Wills and Estates
- Semester: Fall 2020
- Course ID: 489N
- Credit Hours: 4
Unique: 28315Online-only Class Unique: 28324
- Grading Method: Pass/Fail Not Allowed
- Will not use floating mean GPA
- Upperclass-only elective
|MON, WED, THU||10:35 - 11:42 am||TNH 3.142|
|Final (administered by Exam4)||December 11, 2020|
The 28315 section of this course will be taught in person but with the option of occasional remote participation via Zoom. If students require all remote participation, they must register for the 28324 section of this course, which is identical but web-based.
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.