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Reforming succession law : intestate succession

Norrie, Kenneth (2008) Reforming succession law : intestate succession. Edinburgh Law Review, 12 (1). pp. 77-80. ISSN 1364-9809

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Abstract

Examines the proposals of the Scottish Law Commission's 2007 discussion paper on succession dealing with intestate succession where the deceased is survived by a spouse or civil partner, including the rules that should apply where the deceased also had issue, stepchildren, and other accepted children. Presents a hypothetical case study illustrating the application of these rules where two unrelated families are joined together as a result of a second marriage.