Decedent's Estates



SLN #: 15921
Course Prefix: LAW-618
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Becker

Course Description:
Formerly known as "Trusts and Estates". The Decedent's Estates course will provide an overview of the law of intestacy, wills, probate and non-testamentary property transfers. This course focuses on common law and a comparison between the Uniform Probate Code and the Arizona statutes. Drafting issues and techniques are covered. The course is comprehensive, but does NOT cover complex estate planning or tax. This course is important for all second and/or third year law students. Every lawyer should have a working knowledge of wills and estates. This is also a major subject on most bar exams. This course will use the Dukeminier Johanson "Wills, Trusts and Estates" casebook, and will cover chapters 1 - 8 therein.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Numeric Grade and ONE-Time Pass Option is Available, or Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class
Participation Points: The professor will add up to 2 points for class participation.
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Per the attendance policy in the Statement of Student Policies, Section III.
Online Course Site: Blackboard