Sum & substance CD series. Study aids (West Academic Publishing)
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Introduction Reasons people die intestate When intestacy occurs Background and history Terminology What happens upon intestate death Surviving spouse protection Descendants Adopted children Stepchildren Non-marital children Children from alternative reproduction technologies Advancements Ancestors and collaterals Half and whole blood Improper conduct Survival Transfer of expectancy Assignment Disclaimers Equitable conversion Escheat Aliens Choice of law Locating heirs Express disinheritance Wills Requirements of a valid will Change in circumstances Will revocation Interpretation and construction Will contests Will contest avoidance Estate administration Proper applicant Locate will Prepare application File in appropriate court Citation Probate of will or determination of heirs Type of administration Appointment of personal representative Qualification of personal representative Issuance of letters Collect and protect decedent's probate assets Manage decedent's probate assets Inventory and appraisement Protect certain property from creditors Notice to creditors Pay creditors Provide reports and accountings Distribution and closing estate Probate avoidance techniques Inter vivos gifts Gift causa mortis Trusts Concurrent ownership Multiple party accounts Contracts Disability planning Property management Health care decisions Death planning Assisted suicide Anatomical gifts Disposition of body Estate planning overview Examination approach & strategy Conclusion Trusts Uses of trusts Trust creation Trust intent Statute of uses Combination of parties Distinguishing trusts from other relationships Methods of express trust creation Consideration Statute of frauds Rule against perpetuities Trust purposes The settlor Trust property The trustee The beneficiary Spendthrift provisions Discretionary trusts Support trusts Charitable trusts Pour over wills Life insurance trusts Trust administration Standard of care Investments Trustee powers Trust distribution Delegation of duties Duty of loyalty Contract liability Tort liability Principal and income allocation Accountings Trustee compensation Judicial modification of trusts Modification of trusts by the parties Trust termination Trust enforcement Procedural matters Remedies agains the trustee Remedies against the beneficiary Remedies involving trust property Remedies against third parties Enforcing charitable trusts Barring of remedies Trust accounts Resulting trusts Constructive trusts Examination strategy.
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