LAW 5110: Estates & Trusts

Course Catalog Number: 
5110
Course Credits: 
3
Course Priority: 
Core Course - 2nd Year Priority
Course Category: 
Standard Courses
Full Year Course: 
No
Course Type: 
Lecture

This course provides a survey of the gratuitous, post-mortem transfer of wealth, including the substantive law of wills and trusts. Topics covered in estate law may include probate and non-probate property; intestacy; bars to succession; constructive trusts; mental capacity; will formalities; holographic wills; revocation; integration; republication; revival; incorporation by reference; acts of independent significance; and predeceased beneficiaries. Topics covered in trust law may include formation; parties; beneficiaries; resulting trusts; constructive trusts; discretionary trusts; trust protectors; self-settled asset protection trusts; and powers of appointment.

Prerequisites: 

Course Offerings

Class Number:
28732
Term:
Spring 2014-15
Professor(s):
Class Number:
14048
Term:
Spring 2014-15
Professor(s):