LAW Estate Planning
Employment Law: Employee Benefits
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] [ Transactional ] as a Related Elective for those interested in Estate Planning : Students interested in an employee benefits practice who envision serving an individual client base should consider at least one course in estate planning, which is highly tax driven. This course covers the basic estate and gift tax principles, and applies those principles in a survey of estate planning principles and techniques, including charitable planning and planning for special situations, such as for the owners of closely held businesses.
General course Description:
This class will cover the basics of the gift and estate tax system and estate plannng principles. With these fundamentals, the course wil then examine basic and advanced estate plannng and wealth transfer techniques, including wills, various types of trusts, titling property, gifts during lifetime, handling closely held businessesand valuation matters--with an emphasis on how to use these tools in planning an estate to meet the objectives of a couple or individual. Probate of an estate, durable power of attorneys, conservatorships, and planning for other life situations will be explored.
Course Style: A Substantive/Statutory course deals with law, theory, and policy in the context of a particular code or statutory scheme.