Fall 2014
    Law No.: LAW8018
    Sched. No.: 114820925

Trusts and Estates
Section 1
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Cushman, Barry J.



Administrative Information:
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Days, Times (Room):TWR, 1300-1400 (WB128)
Credits:3Type:Lecture
Capacity:96 **This information is current as of 12/19/2014 06:13:51 AM**
Current Enrollment:71 **This information is current as of 12/19/2014 06:13:51 AM**

Course Description:

The course will cover intestate succession (when a decedent dies without a will); requirements for the execution, revocation, republication and revival of wills and codicils; probate procedure and grounds for will contests; requisites for the creation and termination of private trusts; inter vivos transactions that serve as will substitutes and that relate to testamentary dispositions, including contracts to make wills; planning for incapacity; and problems in the interpretation of wills, including the effect of change on testamentary dispositions. Relevant tax aspects are considered interstitially, but the course is not a substitute for courses in Estate and Gift Tax or the Income Taxation of Trusts and Estates.

NOTE: Laptops are not allowed during class sessions.

PREREQUISITE: Property
COURSE REQUIREMENT: Examination


Prerequisites:Property