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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The trial court found that there was no genuine issue as to any material fact
respecting Doris's claim to the proceeds of the policy and entered judgment in
her favor as to the amount of the proceeds plus interest, a total of $3,154.09.
The judgment is reversed, and a new judgment is to enter declaring that the
assets owned by the trust (Wilfred A. Dunnebier Trust, I) up to the time of
Dunnebier's death can be reached and applied in satisfaction of a judgment
entered in favor ...
The father could realistically and perhaps wisely assess the capabilities of living
members of his family, and so, with respect to them, the father's informed
judgment, solemnly inscribed in an instrument, was given effect. But the head of