Deborah S. Layton (Wilmington, DE), an attorney and writer, served as director of estates and trusts in the Office of Gift Planning at the University of Pennsylvania for more than fifteen years. She assisted donors in making gifts through bequests, charitable gift annuities, and charitable remainder trusts. She is a contributing writing for Super Lawyers magazine in several states and for Delaware Today.
Features:Exposing you to the types of questions your professor will ask on the exam, Siegel s will prove valuable in the days or weeks leading up to your final.A great number of questions at the appropriate level of difficulty 20 to 30 essay Q&As and 90 to 100 multiple-choice Q&As provide opportunity for you to practice spotting issues as you apply your knowledge of the law. Essay questions give you solid practice writing concise essay answers, and the model answers allow you to check your work. An entire chapter is devoted to preparing for essay exams.In checking your answers to multiple-choice questions, you can figure out where you may have erred: Answers explain why one choice is correct and the other choices are wrong. To help you learn to make the most of your study time, the introductory chapter gives instruction, advice, and tips for preparing for and taking essay exams .The table of contents helps you prepare for exams by clearly outlining the topics tested in each Essay question. In addition, you can locate questions covering topics you re having difficulty with by checking the index. Revised by law school professors, the Siegel s Series is updated on a regular basis.
Whether grappling with modest or extensive assets, The Complete Book of Wills, Estates, and Trusts has long been the indispensable guide for protecting an estate for loved ones. In this completely revised third edition, updated to cover the latest changes in estate law, attorney Alexander A. Bove, Jr., clearly explains
• how to use a will to avoid probate and legal complications
• how trusts work and how to use trusts to save taxes
• how to contest a will and how to avoid a contest
• how to settle an estate or make a claim against one
• how to establish a durable power of attorney
• how to protect assets from creditors
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