Upcoming Training Courses for Today’s Wills and Probate

Today’s Training has a fantastic line up of webinars over the next few weeks, don’t miss out on an opportunity to develop your understanding of key industry topics which count towards Continuing Professional Development.

A Private Client Update 2024 – Tuesday 27th February

This 60 minute webinar will provide you with an insight into the changes to the world of Private Client and allow you to consider both the short term and the long term impacts. Helen Forster provides practical tips and advice on this key area.

This webinar will cover:

  • Care fee planning inter vivos and on death
  • The use of trusts and tax rules
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney and the changes proposed
  • Larke v Nugus and protecting yourself against claims
  • Using the Trust Registration Service

This webinar is suitable for fee earners and support staff of all levels working or starting in the area of Trusts, whether setting them up in someone’s lifetime of managing them in a Will, or on death.

Book your place now: https://todayslegaltraining.co.uk/webinar/a-private-client-update-2024/


Common Will Trusts and their Tax Treatment – Wednesday 28th February

This webinar will explain the most common types of Will Trusts that are likely to be encountered by practitioners, why they might be used and the tax treatment of each Will.

By the end of the session, you will be able to:

  • Explain and identify the different types of Will Trust
  • Choose which Will Trust will be the most appropriate for a client’s circumstance
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the tax treatment of such trusts when drafting Wills or when such trusts are encountered during the estate administration process.

This session is brought to you by Today’s Training with Solicitor and Lecturer Scott Walker, this webinar is suitable for practitioners of all levels.

Book your place now: https://todayslegaltraining.co.uk/webinar/common-will-trusts-and-their-tax-treatment/


Probate Administration and Inheritance Tax: The Need to Knows – Tuesday 19th March

This 10 episode webinar series will talk you through the process of administration, the correct forms to complete and dealing with challenges and claims.

Our trainer, Helen Forster notes: ‘The process of administering estates is becoming more complex due to a number of factors, and recently, the probate registry has changes their systems causing even more confusions. Claims are being made more regularly and it has never been more essential to protect yourself and your firm from claims against will validity and learning the process for making or receiving inheritance act claims and lodging caveats.

This 10 session course will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to this area, and will give you practical tips and advice on probate administration, the common problems practitioners face and up to date case law.

To find out more information and to book your place: https://todayslegaltraining.co.uk/webinar/probate-administration-and-inheritance-tax-the-need-to-knows/


Assessing Mental Capacity: Tuesday 26th March

This webinar is aimed at understanding the principals of mental capacity and how to assess capacity for clients who may lack the capacity to make their own decisions.

By the end of these sessions you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the legal framework including the definition of Mental Capacity and the Test for Capacity
  • Demonstrate an understanding of when to consider a client’s mental capacity and the illnesses which may affect decision making
  • Apply the test of Capacity
  • Demonstrate an understanding of capacity to instruct a practitioner
  • Identify, through the use of practical examples, how to determine a lack of mental capacity
  • Work out what to include in your file and attendance notes
  • Identify when to instruct an expert to undertake a mental capacity assessment.

This webinar is suitable for all practitioners involved in any legal discipline, book your place now: https://todayslegaltraining.co.uk/webinar/assessing-mental-capacity/

If you have any question on the courses listed above, please contact raye.bradley@todaysmedia.co.uk , to stay up to date with Today’s Training and future courses please sign up to our mailing list here: http://eepurl.com/iA6LFg

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