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Official Catalog January 2021 
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PLEG250 - Estate Planning: Wills, Trusts, and Probate

Semester Credit Hour(s) 3
This course is designed to provide students an overview of estate planning with particular emphasis on the law of wills, trusts, and probate. Through in-depth study of this material, students will learn how the law of estate planning interrelates with other areas of law and will gain an understanding of the responsibilities of the paralegal in this area of law. Through multiple hands-on drafting projects, students will develop the professional skills necessary to support attorneys practicing in this field. Finally, students will evaluate the many ethical issues that arise in this practice area and learn strategies to avoid the appearance of impropriety and unauthorized practice of law when dealing with the day-to-day operations of a legal practice setting

Prerequisite(s): PLEG 100