Wills Trusts and Estates for Legal Assistants

Author: Gerry W. Beyer
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454861294
Release Date: 2015-06-17
Genre: Law

Using an effective "learn by doing" approach, Wills, Trusts, and Estates for Legal Assistants emphasizes examples and applications, and includes hundreds of real life situations with detailed explanations. Students understand what the rules of law mean and how they apply in a real world context. The complete topic coverage introduces wills and trusts, intestate succession, estate administration, nonprobate transfers, and other estate planning issues such as taxes and malpractice. A balanced, experienced author team skillfully blends theory with practice. Extensive pedagogy reinforces the text, with marginal terms and a glossary, ethical points, checklists, practice tips, and sample forms. The instructor's manual provides a summary of chapters, a model course outline, exam questions, assignment ideas, exercises, and a research guide for wills, trusts, and estates.

Wills Trusts and Estates

Author: Gerry W. Beyer
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
ISBN: 0735588244
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Law

Highly respected ADR authors Michael Moffitt and Andrea Schneider bring their considerable experience and expertise to the proven-effective E & E series pedagogy. Dispute Resolution combines introductions to theory with practical exercises in decision analysis, problem solving, and various forms of conflict resolution. Features: Updated and streamlined coverage of arbitration, in light of recent Supreme Court cases Expanded and updated treatment mediation confidentiality, ethics, and the enforcement of mediation agreements Revised materials on Fraud and other negotiation misconduct Includes recent U.S. Supreme Court opinions, state and federal legislative changes, and common contractual modifications Cites and references to principal cases used in most leading casebooks

Understanding Trusts and Estates Fifth Edition 2013

Author: Roger W. Andersen
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 9780327189787
Release Date: 2013-06-19
Genre: Law

This volume updates earlier editions to continue offering efficient, yet comprehensive, coverage of the issues in a standard Trusts and Estates course. Although the book is designed primarily as a student supplement, some teachers have used it successfully as the primary text, supplemented by statutory materials, for both the basic course and for more specialized courses. The text's multi-layered structure allows students to use the book in different ways, depending upon their needs. Students using the book as a regular supplement to a casebook can read the text and ignore the footnotes until they need more examples or greater depth. The organization tracks the basic approach of most casebooks, and where it differs from an individual book, the comprehensive table of contents makes it easy to find what students need. By discussing many of the cases found in popular casebooks, the text helps students understand how specific issues fit in a bigger picture. The footnotes carry the student-centered approach a step further by briefly discussing tangential issues, offering additional examples, and again citing cases often found in casebooks. Even if the text does not discuss "their" case, often it will cite the case and place it in context. Each case citation includes a brief fact description to provide more examples of the way general principles can apply in specific situations. Further, the footnotes include numerous cross-references to other sections of the book, to help students identify the interconnections holding the subject together.

Wills Trusts and Estates for Legal Assistants

Author: Gerry W. Beyer
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 145485121X
Release Date: 2015-08-15
Genre: Law

Using an effective "learn by doing" approach, Wills, Trusts, and Estates for Legal Assistants emphasizes examples and applications, and includes hundreds of real life situations with detailed explanations. Students understand what the rules of law mean and how they apply in a real world context. The complete topic coverage introduces wills and trusts, intestate succession, estate administration, nonprobate transfers, and other estate planning issues such as taxes and malpractice. A balanced, experienced author team skillfully blends theory with practice. Extensive pedagogy reinforces the text, with marginal terms and a glossary, ethical points, checklists, practice tips, and sample forms. The instructor's manual provides a summary of chapters, a model course outline, exam questions, assignment ideas, exercises, and a research guide for wills, trusts, and estates.

Basic Wills Trusts and Estates for Paralegals

Author: Jeffrey A. Helewitz
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735571198
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

Basic Wills, Trusts and Estates for Paralegals, Fourth Editionthe concise text designed as an overview of wills, trusts, and estates for paralegal students, has been thoroughly updated to reflect changes in both state and federal materials.Written specifically with the paralegal student in mind, this user-friendly text provides:Aquick, simple, and straightforward introductionto all of the basics of wills, trusts, and estates law Comprehensivecoverage of the key topics, including areview of the sources of property law, trusts, and taxesClearly written textandlively examplesto help students understand the lawHelpful guidance on how to draftwills and trusts documents A step-by-step review ofhow to complete the entire federal estate tax returnA final chapter with a state-by-state analysis of trust and estate lawContinuing examples describing four different familiesthat give students a helpful point of reference in learning the intricacies of estate planningWell-developed learning and teaching aids:chapter overviews, highlighted examples, key terms, review questions, sample clauses for analysis, edited cases, chapter summaries, and end-of-chapter exercises An appendix withuseful formsA manageable lengththat makes this book ideal for shorter coursesCompletely updated, the Fourth Edition includes:New chapter questionsUpdated state-specific materialin the final chapterUpdated tax materialsincluding the new federal tax formNew and updated formsin the appendix Comprehensive and practical, this manageable text conveys everything paralegal students need to know about wills, trusts, and estates without overwhelming them. An instructor website to support classroom instruction using this title is available at www.aspenlawschool.com/helewitz_wills4 .

Wills Trusts and Estate Administration for the Paralegal

Author: Dennis R. Hower
Publisher: Taylor & Francis US
ISBN: 0766820513
Release Date: 2001-08-01
Genre: Business & Economics

"Wills, Trusts and Administration, 5th Edition," is an excellent resource for anyone interested in this area of law. Written primarily for legal students in universities, colleges, community colleges, business schools, and technical training programs, this updated fifth edition is also useful for bank trust officers and individuals appointed to administer an estate.

Corporations

Author: Alan R. Palmiter
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735578265
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Law

Examples & Explanations: Corporations is a practical and straightforward guide that has won enduring popularity by demystifying corporate law for students with no business background. Through clear introductions and visual aids, students are able to grasp the rules of corporate law and apply them in context, using the examples. A leading study guide in corporate law for over 15 years, Examples & Explanations: Corporations, now in its Sixth Edition, features: the time-tested and class-proven Examples & Explanations pedagogy --clear introductions are followed by questions in the form of examples (or hypos), followed by full and lucid explanations with analysis thorough coverage that tracks topics typically covered in a corporations or business organizations class statutes and cases presented in context examples that illustrate the intersection of law and business--and highlight the differences between the Model Business Corporation Act and Delaware law sensible organization that outlines the principal legal themes of corporate law helpful visual aids, such as tables and diagrams student-friendly writing style that neatly unpacks the intricacies of corporate law and requires no business background from the reader Updated throughout, the Sixth Edition includes: new cases on shareholder proxy access new developments in executive compensation new examples of institutional shareholder activism new cases on duty of good faith, the direct/derivative distinction, inspection rights, and the definition of independent director continuing coverage of Sarbanes-Oxley revised examples drawn from social responsibility and alternative energy business models Students struggling to understand corporate law will get more out of their casebook assignments and classroom experience if you steer them toward the help they need. Alan R. Palmiter's Examples & Explanations: Corporations is the leading study guide in this area--an authoritative, timely, and student-friendly aid to a more complete understanding of basic coverage, now in its Sixth Edition.

Property

Author: D. Barlow Burke
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735570313
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

The focused coverage of Examples & Explanations: Property, Third Edition , along with the proven Examples & Explanations format, which combines textual material with well-written examples, explanations, and questions that test the reader's understanding of the material covered, makes this text an invaluable means for helping students master the intricacies of property law. Among the features that have made this study aid a success: eminently clear and readable text six-part topical organization that matches the coverage of most first-year property courses and follows the organization of the best selling property casebook by Dukeminier, Krier, Alexander & Schill rich pedagogy includes boldfaced legal terms and visual aids, such as charts and diagrams, especially for common-law estates--a topic that lends itself to diagrammatic presentation the authors address principal cases used in most leading casebooks skilled and experienced authorship by long-time teachers and scholars of property law New to the Third Edition: updated coverage of takings to include recent Supreme Court cases Tahoe-Sierra Preservation Council Inc. v. Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, Kelo v. New London, and Lingle v. Chevron U.S.A. expanded introduction to trusts with clear and detailed descriptions of a trust, a grantor, a trustee, a life beneficiary, and a remainderman new substantive material added to coverage of: the recording acts the Third Restatement of Property concerning Servitudes (covenants and equitable servitudes) Private Nuisance--Chapter 27--adjacent and subjacent support updated coverage of the Rule Against Perpetuities many examples and explanations have been revised for greater clarity and effectiveness language in the text has been simplified where needed for even greater accessibility With its focused coverage, concise format, and problem-based format, Examples & Explanations: Property, Third Edition, continues to provide Property students with the help and confidence they need to master this difficult first-year course.

Corporate Taxation

Author: Cheryl D. Block
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735539679
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Business & Economics

The two-step method of the Examples & Explanations Series is especially appropriate for the complex and dynamic area of corporate taxation, and this new edition delivers precisely the right information to lead students to a deeper understanding of the field. The book provides a clear, straightforward introduction to the principles of corporate taxation, as well as examples illustrating how those principles apply in typical cases: the cradle-to-grave approach to the topic begins with incorporation and ends with liquidation, mirroring the way most corporate tax courses are taught distinctive Examples & Explanations Series questions and answers at the end of each chapter give students practice applying concepts covered in the text numerous diagrams allow students to make concepts concrete The Third Edition keeps pace with rapid developments: major new developments in the acquisitions area since 2001 are addressed in Part Five B: Tax-Free Reorganization changes resulting from the newly passed tax legislation, particularly those relating to dividends, are covered in detail in Chapter 1 (general tax rates) and throughout the entire text Chapter 12 includes a new example and explanation on acquisitions transactions all explanations now reflect the new legislation the entire text has been thoroughly update Join the many satisfied users who depend on Examples & Explanations: Corporate Taxation to show their students how classroom discussion actually applies in practice.

Agency Partnerships and LLCs

Author: Daniel S. Kleinberger
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735558564
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

The new edition of this successful paperback continues to be a study aid you can depend on to provide students with a firm understanding of the essential concepts and key issues involved in this complex area of law. Updated and revised, Examples & Explanations: Agency, Partnerships, and LLC's, Third Edition, delivers the latest information in the proven-effective Examples & Explanations format. The proven assets of this E&E include: clear, accessible, and engaging text that makes terms and concepts clear effective use of visual aids, such as diagrams and charts, to enhance and expand the text well-crafted examples that pique student interest and curiosity emphasis on areas that traditionally give students the most difficulty Updated and revised, the Third Edition offers: extensive and in-depth treatment of limited liability companies (LLCs) and limited liability partnerships (LLPs), including an integrated discussion of the newly adopted Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act updated agency materials that fully integrate the recently finalized Restatement (Third) of Agency refined coverage of general partnership law to reflect the ascendancy of the Revised Uniform Partnership Act (RUPA) revised coverage of limited partnership law to reflect the increasing acceptance of the 2001 version of the Uniform Limited Partnership Act

Estates and Trusts

Author: Stewart E. Sterk
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 1609303288
Release Date: 2015-06-12
Genre: Decedents' estates

This casebook presents a functional approach to Trusts and Estates. In addition to a focus on recent cases, the book uses questions and problems to focus student attention on issues that face estate planners, litigators and policy makers. In each chapter, it integrates discussion of drafting and planning issues with its treatment of doctrine and policy. In addition, this casebook is accompanied by power point slides to use in explaining concepts for which diagrams are useful, such as intestate succession, the elective share, anti-lapse statutes, abatement and future interests. The unusually helpful teacher's manual includes not only case summaries and detailed legal analysis, but detailed lesson plans and discussion questions for those new to law teaching. For more information and additional teaching materials, visit the companion site.

Copyright

Author: Stephen M. McJohn
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735552876
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Law

Now, the proven Examples & Explanations series expands to include a volume on copyright law. This brand-new study guide offers much-needed assistance in navigating the complexities of the field. Tailored specifically to student needs, COPYRIGHT: Examples & Explanations: covers all aspects of copyright law, together with international and theoretical underpinnings of the law builds student understanding step by step and allows students to work with fact settings, which is crucial to understanding and applying copyright law is totally up to date with relevant Supreme Court cases (such as Eldred, Dastar, and Grokster) and legislation (such as the Family Entertainment and Copyright Act of 2005) addresses developing judicial interpretation in such areas as originality, the idea/expression distinction, fair use, ownership, and scope of exclusive rights includes recent case law on Digital Millennium Copyright Act issues, including anti-circumvention, safe harbor, and subpoena provisions discusses areas of particular interest to students, such as music, open source licensing, and the Internet presents shorter sections covering related state law doctrines -- misappropriation, rights of publicity, and idea submissions -- and federal preemption allows students to study chapters in any order, to correspond to the sequence of your chosen casebook The Examples & Explanations format is used for maximum effectiveness: clear textual overviews introduce each new concept carefully chosen examples demonstrate the applications and are followed by questions straightforward explanations answer the questions and provide additional follow-up

Sales and Leases

Author: James Brook
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735577589
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Law

Written with clarity and humor, Examples & Explanations: Sales and Leases, now in its Fifth Edition, offers students cogent introductions, concrete examples, and illuminating explanations for understanding UCC Articles 2 and 2A. Updated throughout, the Fifth Edition of Examples & Explanations: Sales and Leases features: author Jim Brook, popular author of three commercial law study guides in the Examples & Explanations Series the proven-effective Examples & Explanations pedagogy that introduces new concepts through clear exposition and then provides illustrative examples followed by full explanations and analysis a graduating level of difficulty that progresses from simple to more complex comprehensive coverage that tracks the content in most courses on sales, contracts, commercial law, and commercial transactions clear and illuminating descriptions of law and transactions a modular and flexible organization that can be easily adapted to a variety of courses helpful diagrams and visual aids Revision Proposal boxes that signpost 2003 proposed amendments to UCC Articles 2 and 2A new coverage of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act As with Joe Glannon's Examples & Explanations: Civil Procedure, students particularly enjoy Jim Brook's informal and witty writing style that puts them at their ease while they untangle the complexities of sales law. You can feel confident about recommending the timely Fifth Edition of Examples & Explanations: Sales and Leases to your students.

Property

Author: Jesse Dukeminier
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454888017
Release Date: 2017-04-11
Genre: Law

A concise edition of the legendary casebook, Property: Concise Edition, 2E is perfectly suited for use in a four-credit course. Jesse Dukeminier’s trademark wit, passion, and human interest perspective has made Property, now in its Eighth Edition, one of the best—and best loved—casebooks of all time. A unique blend of authority and good humor, you’ll find a moveable feast of visual interest, compelling cases, and timely coverage of contemporary issues.

Basic Wills Trusts and Estates for Paralegals

Author: Jeffrey A. Helewitz
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735571198
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

Basic Wills, Trusts and Estates for Paralegals, Fourth Editionthe concise text designed as an overview of wills, trusts, and estates for paralegal students, has been thoroughly updated to reflect changes in both state and federal materials.Written specifically with the paralegal student in mind, this user-friendly text provides:Aquick, simple, and straightforward introductionto all of the basics of wills, trusts, and estates law Comprehensivecoverage of the key topics, including areview of the sources of property law, trusts, and taxesClearly written textandlively examplesto help students understand the lawHelpful guidance on how to draftwills and trusts documents A step-by-step review ofhow to complete the entire federal estate tax returnA final chapter with a state-by-state analysis of trust and estate lawContinuing examples describing four different familiesthat give students a helpful point of reference in learning the intricacies of estate planningWell-developed learning and teaching aids:chapter overviews, highlighted examples, key terms, review questions, sample clauses for analysis, edited cases, chapter summaries, and end-of-chapter exercises An appendix withuseful formsA manageable lengththat makes this book ideal for shorter coursesCompletely updated, the Fourth Edition includes:New chapter questionsUpdated state-specific materialin the final chapterUpdated tax materialsincluding the new federal tax formNew and updated formsin the appendix Comprehensive and practical, this manageable text conveys everything paralegal students need to know about wills, trusts, and estates without overwhelming them. An instructor website to support classroom instruction using this title is available at www.aspenlawschool.com/helewitz_wills4 .