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Fall 2014 - Wills and Estates

Johanson, Stanley M

Course ID: 489N  Unique # 29720  Credit Hours: 4
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Monday 9:10 am - 10:17 am TNH 2.124
   Wednesday 9:10 am - 10:17 am TNH 2.124
   Thursday 9:10 am - 10:17 am TNH 2.124
Exam Type   Date   Time      Name Range   Room  
  Final Tuesday, December 9    1:30 pm          A-Z
2.138 
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
Sales Store Materials - Johanson
  UT Print Shop, edition: 2014
  ISBN: none   (required)
Wills, Trusts and Estates - Dukeminier & Sitkoff
  Aspen, edition: 9th
  ISBN: 9781454824572   (required)