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Estates & Trusts

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

Course 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.

Course Offerings 2021-2022

Term Class #
Spring Term 2021-2022

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Course Offerings 2020-2021

Term Class #
Spring Term 2020-2021

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Course Offerings 2019-2020

Term Class #
Fall Term 2019-2020 24578 More >
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