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Professor Robert Palmer
J.D. Course 134 | 4 credit hours
This course deals with intestate succession; wills, their execution, revocation, and contest; will substitutes; the nature, creation, and termination of trusts; and the interpretation and legal consequences of dispositive provisions, including problems involving future interests, class gifts, powers of appointment, and the rule against perpetuities. Modern planning for incapacity and the fiduciary responsibilities of trustees are discussed.