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LAWS 7743 Estate Planning (Spring: 2 )

Course Description

This course provides a practical approach to estate planning, the process by which lawyers work with their clients to provide for the transfer property during life and upon death. Estate planning involves wills as well as trusts to provide for the care of minor children, establish charitable bequests and obtain favorable tax treatment. It also involves planning for succession of businesses and planning for retirement benefits and life insurance. We will be focusing on practical estate planning techniques as well as how an estate planner prepares documents to create a complete estate plan. Estate and Gift Tax is recommended, however, students can also take course with permission of the professor.

Instructor(s): Ray Madoff

Prerequisites: Estate and Gift Tax.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17