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Designed with flexibility in mind, Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration, 4e captures the complexities of modern estate planning, while maintaining a clear and accessible tone. Organized in self-contained chapters, core concepts are reinforced by illustrations, charts, tables, and cases. This edition features a new chapter on ethics, more on modern social trends, updated case materials and statutes, and redesigned chapters so students can absorb information more quickly. The one-of-a-kind MyLegalStudiesLab takes learning to the next level by providing a unique virtual law office experience.
Table of Contents
1. Purpose and Need for a Will
3. Testate or Intestate
4. The Will
5. Will Preparation and Drafting
6. Advance Directives
7. Planning for Non-Traditional Families
8. Trusts: Elements and Purpose
9. Specialized Trusts and Gifts
10. The Personal Representative
11. Estate Administration
12. Tax Considerations in Estate Administration
13. The Probate Court and Uniform Laws
14. Paralegals and Ethics
APPENDIX A: Important Cases Concerning the Right to Die
APPENDIX B: Selected Wills of Famous People
APPENDIX C: Internet Websites
APPENDIX D: Internal Revenue Forms
APPENDIX E: Sample Client Data Sheets
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Wills, Trusts, and Estates Administration, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition
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$59.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-295610-9