Series: You and the Law
Authors: Yamaska Literacy Council (YLC)
Collection: Learning Materials
Finding legal information and understanding legal language can be a challenge for many individuals, especially for individuals with weak literacy skills.This manual provides students with basic information in simple language about wills. It helps individuals with low literacy skills to understand what wills are all about and answers such questions as "What is a will?" "Who can make a will?" and "How can I make a will? It also introduces students to some of the common legal terms relating to wills.
By using this manual, students gain a better understanding of wills and legal matters relating to wills and thus are better able to make informed decisions regarding their own legal affairs.
The manual begins with a page of legal vocabulary and includes the following sections:
- Wills in general
- Types of wills
- Last wishes
- Activities and resources