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Wills Trusts and Estates for Legal Assistants

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ISBN-10: 0735578702

ISBN-13: 9780735578708

Edition: 3rd 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Gerry W. Beyer

List price: $117.95
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Wills, Trusts, and Estates for Legal Assistants, Third Edition, continues to provide students with comprehensive coverage of Wills, Trusts, and Estates through the use of hundreds of real-world examples. Students study real life circumstances and read detailed explanations of situations and their outcomes that not only help them to understand rules of law, but show them how they apply the law in practical terms. This invaluable teaching tool: uses a "learning by doing" approach, with an emphasis on examples, applications, and exercises provides detailed coverage of intestate succession, wills, estate administration, nonprobate transfers, trusts, and other estate planning concerns, including tax issues and malpractice employs an extensive pedagogy reinforcing the discussions in each chapter, with marginal terms, ethical points, checklists, practice tips, sample forms, and a glossary of terms offers an effective Instructor's Manual that includes a summary of chapters, a model course outline, exam questions, assignment ideas, exercises, comprehensive examples and explanations, and a research guide for wills, trusts, and estates While retaining the structure and content of the successful second edition, the Third Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect recent developments and trends, including coverage of: tortious interference with an expectancy transfer on death deeds self-settled spendthrift trusts Federal Gift, Estate, and Generation Skipping Transfer Tax rights of same-sex partners Medicaid planning physician-assisted suicide
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Book details

List price: $117.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 4/22/2009
Binding: Paperback
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

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