Wills and Trusts (4 Credits) LAW 0655

Course examining the law of property transmission through intestate and testate distribution and express and implied trusts. Topics include: execution, alteration, and revocation of wills; rights of immediate family members; contest of wills; creation and elements of express trusts, both private and charitable; rights of beneficiaries; termination of trusts and the duties and liabilities of the trustee; and implied trusts, both resulting and constructive. Not open to students who have taken or are taking the 2-credit Wills course (LAW 0955) or the 2-credit Trusts course (LAW 0956). Students may use Wills and Trusts to satisfy their two-out-of-three menu requirement. This course is a second year preference course for day and evening students.