Introduction to Estate Planning in a Nutshell / Edition 5

Introduction to Estate Planning in a Nutshell / Edition 5

by Robert J. Lynn, McCouch Grayson M. P.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0314153063

ISBN-13: 9780314153067

Pub. Date: 08/01/2004

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

This Nutshell presents an introduction to estate planning. Subjects covered include the transfer of property at death at will under the intestate law, survivor interests, community property, and "simple" wills. Addresses insurance, estates arising from status, Social Security, pensions, workers' compensation, and veterans benefits. Discusses charitable trusts, the…  See more details below

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This Nutshell presents an introduction to estate planning. Subjects covered include the transfer of property at death at will under the intestate law, survivor interests, community property, and "simple" wills. Addresses insurance, estates arising from status, Social Security, pensions, workers' compensation, and veterans benefits. Discusses charitable trusts, the rule in Shelley's case, the Doctrine of Worthier Title, the Rule Against Perpetuities, and the Rule Against Accumulations. Also addresses fiduciary administration and federal estate and gift taxes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314153067
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/2004
Series:
Nutshell
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
414
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Table of Cases
Ch. 1The Estate and Estate Planning1
Ch. 2The Transfer of Property at Death by Will and Under the Intestate Law25
Ch. 3Survivorship Interests45
Ch. 4Community Property60
Ch. 5"Simple" Wills74
Ch. 6Insurance105
Ch. 7The Estate Arising From Status: Social Security; "Private" Pensions; Workers' Compensation; Veterans' Benefits132
Ch. 8Trusts - An Introduction155
Ch. 9Future Interests - An Introduction186
Ch. 10Using Private Express Trusts; Charitable Trusts223
Ch. 11The Rule in Shelley's Case; The Doctrine of Worthier Title; The Rule Against Perpetuities; The Rule Against Accumulations242
Ch. 12Some Aspects of Fiduciary Administration271
Ch. 13The Federal Estate and Gift Taxes290
Index335

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