Family Property Law: Cases and Materials on Wills, Trusts, and Future Interests
Foundation Press, Jan 1, 1997 - Law - 1315 pages
Family Property Law is a forward-looking casebook with a tradition of identifying new themes & reporting on new developments involving wills, trusts, & future interests. The Second Edition recognizes the reform-minded nature of the current era of family property law including its changing notions of family & society, the acceptance of a partnership theory for assessing the financial aspects of marriage, & the need to reshape the law of donative transfers into a unity.
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2d of Property ademption adopted agreement amended antilapse statute appeal apply assets attorney beneficiary benefit child claim clause codicil common law community property contract court held created creditors deceased decedent decedent's death decision descendants determine devise disclaimer disposition distribution divorce doctrine document donor effect elective share elective-share enacted estate plan estate tax executed extrinsic evidence formalities funds generation-skipping transfer tax gift tax gross estate heirs husband included income inheritance inter vivos trust intestacy issue joint tenancy lawyer lifetime marital deduction marriage married Medicaid Myers Nat'l Bank nonprobate parents parties person plaintiff pour-over power of appointment predeceased presumption purposes question reformation requirement residuary Restatement 2d revocable trusts rule settlor signed specific spouse's statutory substitutes supra surviving spouse survivorship taxable testamentary testatrix transfer tax trial court trust instrument Uniform Probate Code valid wife witnesses