Verner F. Chaffin Distinguished Professor in Fiduciary Law
B.A., Emory University
J.D., University of Georgia
Trusts and Estates
Regulation of Pensions
Women and the Law
Estate and Gift Tax
A UGA faculty member since 1984, Sarajane N. Love was named the Verner F. Chaffin Distinguished Professor in Fiduciary Law in the summer of 2002. Her areas of expertise are trusts and estates. She also teaches pension regulation and women and the law.
Her scholarship includes two books, Redfearn's Wills and Administration in Georgia (5th ed., 1988, four volumes) and Comparative Treatment Edition of Redfearn's Wills and Administration in Georgia (1997).
Love presents an annual lecture on case law development each year at the Georgia Probate Judges Spring Seminar and lectures regularly on wills and estate planning and legal issues pertaining to women. She also serves on the State Bar of Georgia's Rule Against Perpetuities Study Committee.
Love practiced as an associate with Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan in Atlanta upon her graduation from law school, then was a staff attorney in the ACLU Southern Regional Office in Atlanta. She served as a law clerk to Judge Lewis R. Morgan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit from 1974 to 75. Love taught at the Rutgers Camden University School of Law from 1975 to 79 and at Tulane University from 1979 to 83 before joining the UGA law faculty.
She earned her bachelor's degree from Emory University and graduated first in her class at the University of Georgia School of Law.
Estate Creditors, The Constitution, and the Uniform Probate Code, 30 U. Rich. L. Rev. 411 (1996).
Landlord's Remedies When the Tenant Abandons: Property, Contract, and Leases, 30 U. Kan. L. Rev. 533 (1982).
Imperfect Gifts as Declarations of Trust: An Unapologetic Anomaly, 67 Ky. L.J. 309 (1978-1979).
Wills and Administration in Georgia, Comparative Treatment Edition. (Harrison Co., 1996).
Wills and Administration in Georgia: Including Estate Planning, Guardian and Ward, Trusts and Forms. Redfearn. 5th ed. (Harrison Co., 1988 ). (Cum. Supp. 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 and 1995).
Louisiana Probate and Succession. (Harrison Co., 1986). (Cum. Supp. 1987 and 1989).
"The Impact of ERISA on Secured Lending" in Secured Transactions Under the Uniform Commercial Code (Matthew Bender, 2005).
1987 Cumulative Supplement to Probate and Administration -- The Law in Georgia. (Harrison Co., 1981).
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