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Fall 2013 - Wills And Estates

Johanson, Stanley M

Credit Hours: 4  Course ID: 489N  Unique # 29530

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
MWTH9:10 - 10:17 amTNH 2.140
Exam Type  Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
Final Tuesday, December 10 8:30 am - A-Z
2.123
2.123
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

Textbooks
Wills, Trusts & Estates - Dukeminier, Sitkoff & Lindgren
  Aspen, edition: 8th
  ISBN: 978-0-7355-7996-5   (required)
Wills & Estates--Supplementary Materials - Johanson
  UT Print Shop, edition: 2013
  ISBN: none   (required)
Loose-Leaf & SMARTe bundle: Wills, Trusts & Estates - Dukeminier, Sitkoff & Lindgren
  Aspen, edition: 8th
  ISBN: 9781454816300   (optional)