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Wills Trusts Estates (LAW-697-001)
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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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The required casebook for this course is Wills, Trusts, and Estates, 8th ed., by Dukeminier, Sitkoff, and Lindgren (Aspen Publishers). The required textbook is Preface to Wills, Trusts and Administration, 2nd ed., by Haskell (Foundation Press). A suggested textbook is Wills, Trusts,and Estates: Examples and Explanations, 4th ed., by Beyer (Aspen Publishers).
First Class Readings
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