Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will consider the law of succession which concerns the devolution of rights and obligations upon death i.e., Probate, Wills and the Administration of Estates. In particular it deals with the transmission of property interests through testamentary processes (wills) and through the rules of intestacy.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLibby Brenton

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites LAW3PRP or LAW3RPL

Co-requisites LAW3EQT or LAW3ETR

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size50

Enrolment information The assessment item that requires students to interview the co-ordinator in order to perpare a will.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLibby Brenton

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 32 - 43
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%
Mid-semester Assessment40