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8709 - Wills Trusts & Estates
Semester: 2013 Spring
Second Writing Requirement? No
Professional Responsibility? No
An introductory course in family property law. Among the topics are: (1) the policy basis of inheritance and the changing character of intergenerational wealth transfer; (2) intestate succession; (3) the requirements for executing and revoking wills; (4) the rise of will substitutes, including joint accounts, joint tenancies, life insurance, pension accounts, and revocable trusts; (5) spousal protection; (6) the creation and termination of trusts ; and (7) fiduciary duties . This course provides the background in probate and nonprobate transfers that all attorneys should have.
This section of Wills Trusts Estate will be taught by Karen Moore.
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