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Wills Trusts And Estates

Author : Jesse Dukeminier
ISBN : 1454824573
Genre : Law
File Size : 28. 27 MB
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Wills, Trusts, and Estates retains the late Jesse Dukeminier's unique blend of wit, erudition, insight, and playfulness while covering all the key topics in a logical, clear organization. Interesting cases--not only fun to read, but fun to teach as well--are enhanced and connected to broader legal principles by well-written notes, questions, and problems. The Ninth Edition introduces a completely new, two-color design for a clearer presentation of core material and didactic imagery. Shaded box and"sidebarsand" insert context, background, and real-life examples throughout the text. Improved organization consolidates the material into blocks that follow an orderly and logical progression. An introductory chapter on trusts appears before nonprobate transfers, providing much-needed context for revocable trusts as will substitutes. Reorganization enhances the revised material on nonprobate transfers and trust administration, creditor's rights, trust modification, probate transfers, spousal and children's shares, and trusts. The Ninth Edition features the latest developments in statutes, law reform projects, scholarly writing, and cases, such as those on revocable trusts and harmless error in will execution. Relevant uniform law activity is discussed, including the new Uniform Premarital and Marital Agreements Act, and attention is paid to the finalization of the new Restatements on Property and Trusts. Updates to the social science work on inheritance and intestacy are presented. Attention is paid to developments affecting inheritance among same-sex partners. Features: retains the late Jesse Dukeminier's unique blend of wit, erudition, insight, and playfulness covers all the key topics in a logical, clear organization interesting cases that are not only fun to read, but fun to teach as well cases enhanced and connected to broader legal principles by well-written notes, questions, and problems Thoroughly updated, the revised Ninth Edition presents: a completely new, two-color design two colors make a clearer presentation of core material and didactic imagery shaded box and"sidebarsand" insert context, background, and real-life examples improved organization consolidates the material on wills, trusts, and nonprobate transfers into blocks that follow an orderly and logical progression an introductory chapter on trusts appears before nonprobate transfers, providing much-needed context for revocable trusts as will substitutes thorough revision and reorganization of the material on nonprobate transfers and trust administration, creditor's rights, and trust modification revision and reorganization of chapters on probate transfers, spousal and children's shares, and trusts the latest developments in cases, statutes, law reform projects, and scholarly writing new developments in cases, such as revocable trusts and harmless error in will execution relevant coverage of uniform law activity, including the new Uniform Premarital and Marital Agreements Act finalization of the new Restatements on Property and Trusts.

Legalines On Wills Trusts And Estates 8th Keyed To Dukeminier

Author : Gilbert Law Publishing
ISBN : 0314277498
Genre : Law
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This title provides analysis of the cases in the Wills, Trusts, and Estates casebook by Dukeminier. The discussion of each case includes an explanation of the facts, issues, holdings, and the court's rationale. Also included is background information to relate the individual cases to the overall structure of the subject area. This title includes cases that pertain to intestacy, wills - capacity, contests, formalities, forms, nonprobate transfers and planning for incpacity, construction of wills, restrictions on the power of disposition, trusts, building flexibility into trusts, construction of trsuts, trust duration and the rule against perpetuities, charitable trusts, trsust administration, and wealth transfer taxation.

Wills Trusts And Estates

Author : Gerry W. Beyer
ISBN : 073554560X
Genre : Law
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The best way to help students understand the complexities of wills, trusts, and estates is through hands-on practice with the concepts, which is why this study guide has gained such widespread use. Wills, Trusts, and Estates: Examples & Explanations, Third Edition, provides everything students need for success: essential background and review materials, plus coverage of both the theoretical and practical applications of key concepts. The book is designed to facilitate learning and retention: comprehensive coverage of intestacy, wills, and trusts, including non-probate assets, estate administration, wealth transfer taxation (gift tax, estate tax, generation-skipping transfer tax), elder law issues (such as disability planning for property management, health care, and the death event, and malpractice/professional responsibility. unique Examples & Explanations format combines textual material with well-written examples, explanations, and questions to test student comprehension and provide practice applying information to fact patterns. the Third Edition features comprehensive examples covering a variety of issues in a single fact situation, which are similar to those on a law school or bar examination. clear, accessible writing holds student interest learning by doing approach encourages students to master the law by providing the opportunity, in a non-threatening environment, to evaluate how well they can apply what they have learned practical suggestions interspersed throughout the text give students an appreciation of the real-world application of course material drafting assistance through sample will and trust provisions and an extensively annotated model will (including a testamentary trust) flexibility for use primarily with courses that give students their first comprehensive introduction to property transmission upon death, but also valuable for review during advanced courses such as Estate Planning, Wealth Transfer Taxation (Federal Gift & Estate Tax), and Elder Law spotlights general nationwide rules and trends without being sidetracked by too many cases or local laws comprehensive, student-friendly index makes it easy to pinpoint the exact location of the material students seek helpful tables for quick reference to relevant material from the Uniform Probate Code, Uniform Trust Code, and the Internal Revenue Code The Third Edition presents: new and updated text, examples, and explanations updates on changing trends and recent developments casebook correlation chart, which allows the book to be used with any of the six most popular casebooks on the subject expanded coverage of Uniform Trust Code, Uniform Principal and Income Act (1997 version), Uniform Prudent Investor Act, rights of same-sex partners, right of sepulture, and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

The Law Of Patents

Author : Craig Allen Nard
ISBN : STANFORD:36105134554430
Genre : Law
File Size : 37. 80 MB
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Rich in doctrine, policy, and theory, the Law of Patents offers a logical and comprehensive treatment of patent law. This casebook is more lean in nature than competing textbooks, yet covers all the main topics in an accessible manner for students. It offers helpful introductory text preceding each chapter and case or set of cases, technologically-accessible cases, detailed comments following the principal cases, highlighted statutes for easy reference, and uniquely offset comparative and policy perspectives. More succinct than others of its kind, this casebook offers everything your students need to master the subject of patent law: a lean yet comprehensive format covers all of the main topics of patent law a logical and accessible sequencing of chapters helpful introductory text precedes each chapter, sub-section and case, to give students insight into what is covered and a general doctrinal/policy framework of the materials to follow "comments" following the principal cases provide students with details on the case, delve into the doctrine and policy in a more extensive manner, and provide citations of secondary literature "perspectives" throughout the book, shaded and offset from the main text. There are two types of perspectives: comparative perspectives explore the comparative/international aspects of any given use policy perspectives discuss a theoretical point or relevant policy debate relevant statutory section numbers are identified at the beginning of each chapter to alert the student which statutes apply to the following materials relevant statutory provisions are included in a separate section of the text and are marked off by a black band on the side of the book for easy access , eliminating the need for students to buy a separate statutory supplement and increasing the likelihood that they will read the relevant statutes many chapters have extensive citations to academic literature, which provides students and instructors with guidance if they choose to dig deeper into the subject matter a companion website provides a fast and convenient means to disseminate judicial and legislative updates, and includes PDF files of all of the patents-in-suit discussed in the principal cases, the complete prosecution history of the "pizza box" patent explored in Chapter One, as well as historical documents and links to important patent law sites and documents PowerPoint slides available for adopters for classroom use An author website to support classroom instruction using this title is available at http://law.case.edu/lawofpatents.

Wills Trusts And Estates For Legal Assistants

Author : Gerry W. Beyer
ISBN : 145485121X
Genre : Law
File Size : 66. 38 MB
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Using an effective "learn by doing" approach, Wills, Trusts, and Estates for Legal Assistants emphasizes examples and applications, and includes hundreds of real life situations with detailed explanations. Students understand what the rules of law mean and how they apply in a real world context. The complete topic coverage introduces wills and trusts, intestate succession, estate administration, nonprobate transfers, and other estate planning issues such as taxes and malpractice. A balanced, experienced author team skillfully blends theory with practice. Extensive pedagogy reinforces the text, with marginal terms and a glossary, ethical points, checklists, practice tips, and sample forms. The instructor's manual provides a summary of chapters, a model course outline, exam questions, assignment ideas, exercises, and a research guide for wills, trusts, and estates.

Family Law

Author : Jonathan Herring
ISBN : 1903240190
Genre : Law
File Size : 49. 9 MB
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This book provides a stimulating, carefully planned introduction to the key issues and debates within family law from some of the leading authorities within their field. It is designed both as a self standing book focusing on the key issues in the subject, and as a supplement to more detailed textbooks on the subject. It is essential reading for anybody studying or practising in the field of family law. Each chapter is concerned with one of the main areas of family law (such as adoption, domestic violence, marrriage and divorce), and covers a range of themes, including the public/private divide, balancing the interests of family members, moral values and family law, cost and the legal system, and the enforcement of family law. The book reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the debates on family law, and the difficult social and political issues which these have raised.

Casenote Legal Briefs

Author : Casenotes
ISBN : 9780735552104
Genre : Law
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For over two decades, Casenote Legal Briefs have helped hundreds of thousands of students prepare for classes and exams year after year with unparalleled results. Known throughout the law school community as high-quality legal study aids, Casenotes popular series of legal briefs are the most comprehensive legal briefs available today. With over 100 Casenotes published today in all key areas, ranging from Administrative Law to Wills, Trusts, and Estates each and every Casenote offers: professionally written briefs of the cases in your casebook coverage that is accurate and up-to-date editor's analysis explaining the relevance of each case to the course coverage built on decades of experience the highest commitment to quality

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