Wills, Trusts, and Estates

ISBN-10: 0735562407

ISBN-13: 9780735562400

Edition: 4th 2007 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

Authors: Gerry W. Beyer

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This popular study guide helps students master the complexities of wills, trusts, and estates through a combination of textual material and well-written, comprehensive examples, explanations, and questions. Wills, Trusts, and Estates: Examples & Explanations, Fourth Edition, provides students with the essential background and review materials they need to practice applying legal concepts to fact patterns. Among the features that make this high-quality study guide popular with both students and instructors:comprehensive coverage ' the text covers intestacy, wills, and trusts, including nonprobate assets, estate administration, wealth transfer taxation (gift tax, estate tax, generation-skipping transfer tax), disability and death planning, and malpractice/professional responsibilitya conversational writing style that is clear, accessible, and holds students' interestuses the Examples and Explanations format to help students learn in a step-by-step manner and also includes comprehensive questions, with a variety of issues in one fact situation, that are similar to those on law school and bar examinationscasebook correlation charts that make it easy to use the study guide with any of the seven most popular casebooks a 'learning by doing' approach that provides students with the opportunity to evaluate how well they can apply what they have just learnedpractical suggestions throughout the text that enhance its pedagogical value and give students an appreciation of the how the concepts apply in the real worldsamples of will and trust provisions and an extensively annotated model will an overview of general nationwide rules a comprehensive, student-friendly index that allows students to easily find the information they seektables for quick location of material relevant to the Uniform Probate Code, Uniform Trust Code, and Internal Revenue Codeupdates available on author's website: www.ProfessorBeyer.com Fine-tuned and updated, the Fourth Edition offers: materials on recent developments, including: transfer of death deeds; self-settled spendthrift trusts; Rule Against Perpetuities reform; federal gift, estate, and generation-skipping transfer tax; Uniform Trust Code; rights of same-sex partners; Medicaid planning; physician-assisted suiciderevised examples that reflect the updated content updated casebook correlation tables reflecting new editions of the major casebooks
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List price: $49.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 2/21/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 677
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Correlation Tables: Clark, Dobris, Dukeminier, O'Brien, Scoles, Vollmar, and Waggoner
Introduction and Overview
Intestate Succession
Descent and Distribution
Treatment of Certain Categories of Potential Heirs
Other Intestate Succession Issues
Requirements for a Valid Will
Changing Circumstances after Will Execution-Property
Changing Circumstances after Will Execution-Persons
Revocation of Wills
Interpretation and Construction
Will Contests
Other Will Issues
Estate Administration
Estate Administration
Nonprobate Transfers
Reasons People Use Nonprobate Transfers
Inter Vivos Transfers
Co-Ownership of Property
Multiple-Party Accounts
Introduction to Trusts
Trust Creation
Trust Administration
Trust Enforcement
Resulting Trusts
Constructive Trusts
Other Estate Planning Concerns
Wealth Transfer Taxation
Disability and Death Planning
Malpractice and Professional Responsibility
Comprehensive Examples and Explanations
Sample Will with Testamentary Trust Form
Tables: Uniform Probate Code Provisions; Uniform Trust Code Provisions; Internal Revenue Code Provisions
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