5339 Trusts & Wills - BUCKLES- 15407
Johnny Buckles (FACULTY)
Course Areas: Real Property, Trusts and Estates
Time: 1:00p-2:30p TTh Location: 144 TU2
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 pdf
First Day Assignments: For Tuesday, read pages 38-49 and 393-397 in the textbook by Dukeminier et al. Also read sections 76, 81, 82, 88, 89, 128, 128A, 145(a) & (b), and 146(a) of the Texas Probate Code (“TPC”).
For Thursday, read pages 407-413, 420-435, and 447-448 of the textbook; also read TPC sections 46, 439, 441, 442, and 450, as well as Texas Family Code section 9.301.
Final Exam Schedule: 05/07 1-4pm 144 TU2
This course will have:
Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No