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Introduction to Law: Wills (0456)


After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Distinguish between inter vivos and testamentary gifts
  • Explain how assets can be gifted at death without the use of a will
  • Outline the requirements for capacity to make a will
  • Identify the forms of Common Law and Civil Code wills
  • Outline the legal requirements of a will
  • Describe the processes and documentation required for changing or revoking a will
  • Explain general issues related to foreign wills and multiple wills
  • Understand the use, purpose and legal considerations of a memorandum or letter attached to a will
  • Explain the use and purpose of a fee agreement for an Executor and Trustee
  • Identify the rules for will interpretation
Quiz Format Online
Question Format Multiple Choice
Questions Per Quiz N/A
Passing Grade 60%*
Attempts Allowed Unlimited*
Enrolment Period 6 months

* IMPORTANT: There is no maximum to the number of quiz attempts permitted, but only the first passing grade (60% or over) will appear on official web transcript.

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