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Wills, Trusts & Estates For Legal Assistants

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Edition: 4th ed., 2012
Author(s): Beyer


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Now paralegal students can master the intricacies of wills, trusts, and estates quickly and effectively with this "learning by doing" approach. This Wills, Trusts & Estates For Legal Assistants covers all of the course material in depth, but with a greater emphasis on examples, applications, and follow-up exercises than other texts. Students get plenty of practice, gaining a "hands-on" familiarity with each new concept before moving on.

The author team bring the ideal credentials to this blend of principles and practice. Thorough coverage of estate law with more examples, applications, and practice materials:

A complete introduction of estate law covers interstate succession, wills, estate administration, nonprobate transfers, trusts, and other estate planning concerns, including tax issues and malpractice;
A "learning by doing approach" that uses more examples and applications with text discussions, directly followed by practice exercises -- giving students working knowledge of new concepts before moving on;
An experienced author team combines the dual expertise of a noted law professor and a top paralegal instructor, ensuring the right balance of scholarship and practice;
Extensive pedagogy for paralegal students reinforces the discussions in each chapter with marginal key terms, ethical points, checklists, practice tips, and a glossary of terms.

Topics covered include:
Introduction and Overview;
Interstate Succession;
Descent and Distribution;
Treatment of Certain Categories of Potential Heirs;
Other Intestate Succession Issues;
Requirements for a Valid Will;
Changing Circumstances after Will Execution-Property/Persons;
Revocation of Wills;
Interpretation and Construction;
Will Contests;
Estate Administration;
Estate Planning;
Nonprobate Transfers;
Reasons People Use Nonprobate Transfers;
Inter vivos Transfers;
Co-Ownership of Property;
Introduction to Trusts;
Trust Creation, Administration, and Enforcement;
Constructive Trusts;
Wealth Transfer Taxation;
Disability and Death Planning;
Malpractice and Professional Responsibility.


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Format Paperback
Author Beyer
ISBN 9781454808879
Edition 4th ed., 2012
Publisher Aspen Publishing