Fall 2022 Course Schedule

Wills Trusts Estates (LAW-697-001)
Megan Wallace

Meets: 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM (TuTh)

Enrolled: 51 / Limit: 65

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Case and statutory law regarding trusts and wills; the creation and termination of trusts; contemporary use of the trust device; constructional problems of trusts; the making and execution of wills; testamentary capacity, character, and intent; revocation, ademption, abatement, and lapse; and property rights of surviving spouse.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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Contemporary Trusts and Estates, Fourth Edition (2022) Susan N. Gary, Jerome Borison, Naomi R. Cahn, Paula A. Monopoli

First Class Readings

Ch. 1: Introduction to Estate Planning and the Lawyer’s Roles, pp. 1-31, 36 (problem only), and Appendix C. Familiarize yourself with the terms provided in appendices A and B, pp. 37-41. Read appendix C pp. 42-43. What does Jackson’s will tell you about him?


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