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LAW G803: Estate Planning I
Spring 2024 • Section 21

Course Description

This writing seminar addresses issues of accumulation, conservation and distribution of wealth will be addressed in this course. It examines the applicability of various pre and postmortem estate planning tools and techniques including wills, trusts, life insurance and inter-vivos transfers, together with the tax consequences which arise from their use. The generation skipping tax and the valuation problems encountered in planning and administering an estate are studied.


Day/Time Location
T 5:30-7:20 PM Klein 7B

Course Details

  • Kathy Mandelbaum
Credit Hours

3 Credits



Course Type
  • Writing
Course Modality


Fulfills J.D. Requirement
  • Writing Serial
  • Experiential/Professional Skills


Registration Info

Registration Notes

This is a Graduate Tax Program course. JD students must obtain permission to register from Professor Kathy Mandelbaum. This course is offered as a "hybrid" course. Most students take it as an exam course. A limited number of students may take it as a writing seminar. Request course number G513 to take this course as an exam course. Request course number G803 to take this course as a writing seminar.


You must have completed the following courses before enrolling in this course:

  • LAW 0600 (Taxation)

Equivalent Courses

You may not register for this course if you are enrolled in or have already taken the following:

  • LAW G513 (Estate Planning I)

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