For courses in Wills, Trusts, and Estates; Probate Law; and Financial Planning/Estate Planning.
Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration for Paralegals provides a comprehensive overview of estate planning and probate in a manner that is straightforward and easy to read and understand. Instructor resources include an Instructor’s Manual, PowerPoint lecture slides, and Test Bank, while a book companion site offers study resources for students.
Teaching and Learning Experience:
- Includes frequent hypotheticals to illustrate key concepts and features.
- "The Hypothetical Family" is a running example introduced in Chapter 1 and continued throughout each chapter to exemplify a fictional, but life-like, estate planning and probate scenario.
- Drafting assignments are provided in each chapter, as well as the forms for every assignment.
- Covers all of the major topics, including ethical considerations, and offers solid review and application of concepts.
Table of Contents
- Introduction to Estate Planning
- Meeting with an Estate Planning Client: Components of a Basic Estate Plan
- Advance Directives
- Last Wills & Testaments
- Testamentary and Non-Testamentary Trusts
- Guardianships and Conservatorships
- Fiduciary Powers and Duties
- Testate v. Intestate Succession
- Introduction to Estate Administration
- Probate Part 1: Appointment of Personal Representative
- Probate Part 2: Inventory and Appraisal
- Probate Part 3: Creditor’s Claims
- Probate Part 4: Closing the Estate
- Tax Considerations
- Remedies for Improper Administration
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Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration, CourseSmart eTextbook
Format: Safari Book
$47.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-215135-1