5339 Trusts & Wills - BUCKLES- 14930
Johnny Buckles (FACULTY)
Course Areas: Real Property, Trusts and Estates
Time: 10:30a-12:00p TThLocation: BLB-209
Course Outline: This course is designed (i) to expose students to the most essential doctrines of the law of trusts and the law of wills in the context of the law of gratuitous transfers in general; (ii) to familiarize students with significant provisions of statutory laws (including the Texas Probate Code and the Texas Trust Code) of relevance in these fields; and (iii) to help students develop critical problem solving skills in the law of trusts and the law of wills.
Course Syllabus: Syllabus
First Day Assignments: Textbook: 41-51; 435-440;
Texas Estates Code: §§ 256.051-053; 256.151-152; 256.201; 258.001-003; 258.051; 301.002; 301.051-052; 301.151-152; 303.001-002; 308.001-003; 308.005; 308.054; 401.001; 402.001-002; 403.051; 403.055 Both the textbook assignment and the assigned statutory sections are to be read carefully before class.
Final Exam Schedule: 05/01 9am-Noon
This course will have:
Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Writing Requirement: No