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Fall 2021
5339 Trusts & Wills - TAMBORELLO- 15069

Professor(s): Gus Tamborello (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Real Property, Trusts and Estates 

Time: 7:30p-9:00p  TTH  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:   Whether this course will be distance education, or will have a physical room assigned, and if so the extent to which the instructor might use the room during the semester, is not determined at the time when registration initially opens for this course.  You may see contrary indications in the UH systems where you actually register for the course.  In other words, this course might be distance education with no use of a physical classroom. It might be the “HyFlex” mode in which some Law Center courses used a physical room during 2020-21. As we get closer to the start of the term/semester for this course, this course note will be updated as decisions are determined. The instructors will be involved in those decisions, but decisions about modalities may not be invariant throughout the term/semester or between now and when the course starts.

Prerequisites:  

First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 12/11 9am-12pm  240 BLB  213 BLB  

This course will have:
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Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: Important (MEE)

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Instructor Preference)

Course Materials (4/5/2021 10:45:06 PM)

Book(s) Required

1)(REQUIRED)
Dukeminier & Sitkoff
Wills, Trusts & Estates
Wolters Kluwer
10th Edition only...no newer edition, per professor.

2)(STRONGLY SUGGESTED TO BUY)
Johanson's Texas Estates Code Annotated
2021
Thomas Reuters Westlaw

3) (ALTERNATE)
Jones McClure Texas Estates Code