Wills and Estates

This course deals with donative transfers of property, including intestate succession, probate administration of decedents’ estates, execution and revocation of wills, the use of trusts in estate planning, and rules of construction that affect will and trust drafting. The course also will cover community property laws and basic estate tax and gift tax principles. Relevant Texas Estates Code and Uniform Probate Code statutes will be included in a Supplement to the casebook. Prerequisites: None.


Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:10 - 10:17 am TNH 2.140
Exam Type Date Time Alpha Range Room
Final 12/17/19 8:30 am 2.139

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Not Allowed
Will not use floating mean GPA

Textbooks

  • Wills, Trusts & Estates - Sitkoff & Dukeminier
      Wolters Kluwer , edition: 10th
      ISBN: 978-1-4548-7642-7   (required)
  • Wills & Estates--Supplementary Materials - Johanson
      Law School , edition: 2019
      ISBN: None   (required)