Will Drafting 101 (On-Demand)

$169.00

A will is an important estate planning tool for large and small estates alike. In Will Drafting 101, we will explore the basics of drafting a will, the requirements for a valid will, and the importance of having a will. We will review statutory requirements and provide tips for important provisions to include in any will, from a practitioner’s standpoint.

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Event Details

Course Type

Course Instructor

Marissa DeBellis, Esq.

Original Date Of Course

General Credits

2

Course Description

A will is an important estate planning tool for large and small estates alike. In Will Drafting 101, we will explore the basics of drafting a will, the requirements for a valid will, and the importance of having a will. We will review statutory requirements and provide tips for important provisions to include in any will, from a practitioner’s standpoint.

Principles

  • Why have a will?
  • Who may make a will?
  • What Technicalities Must be Present to Have a Valid Will?
  • Terms of a Will
  • Revocation of Wills
  • Effect of subsequent marriage, birth, adoption, or dissolution of marriage
  • Antilapse; deceased devisee; class gift
  • Nonademption of specific devises
  • Will Contests

Syllabus

  1. Why have a Will?
  2. Who May Make a Will
  3. What Technicalities Must be Present to Have a Valid Will
  4. Terms of a Will
  5. Revocation of Wills
  6. Effect of subsequent marriage, birth, adoption, or dissolution of marriage
  7. Antilapse; deceased devisee; class gift
  8. Nonademption of specific devises
  9. Will Contests

Instructor

Marissa DeBellis, Esq.