Estates and Trusts

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4 Credit Hours

Prerequisites: RCC*. This course will include analysis and discussion of the law of wills, testate and intestate succession, testamentary capacity; the execution, revocation, and republication of wills; construction of wills, lapsed legacies, ademption and satisfaction of bequests; incorporation by reference and independent legal significance. Other topics include planning and creation of a trust; obligations of trustee to beneficiaries and third persons; rights and remedies of beneficiaries; resulting and constructive trusts; termination and modification of trusts; and problems in the administration of trusts, charitable trusts and cy pres.

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