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Fall 2017
5368 Estate Planning - BUCKLES- 20288

Professor(s): Johnny Buckles (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Real Property, Trusts and Estates 

Time: 3:00p-4:30p  MW  Location: 115  BLB

Course Outline: This course is designed (i) to familiarize students with statutory law (including the Internal Revenue Code and Texas Probate Code), case law, and administrative law of relevance in the practice area of estate planning; and (ii) to develop students¿ ability to understand and apply basic estate planning techniques.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus revised 8/15/17

Course Notes:   

Prerequisites: Yes  Federal Income Tax and Trusts & Wills (unless, due to extraordinary circumstances, special permission from the professor is obtained in advance)

First Day Assignments: Monday: Please read the Preface and Chapter 1 in Professor Streng's Estate Planning Materials.

Wednesday: Please read the first half of Chapter 2 in Professor Streng's Estate Planning Materials.

Both days: Please also review the Problem Set (to be distributed before class).

Final Exam Schedule: 12/6 2 -5PM  215 TU2    

This course will have:

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type:

Bar Course: Yes

Course Materials (7/12/2017 11:18:15 AM)

Book(s) Required

Selected Federal Taxation Statutes and Regulations: 2018 with Motro Tax Map (Selected Statutes)
ISBN-13: 9781683288077
ISBN-10: 1683288076
Author: Daniel Lathrope
Edition: 2018
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Published: July 2017