Estate Planning Treatises
Estates and Future Interests in a Nutshell
Lawrence W. Waggoner & Thomas P. Gallanis
This nutshell is written for law students studying Property, as well as Wills and Trusts. Topics covered include possessory estates, classifying future interests, marital estates, concurrent estates, and powers of appointment.
Introduction to Estate Planning in a Nutshell
Robert J. Lynn & Grayson M.P. McCouch
This nutshell provides an introduction to the areas of wills, trusts, future interests, insurance, pensions, federal estate and gift taxation and fiduciary administration.
Manning on Estate Planning
Jerome A. Manning
This treatise offers extensive guidance to estate planning, including the martial deduction and nonmarital share, providing for children, gifts and generation-skipping transfers, grantor-retained interest trusts, life insurance, retirement benefits, estate and gift tax issues affecting business interests, family and partner interests in a business, joint interests, choosing executors and trustees, and the payment of estate taxes. Updated online.
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Page on the Law of Wills
Jeffrey A. Schoenblum
This seven-volume, comprehensive set features an examination of topics such as the History of the Law of Wills and Testaments, the Elements of the Will, Alteration and Spoliation, Probate and Contest and Will Construction. Volume 7 contains Forms necessary for estate planning. Updated with pocket parts.
Price on Contemporary Estate Planning
John R. Price
Extensive coverage of estate planning issues including life insurance, noncharitable gifts, limiting estate size, trusts and closely held business interests. Numerous forms, and checklists are included. Also includes Tables of cases, IRS sections, treasury regulations and miscellaneous federal citations. Updated by supplementay volumes.
Principles of Wills, Trusts and Estates
William M. McGovern, Jr. & Sheldon F. Kurtz
This treatise provides a brief overview of the basic principles of wills, trusts and estates, such as testamentary power, formalities, revocation, future interests and living wills. A table of Restatement references is included.
Scott and Ascher on Trusts
Austin W. Scott, et. al.
This multi-volume treatise is the preeminent set for researching the law of trusts. Some of the topics covered include the powers and liabilities of the trustee, third person liabilities, remedies of the beneficiary, ERISA and corporate fiduciaries. Updated with supplements.
Understanding Trusts and Estates
Roger W. Andersen
This study guide offers a concise yet comprehensive overview of the law governing wills, trusts, and future interests. It engages students with clear writing, realistic examples, and helpful graphic representations of present and future interests
Wills and Trusts in a Nutshell
Robert L. Mennell
Written as a study aid for students enrolled in Wills and Trusts, this nutshell focuses on such topics as anti-lapse statutes, disclaimers and pretermitted heirs.