Your Will St George & Sutherland Community College

Your Will

Writing a will is a critical step in ensuring that your assets are distributed according to your wishes after your death. This non-accredited, 2-hour course on "Your Will" is designed to provide participants with essential knowledge and practical skills to understand, create, and update a will. This course is ideal for anyone looking to take control of their estate planning and ensure their loved ones are provided for.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the purpose and importance of a will.
  • Learn the legal requirements and key components of a valid will.
  • Explore the roles and responsibilities of executors and beneficiaries.
  • Gain practical skills for drafting and updating a will.
  • Discuss real-life scenarios and common challenges in will preparation.
  • Learn effective communication strategies for discussing wills with family members and legal advisors.

Course Content:

1. Introduction to Wills:

  • Definition and importance of a will.
  • Consequences of dying intestate (without a will).

2. Legal Requirements:

  • Key components of a valid will.
  • Legal formalities and documentation.
  • Common terms and clauses in wills.

3. Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Duties of executors.
  • Rights and responsibilities of beneficiaries.

4. Drafting and Updating Your Will:

  • Steps to creating a will.
  • Ensuring clarity and comprehensiveness.
  • When and how to update your will.

5. Common Challenges and Solutions:

  • Addressing family dynamics and disputes.
  • Protecting your will from legal challenges.
  • Handling special circumstances (e.g., blended families, minor children).

6. Communicating About Your Will:

  • Discuss your wishes with family and loved ones.
  • Working with legal professionals.

Target Audience:

  • Individuals planning their estates.
  • Family members involved in estate planning.
  • Legal advisors and financial planners.
  • Anyone interested in learning about wills.

Benefits of Attending:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the importance of a will.
  • Learn how to draft and update a legally binding will.
  • Develop skills for discussing and managing will-related issues.
  • Access practical tools and resources for effective estate planning.

By the end of this course, participants will be equipped with the knowledge and confidence to create a clear, legally binding will that reflects their wishes and provides peace of mind for themselves and their loved ones.

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Your Will

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This session is combined with the Executor of Your Will session

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