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Spring 2015
5339 Trusts & Wills - TAMBORELLO- 12399

Professor(s): Gus Tamborello (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Real Property, Trusts and Estates 

Time: 4:00p-5:30p  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:   


First Day Assignments: Class:

Welcome back to school.

Please read through page 34 of the textbook for our first class on Wednesday, January 21, 2014. Please also bring your Texas Estates Code with you.

I will have a more detailed syllabus available next week. However, if you want to read ahead, we will be covering up to the top of page 51 in the first chapter and then will move on to chapter 2. We will be covering all of Chapter 2.

I am looking forward to meeting you all.

Gus G. Tamborello

Final Exam Schedule: 05/11/15 4-7pm  240 BLB  209 BLB  

This course will have:

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

Course Materials (11/5/2014 12:05:45 PM)

Book(s) Required

Also Required: Texas Estates Code - Texas Trust Code (which is part of the Texas Property Code. I strongly suggest Johanson’s Texas Estates Code Annotated (2014 Edition) published by Thomson Reuters Westlaw.