LBS 942 (01) - Wills Trusts and Estates

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2019 - Law (01/14/2019 - 04/26/2019)
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 53492
This course examines the various methods by which property is transferred at death. Topics covered include: 1. the law of intestacy; 2. wills, including the interpretation of wills, the formalities of execution and revocation, testamentary capacity, and undue influence; 3. will substitutes, such as inter vivos gifts and joint tenancies; and 4. trusts, including modification and termination, administration, and the rights and interests of beneficiaries and creditors. The course will also examine the inheritance rights of surviving spouses and children, and special considerations regarding health care directives and living wills. The estate, gift and income tax provisions of the Internal Revenue Code affecting gratuitous property transfers will be reviewed in limited detail. Eligibility: Open to 2Ls and 3Ls. This course is recommended for taking the bar exam. Grading: see syllabus. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Michael Wood

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/14/2019 4/26/2019 TR 10:10am - 11:40am UNHL 200