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GDLP77-303: Wills and Estates Practice

Description

This is an elective subject for the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice which covers the optional practice area “Wills and Estates Practice”. This subject focusses on providing students with the necessary skills and knowledge to act for clients in relation to wills and estate administration. Students will engage in aspects of wills and estate law practice, become familiar with the legislation and procedures and draft relevant documents.

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: GDLP77-303
EFTSL: 0.063
Faculty: Faculty of Law
Semesters offered:
  • January 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit: 5
Study areas:
  • Law
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2021: $646.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $652.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $670.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $704.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $704.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $721.00

Learning objectives

1. Identify requirements and processes when drafting wills and administering estates. 2. Draft litigious and non-litigious wills and estate administration documents. 3. Identify wills and estate issues and demonstrate an ability to solve problems.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Students are expected to have completed at least 40 credit points of GDLP75 subjects.

Restrictions: This subject is not available to
  • Study Abroad Students
  • This subject is not available to students on US Financial Aid.
  • Students on a Student Visa may be restricted from enrolment due to the mode of delivery in the chosen semester. Check the subject outline for further details.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject dates

  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
    Semester start: 17/01/2022
    Subject start: 17/01/2022
    Cancellation 1: 03/02/2022
    Cancellation 2: 08/02/2022
    Last enrolment: 01/02/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 20/02/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 13/03/2022
    Teaching census: 19/02/2022
  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 20/03/2022
    Semester start: 16/05/2022
    Subject start: 16/05/2022
    Cancellation 1: 02/06/2022
    Cancellation 2: 07/06/2022
    Last enrolment: 31/05/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 19/06/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 10/07/2022
    Teaching census: 18/06/2022
  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022
    Semester start: 12/09/2022
    Subject start: 12/09/2022
    Cancellation 1: 29/09/2022
    Cancellation 2: 04/10/2022
    Last enrolment: 27/09/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 16/10/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 06/11/2022
    Teaching census: 15/10/2022
  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 13/11/2022
    Semester start: 16/01/2023
    Subject start: 16/01/2023
    Cancellation 1: 30/01/2023
    Cancellation 2: 06/02/2023
    Last enrolment: 29/01/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 11/02/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 04/03/2023
    Teaching census: 10/02/2023
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
Semester start: 17/01/2022
Subject start: 17/01/2022
Cancellation 1: 03/02/2022
Cancellation 2: 08/02/2022
Last enrolment: 01/02/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 20/02/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 13/03/2022
Teaching census: 19/02/2022