Estate Planning

Students interested in Estate Planning need to be prepared to work with individual clients, counseling them on wealth transfers and related family issues. If you wish to specialize in this area, you may consider enrolling in related courses that would complement the core courses such as income taxation of individuals and corporations.

An analysis of property as a social institution and particularly of the dynamics of the system for recognizing and protecting competing claims to resources. Major problem areas to be studied include...

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E. Bawden J. Daar S. French P. Goodman

This course surveys the law of wills and trusts. Topics include: interstate succession, wills (with an emphasis on execution and revocation), will substitutes, planning for incapacity, trusts, and...

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G. Blumberg H. Slevin

This course is a detailed examination of the California community property system, which has long regulated property relations between husband and wife during marriage and at its termination by...

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S. Bank J. Oh K. Stark E. Zolt

This course is intended to give students an understanding of the fundamental concepts underlying the U.S. income tax. The course will focus on the statutory framework of U.S. tax laws, certain...

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E. Bawden

Survey of the federal gift, estate, and generation skipping transfer taxes, with emphasis on the tax consequences of various methods of transferring wealth during life and at death. While there are...

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I. Anabtawi S. Bainbridge S. Bank S. Cummings S. Kim L. LoPucki J. Park

UCLA offers basic courses in Business Associations. A course in Business Associations is a foundational requirement in the Business Law Specialization. Different instructors have different emphases...

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S. Bank J. Oh

This course introduces students to the federal income taxation of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies. Topics covered will include choosing the appropriate entity, formation of...

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L. Baldwin Clark G. Blumberg F. Olsen

This course provides an introduction to family law, a body of doctrine and policy the regulates intimate interpersonal relationships. By the end of the semester, students will be able to understand...

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