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Drafting wills practice guide (VIC) - On-demand

Course ID ID22013_WEP1

  • Online
  • 2
  • Foundation

You can purchase and access this content at any time for up to 6 (six) months from the date of purchase

Will drafting is an essential part of any Wills & Estates practice. Attention needs to be taken to ensure that it is done correctly for each client and that the Will is tailored to that clients circumstances. In recent times, there have been many negligence claims brought against solicitors in relation to Wills and Will drafting. Accordingly, it is crucial to follow a methodical approach when taking instructions and drafting Wills and to be aware of the pitfalls.

This course will discuss the will drafting process in Victoria. This course is divided into 5 modules where you will explore:

  • Getting started: will requirements
  • Receiving instructions
  • Explaining the legal issues
  • Drafting the will or codicil
  • Executing the will

At the end of this on-demand course, you may claim 2 CPD points. Please consult the CPD rules for your State/Territory to ascertain how many CPD points you can claim for private study of audio/visual material during the CPD year.  


Full Price $198.00

Alumni/Member Price $178.20

Claiming CPD units

If you intend to claim CPD units for this educational activity, please note that CPD activities are not accredited by the Law Society of NSW or any other equivalent local authority, with the exception of Western Australia. If this educational activity extends your knowledge and skills in areas that are relevant to your practice needs or professional development, then you should claim one (1) "unit” for each hour of attendance, refreshment breaks not included. The annual requirement is ten (10) CPD units each year from 1 April to 31 March. Some practitioners, such as accredited specialists are required to complete more than ten (10) units each CPD year. If you are in any doubt, you should check your local rules. If you practise in Western Australia, please check local rules regarding interactive activities and note that the College of Law is recognised by the Legal Practice Board of WA as a QA provider of CPD.


Mandatories covered

The program covers the mandatory requirement of professional skills.