Trusts and Estates

Section 1, Spring 20

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 125/125
Credits: 3
Day Time Room Start Date End Date
  • TR
  • 1410-1530
  • WB154
01/21/2020 04/23/2020

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.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): Flex
Description: Flex exam at end of semester.

Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: (Property (6006)) Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: No
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

Schedule No.
120217009
Law No.
LAW8018
Modified Type
Lecture
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Saturday, April 11, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Sunday, April 26, 11:59 PM
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