L8701 Ex. Trusts, Wills and Estate Planning

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Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites
None

Instructor Co-requisites
None

Recommended Courses
Trusts & Estates

Other Limitations
Admission is by instructor permission during the Externship application period - see the Social Justice Initiatives page for more information.

Learning Outcome Goals

Primary Goals

  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired an understanding of and/or facility in substantive areas of trusts and estates practice, such as state and common law doctrines and their effect on the construction of wills.
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired facility in various lawyering skills such as client communications (interviewing and counseling) and drafting and revising estate planning documents.
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired an understanding of the probate of wills and administration of estates.

Secondary Goals

  • By the end of the course, students will better understand the concerns of clients who are planning for their own care during their lifetimes and the disposition of their property at death, and the role that lawyers can play in addressing their concerns.

General Information

Type: Externship
Level: Upperclass
Additional Attributes: Experiential Credit

Other Sections

Section 002, Spring 2020
Meredith Stead