Estate Planning Concentration Requirements*
I. Required courses:
- Trusts and Estates I (Law 771) [2 credits]
- Introduction to Estate Planning (Law 957) [2 credits]
- Introduction to Estate and Gift Taxation (Law 771) [1 credit]
- Use of Trusts in Estate Planning (Law 772) [2 credits]
One of the following:
- Taxation I: Federal Income Taxation (Law 742) [3-4 credits]
- Financial Planning and Asset Management (Law 771) [3 credits]
II. Two additional courses:
At least one of the two additional courses must be from the following list:
- Taxation I: Federal Income Taxation (Law 742) [3-4 credits] (if not used above)
- Financial Planning and Asset Management (Law 771) [3 credits] (if not used above)
- Estate and Trust Administration and Dispute Resolution (Law 771) [2 credits]
- Introduction to Marital Property (Law 771) [1 credit]
- Law and the Elderly (Law 773) [2 credits]
- Business Organizations I (Law 817) [3-4 credits]
One course of the two additional courses may come from this list:
- Real Estate Transactions I (Law 732) [3-4 credits]
- Family Law: Marriage & Divorce (formerly "Family Law I") (Law 822) [2-4 credits]
To qualify for the Concentration, a student must receive at least a grade of B in Trusts & Estates I and must have an average grade of at least a 3.0 in the courses used to satisfy the requirements.
A student who achieves a 3.5 average in courses used to fulfill the requirements will receive Honors in the Concentration.
*Under some circumstances, substitutions in these requirements can be made. Contact Professor Erlanger.
Questions regarding the above Concentration requirements should be sent to Professor Howard Erlanger at email@example.com.