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Fall 2021
LAW106  A  TRUSTS & ESTATES

Course Description
The course will cover basic topics in the area of estates and trusts including, but not limited to, the following: theories of property transmission at death, intestacy, testamentary capacity, will formalities, nonprobate transfers, construction of wills, restrictions on the power of disposition, creation and characteristics of trusts, powers of appointment and future interests. The course will focus heavily on the Uniform Probate Code, although statutory examples will also be drawn from a range of U.S. jurisdictions. The course will not cover estate tax issues.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
08-23-2021 - 12-01-2021   MW  9:00 AM-10:45 AM F108

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered every semester

Course Information

Credits: 4
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: In-class Quizzes and Final Exam.
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes:
Bar Course
Course Delivery:
Residential
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Business & Taxation - Specialized
Family & Personal - Basic
Bar Subject(s):
FLORIDA
Concentration(s): None
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
Yes  
  • Textbook Name: Wills, Trusts, and Estates
    Textbook Type: Hardcover
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Robert H. Sitkoff & Jesse Dukeminier
    Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
    Edition: 10th
    ISBN: 9781454874287
      
  • Textbook Name: Uniform Trust and Estate Statutes, 2021-2022 Edition
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Thomas P. Gallanis
    Publisher: Foundation
    Edition: 2021-2022
    ISBN: 9781647089016
      
  
First Class Assignment(s):
  • Assignment: Casebook, pp. 1 – 51 (Copy attached)

    Material:
    Textbook Name: Wills, Trusts, and Estates
    Textbook Type: Hardcover
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Robert H. Sitkoff & Jesse Dukeminier
    Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
    Edition: 10th
    ISBN: 9781454874287


    Textbook Name: Uniform Trust and Estate Statutes, 2021-2022 Edition
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Thomas P. Gallanis
    Publisher: Foundation
    Edition: 2021-2022
    ISBN: 9781647089016
      

    pp1 51 Dukeminier Sitkoff Wills Trusts and Estates.pdf

 
Professor(s)

PARKER, KUNAL


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: kparker@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-9788
Office: G384