Spring 2015
    Law No.: LAW8018
    Sched. No.: 115210152

Trusts and Estates
Section 1
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Johnson, Alex M.



Administrative Information:
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Days, Times (Room):TWR, 1300-1400 (WB128)
Credits:3Type:Lecture
Capacity:96 **This information is current as of 09/30/2014 06:12:41 AM**
Current Enrollment:0 **This information is current as of 09/30/2014 06:12:41 AM**

Course Description:

The course covers intestate succession (when a decedent dies without a will); the execution, revocation, republication and revival of wills and codicils; probate procedure and grounds for will contests, including the determination of a spouse's elective share; requisites for the creation and termination of private trusts and a close examination of their use in estate planning with an emphasis on future interests; the creation, use and termination of general and special powers of appointment; inter vivos transactions that serve as will substitutes and that affect testamentary disposition, including contracts to make wills; and the effect of change on dispositive descriptions and limitations in will including problems pertaining to common law lapse and the use of anti-lapse statutes. No tax aspects are considered and no knowledge of income or estate and gift tax is required.

NOTE: Laptops are not allowed during class sessions.

PREREQUISITE: Property
COURSE REQUIREMENT: Examination


Prerequisites:Property