Wills and Estates

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
MON, WED, THU 9:05 - 10:12 am TNH 2.123

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Final exam December 14, 2024


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, And Estates, Eleventh Edition: [con *
Sitkoff, Robert H. and Dukeminier, Jesse
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory US , edition: 11
ISBN: 978-1-5438-2446-9


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