• Practical Estate Planning – 6817

    Spring 2020




  • Prerequisites

    Prereq or Coreq: LAW 6153 Wills & Trusts or LAW 6151 Estate Planning

    Grad. Requirements
    • Upper Division Legal Writing
    Subject Area
    • Business Law *
    • Family Law *
    • Tax Law
    Student Year
    Upper Division, LL.M.
    Grade Base
    A - F
    Course type

This course will focus on the day to day life of the estate planning lawyer, from the initial client interview and analysis of financial data to the implementation of appropriate planning techniques based upon a client’s situation and assets. Subjects addressed will include: ethical considerations; probate and methods for avoiding it; use of trusts; gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer tax planning; planning with life insurance; planning with retirement assets; planning for charitable gifts and bequests; planning for lifetime gifting to individuals; post-mortem planning and premarital agreements.

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-5000

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