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Unit of Study LAWS2018 Wills and Estates (2024)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

generate creative and appropriate responses to legal problems.

apply knowledge of succession law in drafting a will which gives effect to the testator's instructions and which conforms to all necessary requirements for a valid will.

demonstrate knowledge of the principles applicable to the management of a deceased estate.

effectively communicate in writing to non-legal audiences the law on succession, intestacy and family provisions.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Take Home Exam50%
Draft will and advice to client50%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Take Home Exam50%
Draft will and advice to client50%

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