Dying without a will – A practical guide 2020 - 22 September 2020 (On Demand)

Description

A practical guide to the administration of an intestate estate.

This seminar will cover the following topics:

  • Searching for and advertising for the existence of a will or other testamentary document
  • Appointing an administrator & their role and responsibilities.
  • Applying for and obtaining letters of administration in the High Court
  • Next of kin –making full and proper inquiries as to family members
  • Dealing with potential claimants, creditors and other challenges
  • Timeframes that govern the administration process
  • Distribution in accordance with s 77 of the Administration Act 1969

In addition to the above, we will work though a practical scenario and a sample application for letters of administration.

ORIGINAL BROADCAST DATE

22 September 2020

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • You will understand how to administer an intestate estate from start to finish.
  • You will understand the process behind the appointment of an administrator and their duties and responsibilities.
  • You will understand the relevant High Court rules and how to draft the application for letters of administration.
  • You will know how to deal with claims and other issues that may arise during the administration process.
  • You will understand how to distribute the estate in accordance with the Administration Act 1969.
  • You will work through a practical case study & be able to advise clients and the appointed administrator in relation to the administration process.

SUITED TO

This webinar is suitable for all Trusts and Estates practitioners.

PRESENTER

Ala Sonti, Senior Solicitor – Team Leader, Public Trust

1.5 CPD Hours

  • On Demand Event
    Complete online in your own time (Self-paced)
    • $215.00 excl. GST

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