Administration of Wills, Trusts, and Estate
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.
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2009 Cengage Learning administration amount annuity application assets beneficiary benefit bond charitable child claim clause codicil community property conservator Copyright 2009 Cengage creditors custodial property custodian deceased decedent decedent’s death decedent’s estate deduction determine devise died disclaimer distribution domicile DORIS DUKE effect elective share entitled estate planning estate tax executed executor exercise EXHIBIT fiduciary filed George Burns guardian heirs incapacitated income informal probate inherit instrument intestacy intestate succession item of property jurisdiction liability living trust marital deduction marriage notice paid Paragraph paralegal parent party payment personal property personal representative petition power of appointment power of attorney principal proceeding protected person real property received request residuary revocation revoked Rights Reserved Section settlor signed spouse’s statute successor surviving descendants surviving spouse tax return terminate testacy testamentary testator’s thereof Totten trust transfer Uniform Uniform Probate Code witnesses