9780314061140

Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration for the Paralegal : The Essentials

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  • ISBN13:

    9780314061140

  • ISBN10:

    0314061142

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/1/1995
  • Publisher: Thomson Learning
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Summary

A practical approach, illustrating legal principles through examples, exercises, legal, forms, checklists, and actual drafts of wills and trusts. Learners are exposed to detailed procedures and are prepared for everyday practical duties of the paralegal through comprehensive, authoritative coverage. Blend of theory and practice balances the need for understanding concepts and law and the need to be able to apply it. ALSO AVAILABLE Study Guide, ISBN: 0-314-06484-2 California Supplement, ISBN: 0-314-08060-0 Florida Supplement, ISBN: 0-314-08061-9 New York Supplement, ISBN: 0-314-08062-7 Texas Supplement, ISBN: 0-314-08063-5 INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructors Manual on Disk, ISBN: 0-314-08761-3 Instructors Manual - (w /Test Bank&Transparency), ISBN: 0-314-08724-9

Table of Contents

Preface xv
The Purpose and Need for a Will
1(18)
The Concept of Property Relating to Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration
19(46)
The Participants and the Proper Court
65(19)
The Law of Succession: Death Testate or Intestate
84(47)
Wills: Validity Requirements, Modification, Revocation, and Contests
131(28)
Preparing to Draft a Will: Checklists and the Conference with the Client
159(37)
Drafting and Executing a Valid, Legal Will
196(42)
Introduction to Trusts
238(30)
Classification of Trusts, the Living Trust, and Other Special Trusts
268(53)
Estate Planning
321(23)
Personal Representatives: Types, Pre-Probate Duties, and Appointment
344(38)
Probate and Estate Administration
382(67)
Informal Probate Administration
449(24)
Tax Considerations in the Administration of Estates
473(37)
Ethical Principles Relevant to Practicing Legal Assistants
510
Appendixes
A Sample Forms
A-1
B Sample Marital Deduction Testamentary Trust
A-169
C Uniform Probate Code
A-174
Glossary G-1
Index I-1

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