Administration of Wills, Trusts, and Estates

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Author: Gordon Brown,Scott Myers

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285401034

Category: Law

Page: 624

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ADMINISTRATION OF WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES, 5th edition employs a reader-friendly writing style that walks students through the legal maze of wills, trusts and estates. To this end, the authors provide multiple learning tools such as celebrity wills, marginal key term definitions, extensive review materials, and visual illustrations. Plus, the Fifth Edition is national in scope while going in-depth on a state-by-state basis as well, making it applicable for every legal student. And with an abundance of case studies included in the text, students can see how legal issues are applied in real world settings. ADMINISTRATION OF WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES, 5th edition has all the components legal students need to master the content quickly and effectively. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Administration of Wills, Trusts, and Estates

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Author: Gordon W. Brown

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766852815

Category: Law

Page: 575

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If you are interested in wills, trusts, and estates, this easy-to read text provides content and context for a complicated subject area. [The wills of Theodore Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Jr., Princess Diana, and George Burns are provided here for your review.] This new edition is enhanced by celebrity features that help you relate to a real-life scenario and step out of legal theory. All legal terms are clearly defined when first presented in the text. State-by-state information is presented clearly with the use of maps, tables and case studies. Charts and boxed cases help to make complex topics easier to understand.

Administration of Wills, Trusts, and Estate

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Author: Gordon Brown,Scott Myers

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1428321764

Category: Law

Page: 624

View: 1961

Administration of Wills, Trusts, and Estates, fourth edition, has proven to be a highly successful text for paralegal students, marrying dense content with a reader friendly style that utilizes extensive examples. The use of celebrity wills and estates as illustrations provides access for students into complicated legal topics. Legal vocabulary is defined immediately for students. This new version has more case studies so that students become more familiar with the legal process and have real examples of how legal concepts are applied by courts. The text narrative material is national in scope, with charts and graphs that focus on state-by-state information. The text balances narrative material and visual presentations to accommodate a variety of student learning styles. Students have extensive and varied practice materials at the end of each chapter so that the text material can be re-enforced and expanded. The material in this revision has been updated to include the current state of the law. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Wills, Trusts, and Estates Administration

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Author: Dennis R. Hower,Peter Kahn

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111137781

Category: Law

Page: 640

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A trusted resource in paralegal education for more than three decades, WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATE ADMINISTRATION, 7th Edition introduces the basics of estate planning and bequeathing property through wills and trusts, along with the laws and procedures involved, including the Uniform Probate Code. In addition to substantive probate law, the text covers procedural law, tax implications, ethical considerations, and the roles paralegals and other professionals play in the process. The text’s approach helps students hone their critical thinking skills; the writing is clear and free of confusing legalese. Packed with student-friendly case summaries, state-specific examples, and detailed documents and exhibits, the 7th Edition of WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATE ADMINISTRATION is an ideal text for non-lawyers preparing for careers in this important area of law. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration

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Author: Dennis R. Hower,Janis Walter,Emma Wright

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305856414

Category: Law

Page: 720

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Succeed in your course and your paralegal career with WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATE ADMINISTRATION, 8th Edition. This easy-to-understand text introduces the basics of estate planning and bequeathing property to others through wills and trusts, along with the laws and procedures involved, including the Uniform Probate Code. Packed with engaging, highly visual content enhanced by detailed exhibits and a writing style free of confusing legalese, the 8th Edition provides up-to-date coverage of relevant laws, court procedures, cases, tax implications, ethical considerations, and the roles paralegals and other professionals play in the process. Throughout the text, user-friendly case summaries, state-specific examples, practical assignments, detailed documents, and real-life contemporary issues prepare you for success as a paralegal in this important area of law. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Administration of Wills, Trusts, and Estates, Loose-Leaf Version

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Author: Gordon Brown,Scott Myers

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781337413749

Category: Law

Page: 624

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ADMINISTRATION OF WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES, 5th edition walks you through wills, trusts and estates using the most up-to-date material and an engaging writing style. Whether it's celebrity wills, marginal key term definitions, extensive review materials, or visual illustrations, ADMINISTRATION OF WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES, 5th edition has what you need to succeed. Plus, the Fifth Edition is national in scope while going in-depth on a state-by-state basis as well. With an abundance of case studies included in the text, you'll see how legal issues are applied in real world settings.

Wills, Probate and Estates

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Author: Padraic Courtney,Nuala Casey

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199603448

Category: Law

Page: 549

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Wills, Probate and Estates sets out best practice and procedure in the area of wills, trusts, probate and the administration of estates. The manual provides accessible, practical and thorough coverage of this key topic, including example precedents, and fully explains the legal background to procedures.This third edition of the book deals with drafting wills - including will trusts -, extracting grants of representation, and administration ofestates updated to May 2011. It covers the restrictions on testamentary freedom imposed by the Succession Act, 1965 as amended by subsequent legislation up to the recent Civil Partnership legislation, and the role of the solicitor in all aspects of this area of practice.

Wills, Trusts, and Estates for Paralegals

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Author: Diana L. Anderson

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454860049

Category: Law

Page: 384

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New text for the paralegal course on Wills, Trusts, and Estates that provides a general overview of Wills and Trusts. Covers the use of wills and trusts in creating an estate plan, as well as an overview of estate litigation and estate administration. This text teaches paralegals the necessary skills to assist with the preparation of wills and trusts and with the administration of estates. Key Features Begins with an understanding of the history and development of estate planning laws, continues through the preparation of the documents needed to create an estate plan, and ends with how to administer an estate. Practical, step-by-step examples throughout the book apply the concepts to realistic situations. Examples break down each document into individual elements. At each step, alternatives are provided and options are discussed. Practice Tips help students understand real-life applications and situations. Drafting exercises in the text offer opportunities to apply what the students have learned. Ethical considerations that all attorneys and paralegals must follow are included throughout the text. More complex concepts are introduced for general understanding only, so that students have an understanding of the concepts and language used in practice. The text emphasizes the vocabulary of estate planning so that students know the meaning of different terms and to use the terms correctly. Key terms are defined in the margins.

Wills, Trusts, and Estates Administration

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Author: Suzan D Herskowitz

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134560086

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 576

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Designed for paralegal students and legal professionals Flexible, complete coverage of all pertinent topics in the field of estate planning, in a format that’s accessible to all levels of students Wills, Trusts, and Estates Administration presents the fundamentals of the field in a flexible approach that captures the complexities of modern estate planning while maintaining a clear, accessible style. The book’s self-contained chapters let instructors easily adapt the material to their own classes and students. Written by a lawyer with 30 years of experience in the estate-planning field, it covers practical issues that arise in law office—situations that students will actually encounter when they begin their careers. The focus is on issues that concern today’s typical American client, such as the trend towards an aging population, the growing population of families in second marriages, blended families and families in which the grandparents are raising their grandchildren, as well as those families that include non-married or same-sex couples. Current statistics concerning the aging population in the United States keep readers up to date on how current trends affect the estate planning industry.

Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration

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Author: Jennifer Montante

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0133582698

Category: Law

Page: 560

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration for Paralegals provides a comprehensive overview of estate planning and probate in a manner that is straightforward and easy to read and understand. Instructor resources include an Instructor’s Manual, PowerPoint lecture slides, and Test Bank, while a book companion site offers study resources for students. Teaching and Learning Experience: Includes frequent hypotheticals to illustrate key concepts and features. "The Hypothetical Family" is a running example introduced in Chapter 1 and continued throughout each chapter to exemplify a fictional, but life-like, estate planning and probate scenario. Drafting assignments are provided in each chapter, as well as the forms for every assignment. Covers all of the major topics, including ethical considerations, and offers solid review and application of concepts

Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration for the Paralegal

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Author: Dennis R. Hower

Publisher: Taylor & Francis US

ISBN: 9780766820517

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 880

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"Wills, Trusts and Administration, 5th Edition," is an excellent resource for anyone interested in this area of law. Written primarily for legal students in universities, colleges, community colleges, business schools, and technical training programs, this updated fifth edition is also useful for bank trust officers and individuals appointed to administer an estate.

Wills, Trusts, and Estates

Essential Tools for the New York Paralegal

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Author: Ilene S. Cooper

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735563799

Category: Law

Page: 426

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Wills, Trusts, and Estates: Essential Tools for the New York Paralegal, Second Editionis a realistic and practical text that offers an in-depth introduction to the responsibilities of the paralegal at each state of administration, estate planning, and litigation. The content is drawn from the author’s extensive experience and is dappled with realistic examples to offer a complete understanding of the New York practice, leaving students well prepared to apply the knowledge that they have acquired.These exciting features make this text a favorite:• full length textfocusing specifically on New York practice, eliminating the need for outside supplements •complete coverage-students learn everything they need to handle an actual estate from beginning to end, including basic terminology; intestate administration; probate proceedings, litigation; jurisdiction and venue; fiduciary duties and responsibilities, trusts, and tax considerations • includes state-specific rules, forms, and reference sources •in-depth instruction in paralegal tasks and skillsat each state of administration, estate planning, and litigation with thefinal chapter including paralegal resourcessuch as software, books, websites, and other tools • separate chapter onEthics•case synopsesandchapter pedagogyhelp students understand, practice, and retain material • text featureschartsanddiagrams, key terms, ethical points, topic sidebars, highlighted examples, andreview exercises•author’s extensive practice experienceenhances the presentation of the bookChanges to the Second Edition include:•updated case law• discussion ofnew statutes•newly improved Instructor’s Manualincludes a Test Bank, class syllabi and more advice for in-class activities In this Second Edition ofWills, Trusts, and Estates: Essential Tools for the New York Paralegalstudents are given the knowledge and skill set necessary to handle an estate from beginning to end. Written with the student in mind, pedagogical aids featured throughout make the material both manageable and comprehensible. An author website to support classroom instruction using this title is available at http://www.aspenlawschool.com/cooper_wills

Basic Wills, Trusts, and Estates for Paralegals

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Author: Jeffrey A. Helewitz

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454873442

Category: Law

Page: 576

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A leading text in its field, Basic Wills, Trusts, and Estates for Paralegals focuses on a paralegal’s role in practice. Introductions, explanations, instructions, and study aids ensure that students learn and remember concepts and skills that will prove essential to their work as paralegals. Respected by instructors and popular with students, Basic Wills, Trusts and Estates for Paralegals features: • A straightforward introduction that provides a student-friendly orientation to the subject • Complete, succinct coverage of key topics • A review of the sources of property law, trusts, and taxes • A helpful guide to drafting wills and trusts documents • Step-by-step instruction for completing the entire federal estate tax return • State-by-state analysis of trust and estate law • Four client examples used throughout the text that provide an accessible structure and illustrate the intricacies of estate planning • Chapter overviews, key terms, review questions, sample clauses, edited cases, chapter summaries, and end-of-chapter exercises • Latest sample forms in the Appendix • A manageable length that makes this book ideal for shorter courses The carefully revised Seventh Edition includes: • The impact of Obergefell v. Hodges on wills and trusts • Changes to WTE tax law • The legal status of children born after the death of one or both parents (because their parents’ eggs, sperm, or fertilized eggs were frozen) • Disclaimer trusts, asset protection trusts, qualified personal residence trusts, and dynasty trusts • Mediation as an alternative to probate court • The Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 • Introduction of new self-test quizzes at the end of each chapter

Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration, Loose-Leaf Version

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Author: Dennis R. Hower,Janis Walter,Emma Wright

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781337414111

Category: Law

Page: 720

View: 6634

Succeed in your course and your paralegal career with WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATE ADMINISTRATION, 8th Edition. This easy-to-understand text introduces the basics of estate planning and bequeathing property to others through wills and trusts, along with the laws and procedures involved, including the Uniform Probate Code. Packed with engaging, highly visual content enhanced by detailed exhibits and a writing style free of confusing legalese, the 8th Edition provides up-to-date coverage of relevant laws, court procedures, cases, tax implications, ethical considerations, and the roles paralegals and other professionals play in the process. Throughout the text, user-friendly case summaries, state-specific examples, practical assignments, detailed documents, and real-life contemporary issues prepare you for success as a paralegal in this important area of law.

Estate & Trust Administration For Dummies

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Author: Margaret A. Munro,Kathryn A. Murphy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119543975

Category: Law

Page: 432

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Estate and Trust Administration For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119543879) was previously published as Estate and Trust Administration For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781118412251). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. Your plain-English guide to administering an estate and/or trust As more and more of the population reach senior ages—including baby boomers, many of whom do not have wills—an increasing number of people are being thrust into the role of executor, administrator, personal representative of an estate, or trustee of a trust after the death of a loved one. This updated edition of Estate & Trust Administration For Dummies guides you through the confusing process of administering an estate and/or trust. Settling an estate and administering a trust can be complicated, messy, and time-consuming for individuals named as executor or trustee, most of whom have no previous experience with such matters. Estate & Trust Administration For Dummies shows you how to make sound decisions for your unique circumstances. Guides you through the confusing process of administering an estate and/or trust Provides expert advice on unfamiliar estate and trust tax law Gives you a practical checklist to follow for all of your estate and trust administration questions and concerns Whether you're looking for guidance on how to navigate the probate process and estate taxes, settle debts and bequests, fund a trust, comply with tax regulations, or anything in between, this hands-on, friendly guide takes away the mystery and provides detailed answers to all of your estate and trust administration questions.

Wills, Trusts and Estates for the D.C. Area Practitioner

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Author: Virginia A. McArthur,Nicholas D. Ward,August Zinsser III

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 1579112919

Category: Law

Page: 1086

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Wills, Trusts and Estates for the D.C. Area Practitioner is a one-volume practice guide with expert analysis and nearly every form an attorney needs for probate law, estate planning and administration in Washington D.C., Maryland or Virginia. This treatise includes a wide variety of clauses that are basic forms for a will and collateral disposition and management matters. The clauses are divided by category and are followed by extensive commentary and detailed annotations with the specific characteristics of the local law on that subject. Subscription includes Forms on Disk. The forms include: • a will preparation checklist and client interview sheet • living wills for the District of Columbia and Maryland • health care power of attorney forms for the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia • timetables for estate administration in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia

Wills, Probate and Estates

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Author: Padraic Courtney

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199544301

Category: Law

Page: 550

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Wills, Probate & Estates is part of the Law Society of Ireland series of manuals, which provides students with detailed yet accessible accounts of the key areas a solicitor will encounter when in practice. It has been written by practitioners and Law Society of Ireland lecturers to give trainee solicitors and practitioners a comprehensive understanding of current practice and procedure in the area of wills, trusts, probate, and the administration of estates. The manual familiarizes students with the essential elements of a will, going on to cover the various procedures involving Grants of Representation and the administration of estates. This manual ensures that students will know how to draft appropriate documentation and advise their clients accordingly. The inclusion of the common law and statutory background allows a solicitor to meet the statutory requirements when practicing.

Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration for Paralegals

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Author: Jennifer Montante

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132151290

Category: Law

Page: 462

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Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration for Paralegals provides a comprehensive overview of estate planning and probate in a manner that is straightforward and easy to read and understand. Instructor resources include an Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint lecture slides, and Test Bank, while a book companion site offers study resources for students. Teaching and Learning Experience: Includes frequent hypotheticals to illustrate key concepts and features. "The Hypothetical Family" is a running example introduced in Chapter 1 and continued throughout each chapter to exemplify a fictional, but life-like, estate planning and probate scenario. Drafting assignments are provided in each chapter, as well as the forms for every assignment. Covers all of the major topics, including ethical considerations, and offers solid review and application of concepts