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Paralegal Distance Learning Course | Level 4 Wills, Intestacy and Family Provision (General Principles of Law)

Wills, Probate and Family Provision - Single Unit 

This unit forms part of our Level 4 -  Diploma in Studies. It is available to study as a single unit. 


Course Fees

Single Subjects £400 (Incl. VAT) or pay a deposit of £150 followed by two instalments of £125

Full Course £1420 (Incl. VAT) or pay a deposit of £400 and six monthly instalments of £170


• All course material

• Assignment and test marking

• Full tutorial support

• One-year NALP student membership

• Certificate on completion


Learning Outcomes

  • Be aware of what happens to a persons possessions and effects on their death
  • Be aware of those in whom such possessions and effects will vest upon such death
  • Understand who is entitled to such possessions and effects upon such death


  • Wills: including the nature of a Will, testamentary capacity, formalities, attestation, additions and alterations, informal wills and revocation

  • Legacies and Devises: including an understanding of legacies, devises, bequests, gifts, lapsing, abatement and ademption

  • Intestacy: including the rules of intestate succession

  • Family provision: including the basis of family provision, the class of claimants and factors taken into account by the Court



Assignments can be requested when the learner is ready, and once requested and sent, the Learner will have a four week period in which to complete the assignment and return by the due date.

Tutors are on hand to answer any queries that the student may have and give unlimited help and guidance if there is anything that the student may not fully understand with regard to the material.

Entry Requirements

One of the following is required or equivalent - if unsure, please contact us 0845 862 7000

NALP Level 3 Certificate or Diploma in Paralegal Practice; two A' Levels; an A' Level Law; BTEC National Diploma (NVQ/GNVQ Level 3 or above);
CILEX Level 3 Qualifications; ILSPAs Legal Secretary Diploma

Mature Students Welcome (over 25) without any of the above - please contact us to confirm eligibility.
Non UK: Equivalent Qualifications - please contact us to confirm eligibility


Please Note: The NALP Level 4 Diploma in Paralegal Studies is only available in English.
 If your first language is not English then you must be able to provide evidence that your spoken and written command of the English Language is adequate for the qualification for which you have applied. e.g. IELTS Level 6, GCSE English.