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Using practical, self-contained chapters, this text provides an overview of wills, trusts, and estates and can easily support a variety of programs and audiences. Designed with flexibility in mind, it captures the complexities of the field, while maintaining a clear tone that is accessible and concise. Throughout the text, core concepts are reinforced by illustrations, charts, tables, and cases. This edition features updated case materials and statutes, updated statistics, more review questions and projects, summarized appellate court cases and earlier coverage of non-traditional families.
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. Trusts: Elements and Purpose
8. Specialized Trusts
9. Planning for Non-Traditional Families
10. The Personal Representative
11. Estate Administration
12. Tax Considerations in Estate Administration
13. The Probate Court and Uniform Laws
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, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition
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$57.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-506632-4