LBS 942 (01) - Wills Trusts and Estates

Wills Trusts and Estates

Law   Franklin Pierce School of Law :: Business Law (LAW)
Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2023 - Law (01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 52109
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. Open to all students after their first year and is recommended for taking the bar exam. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Majors not allowed in section: LAW: JD HYBRID
Excluding the following students: Graduate Law - Online
Instructors: Nelson Raust

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/17/2023 5/12/2023 MW 8:30am - 10:00am UNHL 204