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Fall 2014
5339 Trusts & Wills - Tamborello- 25207

Professor(s): Gus Tamborello (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Real Property, Trusts and Estates 

Time: 7:30p-9:00p  MW  Location: 240  BLB

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

Course Notes:   Adjunct Professor Gus Tamborello’s professional bio can be found here:


First Day Assignments: First Day Assignment

Final Exam Schedule: 12/13/14 9am-noon  240 BLB  213 BLB  

This course will have:

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

Experiential Course Type:

Bar Course:

Course Materials (4/11/2014 8:10:31 AM)

Book(s) Required

Also Required: Texas Estates Code -Texas Trust Code (which is part of the Texas Property Code)
I suggest Johanson’s Texas Estates Code Annotated (2014 Edition) published by Thomson Reuters Westlaw or other annotated publication which includes the complete Estates Code and Trust Code.