Wills Trusts Estates (LAW-697-001)
All summer 2021 classes will be taught online. Classes may have a combination of live sessions and asynchronous materials/assignments. The block of time listed here will be the maximum amount of live session meeting time expected of you and may decrease.
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 primary text for the class is SITKOFF & DUKEMINIER, WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES (10th ed., 2017). All readings from the textbook will be identified with SD p#-p#.
First Class Readings
June 2 The Power to Transmit Property at Death 1-33 Probate Process 40-51 Professional Responsibility 51-62
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