Fifteen Common Mistakes, and Simple Suggestions to Avoid Them, for a Future Smooth Probate

Production Date: May 25, 2017 Practice Areas: Wills, Trusts, & Estates Estimated Length: 5414 minutes


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This program, presented by estate planning attorney Daniel Timins, will provide an overview of the fifteen most common mistakes made when estate planning. He will walk through all the potential obstacles an attorney may face if he or she is familiar with drafting wills, but has not yet experienced many of the nuances associated with probate. Topics to be discussed include revoking past wills, fixing mistakes after a will has been executed, general bequests, naming beneficiaries, survivorship provisions, and more.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the fifteen most common mistakes when drafting wills
  2. Develop strategies for avoiding those mistakes
  3. Review additional probate considerations, such as identifying witnesses to a will at the time of probate
  4. Discuss best practices for holding clients’ wills in your possession
Thomas B.
Los Angeles, CA

good content and excellent presentation

Maxim S.
New York, NY

Nice lecturer

Shelley M.
Newport Beach, CA

This course was very helpful and well presented.

Brenna M.
Leonia, NJ


Andrew D.
Huntington, NY

Excellent course - the practical suggestions are very helpful.

Courtney B.
Valley Cottage, NY

speaker was energetic and gave practical advice!

Sonia G.
Albuquerque, NM

This speaker was very engaging!

Douglas L.
Charlotte, NC


Jayne W.
Denver, NC

he is the best! personable and extremely knowledgeable- a pleasure to listen to and great advice. thank you!

Michael W.
New York, NY

Very informative course

Vanessa B.
Staten Island, NY

I loved this speaker!

Susan G.
Accord, NY

This really was top-notch, highly recommend for anyone drafting wills.

Melea B.
Tuckahoe, NY

Well, that was loaded with good information. The lecturer has a firm grasp on his subject.

Morgen B.
Chatham, NY


Lori W.
Mooresville, NC

This was a great overview. The speaker covered a lot of important points.

Babette S.
Springfield, IL

This was an excellent program. The speaker was very engaging in presenting a very dry subject. Thank you.

Michael P.
Dana Point, CA

Very thorough presentation

Jeanine F.
Winnetka, IL


Patricia R.
Jonesboro, AR

This was one of my favorite Lawline courses so far. I like the practical advice.

Deborah P.
San Antonio, TX

Very informative.