Law 205 - Wills and Trusts

Patrick D. Goodman

Patrick D. Goodman

Lecturer in Law
B.A. UCLA, 1991
M.Ed. UCLA, 1992
J.D. Columbia, 1996
UCLA Faculty Since 2001
Course Description:

This course surveys the law of wills and trusts. Topics include: intestate succession, wills (with an emphasis on execution and revocation), will substitutes, planning for incapacity, trusts, and problems arising during trust administration. The course emphasizes cases and materials arising under the California Probate Code. Materials for the course include a California supplement as well as a casebook. Estate and gift taxation is not covered in this class.

Course Information:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Patrick Goodman 16F 205 LEC 1 MTR 10:35 AM - 11:50 AM 4.0 No No
Textbook Information:
Textbook for Fall 2016 LEC 1
Dukeminier and Sitkoff. Wills, Trusts, and Estates  9th ed.  
ISBN: 9781454824572. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. REQUIRED $240.00