Estates

Quick Info
(2050.04)  Course
Instructor(s)
H. Black; Adjunct Professor
Fall
4 credit(s)  4 hour(s);
Presentation
Synchronous online lectures, Discussion
Upper Year Research & Writing Requirement
No
Praxicum
No

A basic and fundamental course in the law of Wills and Estates, including: an examination of will planning and drafting; consequences of not having a will; steps involved in the administration of an estate; the impact of legislation dealing with basic income tax issues, matrimonial entitlement, and the support of dependants; mental incapacity issues and the appointment of substitute decision-makers for incapable persons; and the resolution of estates disputes, including a review of available alternative dispute resolution procedures.