Summer Session 2017-18 lec > subject pages > succession

The law of Succession is concerned with the law of wills and the administration of deceased estates.  The applicable principles vary depending upon whether the deceased dies with or without a will and in either case the distribution of the estate may be affected by a claim for family provision brought under Chapter 3 of the Succession Act.

The object of the course is to acquaint students with the relevant statutory principles and case authorities to enable them to administer deceased estates and to anticipate and avoid administration and other succession problems by the professional drafting of wills and the provision of professional advice to clients.


Lecture and weekend school timetables, prescribed materials, and assignment information are in the Subject Guide. Assignments and Supplementary Materials (where applicable) can be accessed by current students from the Webcampus.








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