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Bogert's Hornbook on Trusts

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Edition: 6th ed., 1987
Author(s): Bogert


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This Hornbook Series: Trusts is an authoritative text provides concise, up-to-date explanation of the laws and rules governing the creation, enforcement, administration, and termination of trusts. It includes coverage on voluntary trusts, charitable trusts, and trusts created by operation of law, as well as those applicable to similar fiduciary relationships. In addition, numerous references are made to current state statutes relevant to particular subject areas, and to widely adopted state statutes such as the Uniform Probate Code. It also contains federal statutes such as the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

Features and Benefits:
Summarizes basic principles of trusts;
Identifies problems involving trusts and conflict of laws;
Overviews the roles of trusts and trustees;
Includes sample trust forms;
Table of cases to quickly find authority;
Westlaw® references update the text quickly.

Table of Contents includes:
Introduction and History;
Creation of Express Trusts-Trust Intent-Formalities-Conveyancing;
Creation of Express Trusts-Subject Matter-Trustee;
Creation of Private Express Trusts-The Beneficiary;
The Creation of Private Trusts-Purposes-Restrictions on Settlor;
Charitable Trusts;
Origin of Resulting Trusts;
Creation of Constructive Trusts;
The Powers of the Trustee-In General;
Duties of the Trustee-In General;
Duties of the Trustee-Possession and Protection;
Duties of the Trustee-Investments;
Duties of the Trustee-Receipts and Payments-Principal and Income;
Liabilities from Contracts, Torts and Property Ownership;
Sales, Mortgages and Leases by Trustees;
Accounting and Compensation;
Alteration or Termination of the Trust;
Remedies of Beneficiaries Under Trusts-Liabilities of Trustee and Third Persons;
Remedies of Beneficiaries-Tracing the Trust Res-The Bona Fide Purchaser Rule;
Remedies of Beneficiaries-Participation in a Breach-Barring of Remedies;
Factors Which May Influence the Outcome of Surcharge Litigation;
Trusts and Conflict of Laws Problems;
Forms of Trusts-Several Examples.

Every attorney should have at least a small personal library of fundamental legal reference books to see them through their career. Hornbooks are the perfect foundation on which to build your own legal library as they represent comprehensive yet affordable reference tools covering over 75 legal topic areas. Don’t wait- start your library now!


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Format Hardcover
Author Bogert
ISBN 9780314351395
Edition 6th ed., 1987
Publisher West