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Estates & Trusts - 2224

Estates & Trusts
Class Term:
Spring Term 2021-2022
Catalog Number:
5110
Professor(s):

Professor

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

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