Credits: 2 credits
Students are introduced to the role and responsibilities of a legal administrative assistant employed in the field of wills and estates in British Columbia. They gain knowledge and practical experience in preparation of wills and codicils, and the documents necessary to apply for grants of Letters Probate and Letters of Administration (with and without a will), Administration Bonds, transferring assets from the deceased, and winding up estates. They prepare documents acceptable to the Probate Registry for filing, followed by transmission and distribution of estates. This is a hands-on course in which students integrate keyboard, computer, document formatting, and transcription skills within the context of estate law.
Prerequisite: LEGA 1010, LEGA 1020
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