Court Practice in Probate and Trust

SLN #: 80808
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: B01
Credit Hours: 1
Instructor(s): Garner

Course Description:
This class will meet for 6 weeks on Tuesdays from 3:40 pm - 5:40 pm beginning October 9 - November 13

Decedent's Estates is a pre-requisite for this class

This class is intended as an overview to expose students to various aspects of a probate and trust practice and to provide students with the opportunity to experience practical applications in such a practice. Students will a) identify and understand options for administration of decedents’ assets, b) open a probate proceeding (with and without a Will), c) familiarize themselves with basic Trust provisions and prepare initial notice requirements for administration of Trusts, and d) identify, understand and negotiate resolution of common issues in probate and trust litigation. Students will utilize mock fact patterns to identify issues and develop case strategies. Students will use and rely on the Arizona Probate Code Practice Manual, the Arizona Probate Code (Title 14 of Arizona Revised Statutes) and the Arizona Probate Rules to analyze strategies and prepare pleadings.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 1
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: Yes
Prerequisite: Decedent's Estates
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 15
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.