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Courses|College of Law

Trusts & Estates

Course Number: 6330
Professor: Mark Glover
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 3
Semester Offered: Fall
Required: No
Prerequisites: Students must have completed their first year of law school.
Recommended Courses: None

Course Overview:This course surveys the law of wills, trusts, and intestate succession.  It covers execution and revocation of wills; creation, modification, and termination of trusts; problems of construction; and restrictions on testamentary transfers.  The course also covers some aspects of fiduciary administration, but not taxation.

Course Materials: See the current Book List located under Courses and Curriculum.

Course Format: The required textbook contains cases and problems that are included in the assigned reading. Lectures will cover the topics included in the assigned readings and students will be expected to be prepared to discuss cases assigned in the readings. Students will also be expected to prepare answers to assigned problems and be prepared to present their answers when called upon.
Written Assignments: None
Type of Exam: Final Exam
Basis for Grading Student Performance: Final Exam
Other Comments: This course is a prerequisite for Gift and Estate Taxation, Estate Planning, and the Estate Planning Practicum.

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