L4 Single Subject Succession

The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with the practical skills to be able to explain the procedure for winding up the Estate of a person who leaves a Will and those who do not.

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Single Subject Succession – unit

The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with the practical skills to be able to explain the procedure for winding up the Estate of a person who leaves a Will and those who do not.

  • Wills: Taking instructions
  • Functions and scope of a will: Gifts, bequests, legacies and devises, residue
  • Appointment of Executors
  • Failure of bequests
  • Testacy and Intestacy
  • Probate & Administration – Practice and Procedure
  • Administering the Estate: Personal Representatives and their duties and powers
  • Protection against claims; distribution of the estate

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the formalities for making a Will
  • Understand the nature of gifts in a will
  • Understand how a will may be revoked
  • Understand the rules of intestacy where a deceased died without a valid will
  • Understand the procedure in administering an estare
  • Understand when Inheritance Tax is payable.

What's included

  • All course material
  • Assignment and test marking
  • Full tutorial support
  • 1 year NALP affiliate membership
  • Certificate on completion

Entry requirements

One of the following is required or equivalent – if unsure, please contact us or phone 0207 112 8034

NALP Level 3 Certificate or Diploma in Paralegal Practice; two A’ Levels; an A’ Level Law; BTEC National Diploma (NVQ/GNVQ Level 3 or above);

CILEX Level 3 Qualifications; ILSPAs Legal Secretary Diploma

Mature Students Welcome (over 25) without any of the above – please contact us to confirm eligibility.

Non UK: Equivalent Qualifications – please contact us to confirm eligibility

Please Note: The NALP Level 4 Diploma in Paralegal Studies is only available in English.

If your first language is not English then you must be able to provide evidence that your spoken and written command of the English Language is adequate for the qualification for which you have applied. e.g. IELTS Level 6, GCSE English.

Assessment

Assignments can be requested when the learner is ready, and once requested and sent, the Learner will have a 4 week period in which to complete the assignment and return by the due date.

Assignments are marked and graded either with a pass (45 – 64%), merit (65 – 79%) and distinction (80-100%).

Tutors are on hand to answer any queries that the learner may have and give unlimited help and guidance if there is anything that the learner may not fully understand with regard to the material.

Compulsory units

Description
The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with the practical skills to be able to explain the procedure for winding up the Estate of a person who leaves a Will and those who do not.

Wills: Taking instructions
Functions and scope of a will: Gifts, bequests, legacies and devises, residue
Appointment of Executors
Failure of bequests
Testacy and Intestacy
Probate & Administration – Practice and Procedure
Administering the Estate: Personal Representatives and their duties and powers
Protection against claims; distribution of the estate
Learning Outcomes
Understand the formalities for making a Will
Understand the nature of gifts in a will
Understand how a will may be revoked
Understand the rules of intestacy where a deceased died without a valid will
Understand the procedure in administering an estare
Understand when Inheritance Tax is payable.

Qualification

This is a single unit course, no qualification

Compulsory units
  • Succession
Study type
Distance learning