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Tulane Law School strives to create opportunities that enhance our students' practical skillsets in order to better prepare them for their jobs following law school. Through partnerships with local legal professionals, alumni, employers and law school faculty, Tulane Law works to supplement the classroom experience with programs such as Intersession "Boot Camp", externships, judicial clerkships and pro bono opportunities.

 
 
  
Trusts & Estates, Common Law

Course Description
This course examines the law governing the transmission of property at the owner’s death.  Topics emphasized are intestate succession; the execution and revocation of wills; the creation of private trusts; the nature of the beneficiary’s interest in a trust; special policy concerns regarding the decedent’s obligation to provide for his or her spouse and children.  (3 credits)
Upcoming Semester Offered
Fall 2011
   
 
   

Academic Programs Contact:
Office of Academic Services
Weinmann Hall, Suite 204
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5935
fax 504.862.8373
ctimmons@tulane.edu

Admission Contact:
Office of Admission
Weinmann Hall, Suite 203
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5930
fax 504.865.6710
admissions@law.tulane.edu

 
 
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