Validating a Will under section 14 of the Wills Act 2007


This practical webinar is designed to give participants a solid understanding of the mechanics of section 14 of the Wills Act 2007, together with an overview of the application process and extensive coverage of the case-law developments in the last decade.

Topics will include:

  •  Navigating your way through section 14 of the Wills Act 2007 (“the Act) including evidentiary requirements;
  •  The application process and standard of proof;
  •  Case law developments over the last decade with a focus on trends with both validation and non-validation of Wills.

This is an intermediate-level webinar suitable for all Trusts and Estates practitioners.


  • You will understand the mechanics of section 14 of the Act, including how the judiciary have interpreted key words in the section.
  • You will know when to make an application, the standard of proof required and understand what is involved in the application process.
  • You will gain an insight into case-law developments with both validation and non-validation of Wills in the last decade.


Intermediate-level Trust and Estates practitioners.


Ala Sonti, General Counsel, Anchor Trustees Limited




  • Aug 07
    Wed, 2:30 PM NZST - 3:30 PM NZST Online
    • $170.00 excl. GST

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