Survey of Estates and Trusts (EPL-405)
This course introduces the basic principles that govern estates and trusts. Topics to be discussed include distinguishing probate from non-probate assets, different distribution methods, intestacy, and wills, as well as the impact of, inter alia, survivorship, adoption, and disclaimers have on these matters. Detailed attention will be given to executing, revoking, and interpreting wills. Establishing, interpreting, and terminating trusts will be reviewed, as will the rights of trust beneficiaries and duties of trustees.

Course Name: EPL-405
Departments: Estate Planning
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