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Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration

Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration - 6th edition

Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9781418039332

ISBN10: 1418039330

Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration by Dennis R. Hower and Peter Kahn - ISBN 9781418039332
Edition: 6TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Delmar Publications
Published: 2007
International: No
Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration by Dennis R. Hower and Peter Kahn - ISBN 9781418039332

ISBN13: 9781418039332

ISBN10: 1418039330

Edition: 6TH 07

Summary

Benefits:

  • Examples and exhibits illustrate and clarify application of concept, statutes, and the UPC.
  • Assignments require the students to interpret concept, statutes, and the UPC.
  • Key terms in the margins draw the students' attention and aid learning.
  • Review questions recap each section's material.
  • Case problems challenge the student to interpret material and often on a state specific basis.
  • Probate forms and tax returns found in the Appendix aid the student in learning the complete process of probate and estate administration.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Estate Plan and the Purpose and Need for a Will.
Chapter 2: The Concept of Property Related to Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration.
Chapter 3: The Participants and the Proper Court.
Chapter 4: The Law of Succession: Death Testate or Intestate.
Chapter 5: Wills: Validity Requirements, Modification, Revocation, and Contests.
Chapter 6: Preparation to Draft a Will: Checklists and the Conference with the Client.
Chapter 7: Final Draft and execution of a Valid Will.
Chapter 8: Introduction to Trusts.
Chapter 9: Classification of Trusts, the Living Trust, and Other Special Trusts.
Chapter 10: Estate Planning.
Chapter 11: Long-Term Care.
Chapter 12: Personal Representatives: Types, Pre-Probate Duties, and Appointment.
Chapter 13: Probate and Estate Administration.
Chapter 14: Informal Probate Administration.
Chapter 15: Tax Considerations in the Administration of Estates.
Chapter 16: Ethical Principles Relevant to Practicing Paralegals and Legal Assistants.

Key Terms.
Review Questions.
Case Problems.
Notes.
Appendixes.
A. Sample Forms A1.
B. Sample Marital Deduction Testamentary.
Trust A183.
Glossary.
Index

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