771 Trusts & Estates I - §002, Fall 2014

Categories: Estate Planning/Elder Law

Instructor(s) Erlanger, Howard

"TNE" is a survey course on the legal and policy aspects of transmission of property, usually at death. It covers such topics as intestate succession (dying without a will), wills, trusts and will substitutes, limitations on the disposition of assets and the impact of the Marital Property Act, powers of attorney and end-of-life decision making, and basic issues in the taxation of gifts and transfers at death. In addition to legal fundamentals, the course has a strong focus on how the law plays out on the ground.

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