Silicon Valley Business School


Ownership rights in intangible assets such as company shares, patents and trademarks are passed along upon the death of the owner, and tax liabilities are incurred. This module presents the law of wills and succession in the U.S., with special reference to California law. Topics covered include will formation, challenges to validity of a will, the treatment of spouses and children omitted from a will.

Free Course Sections
Below you have free access to some of the learning materials in each section of this course. These are provided for you to educate yourself on the course content. If you want to gain a good understanding, we recommend you watch each video and read all the materials in each section before moving along to the next section.

Wills: Introduction
Wills: Making a Will
Wills: Dividing Property
Wills: Revoking, Challenging & Changing a Will
Wills: Intestacy (Dying without a Will)
Wills: Probate
Wills: Community Property
Certificate Course
The Certificate Course covers the same material, but tracks your progress and tests you in each section. Once you have passed all the quizzes in the Certificate Course, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

See Certificate Course