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LGL* 209: Probate Practice

3 Credits
(Formerly LEGL 231)
Provides a basic understanding of the fundamental principles of law and legal terminology relating to the control and disposition of property before and after death, the probate court system and the probate process. Students will be taught basic concepts concerning wills, trusts, probate administration, estate and gift taxation, and fiduciary accounting. Responsibilities, ethical considerations, and duties of the paralegal in the handling of an estate will be stressed. Students will gain practical experience through exposure to document preparation, file management, and preparation of forms for estate administration. Probate matters such as emancipation, adoption, guardianship and conservatorships will be reviewed.
Prerequisites: POL* 120  or eligibility for ENG* 101  or permission of instructor
Offered: Fall



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