Wills Skills Workshop 7: Applying for probate

Course ID CW190701_WEP

  • Face to Face
  • 3.25
  • Foundation

In this workshop, you will step through the process of applying for probate or letters of administration and consider issues in proving and informal will or a lost will.

Facilitated by Amanda Liston, Director, Amanda Liston Legal and Graduate, The College of Law LLM (Applied Law) majoring in Wills and Estates, this workshop is one in a series of workshops developed for Western Australian practitioners who wish to develop or enhance their skills in a Wills and Estates/Estate Planning practice.

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Full Price $360.00

Alumni/Member Price $324.00


Start date:

26 July 2019

End date:

26 July 2019


9:00 AM - 12:15 PM


Ground Floor, Durack Centre
263 Adelaide Terrace
Perth WA 6000

About This Course


The workshop includes a series of interactive discussions and fact scenarios allowing participants to test and apply their newly acquired knowledge.

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Understand the steps to be taken when applying for probate or letters of administration and drafting an the application and affadavit in support of the application
  • how to deal with common requisitions
  • And will be able to develop a checklist for applying for a grant
  • Consider issues relating to proving an informal will or a lost will



Designed for

WA practitioners looking to develop the skills and experienced practitioners an opportunity to refresh their knowledge in this area of law.



Mandatories Covered

Competency Area 2 - Professional Skills - 3 points



Presenter biography

Amanda Liston

Director, Amanda Liston Legal Graduate, The College of Law LLM (Applied Law) majoring in Wills and Estates

Amanda is the Principal of Amanda Liston Legal. She specialises in estate planning, wills and deceased estate administration. Amanda has a wealth of experience in these areas having been admitted to legal practice in 1998.

Amanda is a graduate fellow of The College of Law and holds a Master of Laws (Applied Law) – Wills and Estates. Amanda is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

Amanda serves on the pro bono panel of the State Administrative Tribunal where she specialises in guardianship and administration matters. She is experienced in assisting clients with applications under the Guardianship and Administration Act.