Wills and Estates

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
MON, WED, THU 9:10 - 10:17 am TNH 2.140

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Final exam December 17, 2019 8:30 am 2.139


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.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

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


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Important Class Changes

Date Updated
11/07/2019 Exam information updated