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Spring 2013 - Wills and Estates

Ascher, Mark L

Course ID: 489N  Unique # 29445  Credit Hours: 4
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Tuesday 9:10 am - 10:00 am TNH 3.124
   Wednesday 9:10 am - 10:00 am TNH 3.124
   Thursday 9:10 am - 10:00 am TNH 3.124
   Friday 9:10 am - 10:00 am TNH 3.124
Exam Type   Date   Time      Name Range   Room  
  Final Friday, May 10    1:30 pm          A-Z
2.139 
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
This course deals with donative transfers of property.  Included are community property, intestate succession, the execution and revocation of wills, frequently recurring drafting problems, the use of trusts, principles of fiduciary administration, future interests, the rule against perpetuities, powers of appointment, estate and gift taxation, and basic estate planning.  Often, the course focuses on Texas law; indeed, one of the required texts includes the Texas Probate Code.  However, the course also examines the law of other jurisdictions, as well as a variety of Uniform Acts. 

Prerequisites:  None. 

Related Course Areas
Tax