Estates & Trusts

Course Catalog Number: 
5110
Course Credits: 
3
Course Type: 
Lecture
Course Priority: 
Core Course - 2nd Year Priority

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 2015-2016

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Spring Term 2015-2016
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Fall Term 2015-2016 28945
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Course Offerings 2014-2015

Term Class # Professor
Spring Term 2014-2015 28732
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Spring Term 2014-2015 14048
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Course Offerings 2013-2014

Term Class # Professor
Spring Term 2013-2014 14275
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Fall Term 2013-2014 14608
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