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McGovern & Kurtz's Hornbook on Wills, Trusts, and Estates

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Edition: 4th ed., 2010
Author(s): McGovern, Kurtz


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This Wills, Trusts, & Estates hornbook provides an overview of federal gift, estate, and generation-skipping transfer tax laws for the law student or practitioner. Grantor trust rules affecting the wealth disposition process is also addressed. Other subjects include intestacy, succession, power of disposition limits, transfer requirements, revocation, extrinsic evidence, incapacity, and undue influence.

This book also examines trusts and their alternatives, changes in will execution, and problems of construction in future interests. Finally, it overviews the Federal Transfer Tax laws relating to estates and trusts, deductions in computing taxable estates, asset valuation, and credits. Generally, emphasis is placed on the Uniform Probate Code throughout the text.

Features and Benefits
Timesaving reference for the law student or practitioner;
Includes footnote citations to leading court decisions;
Gives Westlaw® references for easy online research;
Includes Table of Cases;
Includes Table of Uniform Probate Code Sections;
Includes Table of Internal Revenue Code Sections;
Includes Table of Restatement References.

Table of Contents includes:
Status and Bars to Succession;
Limits on the Power of Disposition;
Formal Requirements for Transfer;
Extrinsic Evidence;
Incapacity and Undue Influence;
Alternates to the Trust;
Changes After Execution of a Will;
Future Interests: Some Problems of Construction;
Powers of Appointment;
The Rule Against Perpetuities;
Probate and Administration;
Overview of the Federal Transfer Tax Laws Relating to Estates and Trusts;
The Gross Estate;
Deductions in Computing the Taxable Estate;
Valuation of Assets;

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 McGovern, Kurtz
ISBN 9780314191366
Edition 4th ed., 2010
Publisher West