PLS 241 : Wills, Estates, and Trusts

This course provides a theoretical and practical understanding of the laws of inheritance and estate planning. Students prepare a basic will and trust document and learn the procedure for probate. Estate planning, the role of the probate courts, and basic inheritance issues are explored and discussed. Pre or co-requisite: PLS 100. Three lecture hours per week. 3 credits Fall
  1. Fill out will planners.
  2. Fill out probate and administration petitions and all affiliated documents.
  3. Draft a will and revocable living trust.
  4. Explain what measures a client can take to avoid estate taxes with proper estate planning.
5. File documents with the appropriate court and maintain oversight until final disposition.

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