AUTHORS: Brown/Myers - ©2013
MINDTAP™ ADMINISTRATION OF WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES is a highly personalized fully online learning platform of authoritative content, assignments, and services offering you a tailored presentation of course curriculum created by your instructor. MindTap™ Administration of Wills, Trusts, and Estates guides you through the course curriculum via an innovative learning path where you will complete reading assignments, annotate your readings, complete homework and engage with quizzes and assessments. MindTap includes a variety of web-apps known as "MindApps" – allowing functionality like having the text read aloud to you as well as MindApps that allow you to synchronize your notes with your personal Evernote account. MindApps are tightly woven into the MindTap platform and enhance your learning experience. ADMINISTRATION OF WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES is an introduction to areas of law common to many legal practices as well as: Conduct preliminary fact gathering and analysis in order to begin the estate planning process. Use intestacy laws to determine how property will be divided when a person dies without a will. Draft, change, and challenge a will in a particular state. Determine the types of trusts, if any, that are appropriate for a particular estate-planning scenario. Prepare advance directives as part of the estate-planning process. Research, draft, and communicate matters related to administering an estate in a particular state.