

Partial revocation

Disclosures and production of documents

Examination in court

Witness summons

Discretionary will trusts

Disputes

Distribution from property settled by

Divorce

Donatio mortis causa

Duplicate will torn or missing

Emotional statements (no legal force)

Evidence of execution

Exempt transactions

Failure of gifts

Forced heirship

Foreign element

Construction and interpretation of bequests

European Succession Regulations

Formal validity of wills executed outside England and Wales

International wills

Revocation

Testamentary capacity

Foreign languages

Foreign property

Foreign wills

Brussels IV

Forced heirship

Guardianship of minors

Intestacy (consequences of)

Re-sealing of

Significance of

Formalities of

Gifts

– see Gifts

Gifts, different types of

Giving effect to instructions

Grant of representation

Grounds for challenging

Hand-written

Holograph

Intestacy

Distribution of estate rules

Generally

Redemption of life interest in residue

Intestacy rules

Joint tenancies

Joint wills

Knowledge and approval

Legacies

– see Legacies

Life policy proceeds

Locating after death

Lodging

Making

Marriage, revocation by

Marriage, second or subsequent

Mirror wills

Missing

Accidental destruction

Duplicate torn or missing

Pin or staple marks

Presumption of revocation

Probate of copy or reconstruction

Solicitor's lien over

Torn wills

Mutual

Mutual wills

Nil-rate band discretionary trusts, interaction with stamp duty land tax

One valid will only

Personal representatives

Pin or staple marks

Practical trust issues

Production of documents for examination

Property devolving on death

Property not disposable by

Public nature of, after death

Public right of inspection

Avoidance by making settlements

Generally

Restriction

Royal wills

Rectification under Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975

Residuary gifts

Revocation

Revocation of

Searches

Signatures

Statutory rules

Storage

Survivorship

Survivorship clause

Survivorship clauses

Testator's requests

Torn wills

Trusts

Distinction between personal representatives and trustees

Generally

Nature of

Vulnerable beneficiaries

Types of

Types of bequest

Validity

– see also Validity of wills

Generally

Validity of

Variation of

Welsh language

Witnesses