2014 Fall

About This Class

This foundation course examines gratuitous transfers of property. Included are practical studies of the drafting, execution, revocation, and construction of wills; will substitutes; inheritance; the administration of decedents' estates; trusts and fiduciary relationships; inter vivos gifts; powers of appointment; future interests; and end-of-life planning. Special emphasis is placed on the relationship between lawyer and client in this context.Method of evaluation: Final exam. AWR: No.This course examines gratuitous transfers by intestate succession, wills, trusts, and other techniques; execution and revocation of wills; will substitutes; administration of estates; family survivors' rights; the nature of trusts and fiduciary relationships; powers of appointment; and future interests. A JD bar class. Prerequisite: REQ7160-Property.

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