This course surveys the law of wills and trusts. Topics include: interstate succession, wills (with an emphasis on execution and revocation), will substitutes, planning for incapacity, trusts, and problems arising during trust administration. The course emphasizes cases and materials arising under the California Probate Code. Materials for the course include a California supplement as well as a casebook. Estate and gift taxation is not covered in this class.
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