This book is designed for law school courses covering trusts. The cases, problems, and questions are drawn extensively from Texas materials and attempt to provide the student with a comprehensive understanding of how trust creation, administration, and enforcement are handled in Texas. Resulting trusts, constructive trusts, and trust accounts are also discussed.
Author: Joshua C. Tate
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Release Date: 2013-07-26
A TEXAS COMPANION FOR THE COURSE IN WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES introduces Texas-specific law that every student planning to practice law in this state should know. Developed and refined through six years of classroom use, these materials provide a solid grounding not only for the Texas Bar Examination, but also for estate planning practice in Texas. The statutory provisions included here are current through the most recent regular session of the Texas legislature in 2011, and incorporate important changes in areas such as the following: *Self-proving affidavits *Notice to will beneficiaries *Pretermitted children *Adult incapacitated children *Revocation of trusts following divorce *No-contest clauses *Community property with right of survivorship A TEXAS COMPANION features the following: Statutory provisions from the Texas Probate Code, Texas Trust Code , and other relevant statutes, along with excerpts from the Texas Constitution Thirty-four edited Texas cases, selected for their importance in Texas law and pedagogical value and tested in the classroom Citations and cross-references noting recent legislative changes Logical sequencing that tracks the chapter order in Dukeminier, Sitkoff, and Lindgren's Wills, Trusts, and Estates (8th ed. 2009), but may be adapted to any other casebook
Author: Cheryl Peat Nance
Publisher: Dearborn Real Estate
Release Date: 2003-07-01
The Eleventh Edition (UPDATE) of "Modern Real Estate Practice in Texas is the most comprehensive and current Texas real estate textbook available. Along with an all new chapter on control of land use, you will find many special features including: * In Practice and For Example paragraphs to apply theory to practice. * Margin Notes to direct attention to important vocabulary terms. * Math Concepts at relevant points within the chapter. * Website Addresses to expedite additional research. * Exam Prep notes and a sample salesperson license exam. Complete coverage of the new, 2003 Texas real estate laws! The changes in real estate law, effective on September 1, 2003, have been incorporated into this new edition. Teach and learn with confidence, knowing that your text's facts are up to date! This book also includes the new forms! With changes in law also come changes in forms. This book has incorporated all of the new "Texas Real Estate Commission forms. So when students practice on these forms, they know they are preparing for a smooth transition into a real estate career. New PowerPoint Slides! As technology becomes more sophisticated, so do the teaching tools associated with "Modern Real Estate Practice in Texas. These slides will make teaching a snap, whether they're used as a reference or used when teaching the class! For Example/In Practice Sections! Whether teaching or preparing to get your license, nothing takes you "into the field" better than these. They're certain to help students with real life real estate once they get their license, and they also make great teaching tools. This text is in complete compliance with the rules andregulations of the "Texas Real Estate Commission and License Law. Topics include: Introduction to Modern Real Estate Practice, Real Property, The Real Estate Market, Concepts of Home Ownership, Real Estate Brokerage and the Law of Age
Author: M. John Sterba
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
Release Date: 2002-12-01
The demand for legal opinions is growing while the ground rules keep changing. Keep abreast of the latest developments with the third edition of Legal Opinion Letters. This unique guide covers all aspects - drafting, requesting, receiving, interpreting and evaluating - of both client and third-party legal opinion letters. Legal Opinion Letters provides comprehensive coverage not only of the standard corporate and securities third-party opinion letters, but also real estate opinions, tax, intellectual property, bankruptcy, letters to auditors, international opinions, and liability just to name a few. Special attention is given to exposure to liability, an area of great concern to the opinion practice attorney. It also examines the current content of actual letters used to address these topics. All of this valuable information is provided in light of current case law, the ABA Legal Opinion Report, The TriBar Report and several excellent state bar reports. It is a contributed work with introductory chapters by M. John Sterba, Jr., and additional chapters by a host of other expert pracitioners. The advice you find in Legal Opinion Letters may very well affect your very next legal opinion.
Author: Gordon Morris Bakken
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Release Date: 2000
In this volume, Gordon Morris Bakken traces the distinctive development of western legal history. The contributors' essays provide succinct descriptions of major cases, legislation, and individual western states' constitutional provisions that are unique in the American legal system. To assist the reader, the volume is organized by subject, including natural resources, municipal authority, business regulation, American Indian sovereignty and water rights, women, and Mormons. Contributors are: Roy H. Andes, Dana Blakemore, Richard Griswold del Castillo, Susan Badger Doyle, James W. Ely, Jr., Brenda Gail Farrington, Dale D. Goble, Neil Greenwood, Vanessa Gunther, Louise A Halper, Claudia Hess, Kenneth Hough, Paul Kens, Shenandoah Grant Lynd, Thomas C. Mackey, Nicholas George Malavis, Timothy Miller, Danelle Moon, Andrew P. Morriss, Keith Pacholl, Laurie Caroline Pintar, Michael A. Powell, Ion Puschilla, Emily Rader, Peter L. Reich, John Phillip Reid, Lucy E. Salyer, Susan Sanchez, Janet Schmelzer, Howard Shorr, Paul Reed Spitzzeri, John Joseph Stanley, Donald L. Stelluto, Jr., Timothy A. Strand, Imre Sutton, Nancy J. Taniguchi, and Lonnie Wilson.