Wills and Estates

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
MON, WED, THU 9:00 - 10:07 am TNH 3.142

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Final (administered by Exam4) December 11, 2020


The 28320 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 28321 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.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

Wills, Trusts & Estates *
Sitkoff & Dukeminier
Wolters & Klewer , edition: 10th
ISBN: 978-1-4548-7642-7
Wills & Estates--Supplementary Materials *
Law School , edition: 2020
ISBN: None


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Important Class Changes

Date Updated
11/16/2020 Exam information updated