Wills, Trusts, and Estates
All the great features you've come to expect in previous editions are here! Along with expertly selected cases, this superb revision delivers comprehensive coverage and a flexible organization with chapters that can be easily rearranged or omitted to fit every instructor's preferences. Written with the lively intelligence that has made this book so popular, "Wills, Trusts, and Estates", Sixth Edition provides exactly what a course in estates and trusts should offer to students: engaging lessons in thinking critically about problems in family wealth transmission.
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-- Clear, concise text -- combined with witty and insightful notes -- make this a casebook that students love to read
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-- Brilliant problems and questions encourage and guide students in considering and comparing alternative solutions to problems in family wealth transmission
-- An examination of historical roots, where appropriate, gives students a better understanding of some peculiarities of modern law and of the continuing growth of the law
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The trial judge granted Dobson, Law Firm, and Accounting Firm summary
judgment on the ground Dobson owed Judy no fiduciary duty because he was
acting as Mr. Minyard's attorney and not as Judy's attorney in connection with her
able to hold [Farr] harmless” is not sufficient to find the overreaching or abuse of a
fiduciary relation which is required to hold the provision ineffective. See
Restatement (Second) of Trusts $222, Comment d (1959).” We note that the
judge found ...
Thus, securities come into possession of a stranger to the trust and without bond.
Where, however, the box is in the name of the fiduciary as trustee, the
appointment of a substituted trustee is requisite before access may be had to the