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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 considers the transfer of property upon death, including the law of wills, trusts, and intestate succession.  It covers the default estate plan of intestacy; the execution, revocation, and interpretation of wills; testamentary trusts; the use of non-probate transfers as will substitutes; and restrictions on testamentary transfers.

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

Course Format: Lectures cover topics included in assigned readings. Students are expected to be prepared to discuss the assigned readings.
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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