Probate: Wills and Trusts

Probate: Wills and Trusts

by Lei Bao

According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s projections, the older adult population will double between 2010 and 2030. As the population of America ages, probate courts will necessarily see an increase in the types of cases that they process – guardianships, conservatorships, elder abuse protection petitions, and matters about estates.

Learning about Wills and Probate is absolutely essential for every real estate agent – whether you need to help a client, or would like to take control of your own affairs and avoid common mistakes.

This course covers everything you need to know about Wills and Probate, including how to write a valid Will, understanding the special conditions, following correct probate procedures, and the rules regarding intestacy.

Learning Objectives for Students

After studying this course, you should be able to understand:

  • The full definition of a Will and the various types to choose from
  • How to write a valid Will and include all the relevant special conditions
  • A full definition of probate and all of the procedures involved
  • What happens when a Will is not left (intestacy) and what you need to do
  • The role of lawyers, estate executors and the importance of ‘power of attorney’

NICE Friday 9am

Course Schedule

Every Friday
9:00 am – 12:00 pm


N.I.C.E. School 341 S Marine Drive, Suite 203 Tamuning, GU 96913


(671) 687–2012

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