Estate Planning Courses
Qualifying course offerings can change from semester to semester. For a complete list for the current academic year, check the student handbook or contact the Law School Registrar.
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Real Estate Transactions ,
JURI: 4780 ,
Credit Hours: 3
Residential and commercial real estate transactions, including contracts of sale, brokerage arrangements, deeds of conveyance, the recording system, and methods of title assurance; financing of real estate acquisition, including installment land contracts, mortgages, and other financing methods.
Secured Transactions ,
JURI: 4950 ,
Credit Hours: 3
Basic commercial law course dealing with secured financing when the collateral consists of personal property, including goods, fixtures, intangibles, and intellectual property. Focus is on Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code. The course should help students to develop their skills in statutory analysis and in understanding and planning business transactions.
Trusts and Estates ,
JURI: 4280, 4290 ,
Credit Hours: 3 each
Substantive and procedural rules concerning holding and gratuitous disposition of wealth, including intestate succession, wills, will substitutes and inter vivos and testamentary trusts; substantive law of express and charitable trusts; remedies for wrongs relating to disposition of wealth; fiduciary powers, duties and liabilities; construction problems relating to future interests and powers of appointment.