Understanding Trusts And Estates Fifth Edition 2013

Author: Roger W. Andersen
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 0327189789
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This volume updates earlier editions to continue offering efficient, yet comprehensive, coverage of the issues in a standard Trusts and Estates course. Although the book is designed primarily as a student supplement, some teachers have used it successfully as the primary text, supplemented by statutory materials, for both the basic course and for more specialized courses. The text's multi-layered structure allows students to use the book in different ways, depending upon their needs. Students using the book as a regular supplement to a casebook can read the text and ignore the footnotes until they need more examples or greater depth. The organization tracks the basic approach of most casebooks, and where it differs from an individual book, the comprehensive table of contents makes it easy to find what students need. By discussing many of the cases found in popular casebooks, the text helps students understand how specific issues fit in a bigger picture. The footnotes carry the student-centered approach a step further by briefly discussing tangential issues, offering additional examples, and again citing cases often found in casebooks. Even if the text does not discuss "their" case, often it will cite the case and place it in context. Each case citation includes a brief fact description to provide more examples of the way general principles can apply in specific situations. Further, the footnotes include numerous cross-references to other sections of the book, to help students identify the interconnections holding the subject together.

Administration Of Wills Trusts And Estates

Author: Gordon Brown
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285401034
Size: 57.83 MB
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ADMINISTRATION OF WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES, 5th edition employs a reader-friendly writing style that walks students through the legal maze of wills, trusts and estates. To this end, the authors provide multiple learning tools such as celebrity wills, marginal key term definitions, extensive review materials, and visual illustrations. Plus, the Fifth Edition is national in scope while going in-depth on a state-by-state basis as well, making it applicable for every legal student. And with an abundance of case studies included in the text, students can see how legal issues are applied in real world settings. ADMINISTRATION OF WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES, 5th edition has all the components legal students need to master the content quickly and effectively. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Wills Trusts Estates

Author: Gloria A. Aluise
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Legal and Professional Publications
ISBN: 9780159003374
Size: 29.20 MB
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Your Living Trust Estate Plan

Author: Harvey J. Platt
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1621533913
Size: 35.71 MB
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This revised fifth edition from estate-planning expert Harvey J. Platt details the most up-to-date strategies for using a living trust to create a flexible estate plan. Platt explains the latest tax laws, including the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, the broadening of statutes for amending trusts, and the rule against perpetuities (RAP). Platt also addresses updates on many existing topics, including lifetime exemptions; the estate, gift, and generation-skipping tax; charitable deductions; state estate tax savings; and private annuities. Your Living Trust & Estate Plan maps out the most effective techniques for saving money and property and covers the essentials of successful estate planning. Other resources frequently overlook vital areas such as unlocking the benefits of living trusts, protecting beneficiaries, using life insurance, handling retirement benefits properly, and fixing inadequate estate planning postmortem, but Your Living Trust is the complete guide. This invaluable resource will teach you how to maximize your family’s assets, plan your estate, and provide for your loved ones well into the future.

Examples Explanations For Wills Trusts And Estates

Author: Gerry W. Beyer
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454860227
Size: 77.67 MB
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A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique Examples & Explanations series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to study for finals by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the accompanying analysis. Designed to complement your casebook, the trusted Examples & Explanations titles get right to the point in a conversational, often humorous style that helps you learn the material each step of the way and prepare for the exam at the end of the course. The unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations series is invaluable to teach yourself the subject from the first day of class until your last review before the final. Each guide: helps you learn new material by working through chapters that explain each topic in simple language challenges your understanding with hypotheticals similar to those presented in class provides valuable opportunity to study for the final by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the corresponding analysis quickly gets to the point in conversational style laced with humor remains a favorite among law school students is often recommended by professors who encourage the use of study guides works with ALL the major casebooks, suits any class on a given topic provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures

Business Organizations For Paralegals Fifth Edition

Author: Deborah E. Bouchoux
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 0735576289
Size: 32.24 MB
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Business Organizations for Paralegals thoroughly covers all the various types of business organizations, providing a solid and up-to-the minute understanding of each entity. There is more in-depth treatment of Limited Liability Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies than in any other text, and an entire chapter is devoted to securities regulation. Designed for the paralegal student, Business Organizations for Paralegals relies on a clear and direct presentation, and each chapter includes features--both conventional and Internet-based--that help students prepare for real-life paralegal work. The massively revised Sixth Edition features new and updated charts demonstrating key principles of business organizations. The content reflects major developments such as the new social enterprises that combine profit-making with social good; the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010; new trends in corporate governance; and the impact of new algorithmic or high-frequency trading of stocks as well as the part it may have played in the Wall Street flash crash of 2010. Proposed revisions to securities regulations that would make raising capital easier for smaller companies (e.g. crowdfunding) is covered as well as the trend toward reverse mergers to avoid regulatory oversight. Other new topics include the continuing effect of the 2008 financial crisis, new constituency statutes, and new DB(k) retirement plans.Features: thorough and up-to-date treatment of all types of business organizations the nature of the entityformation and dissolutiontax consequencesclear presentation designed for the paralegal student a section explaining the tasks performed by paralegalsa guide to both conventional and Internet resources forms, discussion questions, and summary of key featuresuseful exhibits, charts, and key terms more in-depth treatment of Limited Liability Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies than other textsan entire chapter devoted to securities regulation sample forms integrated throughout the textWeb resources Practice Tips in each chapterInternet questions, requiring students to access websites they will use on the jobThoroughly updated, the revised Sixth Edition features: new social enterprises that combine profit-making with social good the financial crisis of 2008 and its continuing effectsDodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 new trends in corporate governancethe SEC's notice and access rules e-proxy provisionselecting directors by majority rather than plurality vote new algorithmic or high-frequency trading of stocks and the part it may have played in the Wall Street flash crash of 2010 proposed revision to securities regulations to make raising capital easier for smaller companies, e.g. crowdfunding the trend toward reverse mergers to avoid regulatory oversight constituency statutes that require directors to consider more than pure profit new DB(k) retirement plans

The Law Of Trusts And Equitable Obligations

Author: Robert Pearce
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199570639
Size: 36.30 MB
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The Law of Trusts and Equitable Obligations provides students wtih a detailed and stimulating account of the law of equity and trusts. The fifth edition has been thoroughly updated by Warren Barr, senior lecturer at the University of Liverpool and Law Teacher of the Year 2006 in collaboration with Robert Pearce and John Stevens.

Estates In Land And Future Interests

Author: Linda H. Edwards
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454887214
Size: 14.93 MB
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The fifth edition of Estates in Land and Future Interests combines graphics, text boxes, and pedagogical techniques especially helpful to visual learners to teach the basics of estates and future interests, a particularly confusing subset of first-year property. One central graphic — a flow chart used to identify the state of the title after a particular conveyance — links various estates to the future interests that follow them. The complete flow chart appears on the inside back cover for easy reference. The book is useful both in class and as a practice book for self-guided learning outside class, thus reducing necessary syllabus time. Its step-by-step, process approach breaks up analytical tasks into smaller pieces, reducing the degree to which students get lost in the material. The book anticipates the most common areas of student confusion and resolves them before they occur. Written in clear, simple language, with short paragraphs and chapters, Estates in Land and Future Interests features an open, attractive design enhanced by graphics to make the material easier to understand.

The Law Of Trusts

Author: James E. Penner
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199288434
Size: 73.91 MB
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The law of trusts is undeniably difficult. Almost every topic is complicated by demanding intellectual problems, and academics and judges alike disagree about possible solutions. A book which claims to make trusts easy is, in the words of the author, 'a book for fools or the gullible.' Whatthis text aims to do is make the law of trusts possible, explaining from first principles what trusts is about and providing the student with an understanding not only of the law, but of the important academic controversies surrounding it. Lists of 'must read' cases, included at the end of eachchapter, encourage the student to seek out the meaning of trust law for him or herself by studying the judgments on which the body of rules has been built.This fifth edition has been fully updated to take account the latest developments in the law. Written in an easy, narrative style with helpful advice on how best to tackle the subject, The Law of Trusts makes sense of what can be a daunting field. It will be welcomed by anyone wishing to gain aclear understanding of this area of law, and will be of invaluable assistance for students writing term essays and preparing for exams.