LAW 5110: Estates & Trusts - 2194

Estates & Trusts
Class Term:
Spring Term 2018-2019
Catalog Number:
5110
Class Number:
13398
Class Schedule:
Monday, Wednesday
3:30 pm
4:45 pm
Room:
LAW 107
Professor(s):

Professor

Type:
Lecture
Credits:
3 (3 Contact, 0 Field)
Priority:
Core Course - 2nd Year Priority
Full Year Course:
No
Category:
Standard Courses

Grading Details

24-hour take-home to be taken any time during the exam period.

Description

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.

Estates & Trusts