A will is the legal declaration of an individual (testator or testatrix) that identifies where their estate will be distributed upon death. This course has been designed by a professional will writer and for individuals who have an interest in or work as a will writer or wish to become a professionally qualified and capable will writer. It will explain the legislations, laws and working practises of a will writer to enable you to start work in this area.
- The training requires pre-course reading. Initial self assessment questionnaires will be sent to students who book a course.
- The course requires good verbal and written communication skills.
- Students will need to demonstrate knowledge of basic computing and have access to e-mail and internet at their home.
Upon completion, delegates of this course will be able to;
- Understand why do you need to write a will?
- Understand Who can write a Will?
- Identify Formalities and Execution of Wills
- Be able to alter a Will and its Implications
- Understand when a will can be Revoked
- Explain how to renew and re-publish a Will
- Understand how executors conclude you affairs
- Explain Devises and legacies
- Understand Caveats and citations
- Necessity for Grant of Probate
- Powers of personal representatives
- Grants of Probate and administration
- Construction of Wills
- Laws of Intestacy
- Administration of estates
- Challenges the will- how to avoid and mitigate.
- Writing basic life protection in trust
- The Will instruction and questionnaire
CCW Training Academy working in conjunction with CIVITAS Law to deliver “Will Writing Course”. Our ‘will writing course’ has been designed for people with no-experience, knowledge or competence in ‘will writing’. The course is over a period of 3 days.
The first 2 days will cover all of the theory involved in writing a will. The 3rd day will be practical application of knowledge, i.e. critical appraisal of worked examples.
Our trainer is a fully qualified practicing Barrister with experience in this specialist area of work and has dealt with practical issue in “will writing”.