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Wills, Trusts, and Estates

Essential Tools for the New York Paralegal

Third Edition

Ilene S. Cooper

2010. 464 pages. ISBN: 978-0-7355-8770-0. Instructor's Manual with Test Bank, and PowerPoint slides. (Ancillary materials also included on CD_ROM.)


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About the Book

Wills, Trusts, and Estates
Essential Tools for the New York Paralegal
f
ocused on New York practice, this complete text for Wills, Trusts, and Estate law for paralegal students covers everything from basic terminology to tax considerations.  Including examples and tips drawn from the author’s 20-plus years as a New York practitioner, Wills, Trusts, and Estates: Essential Tools for the New York Paralegal gives paralegal students all of the information they will need to handle an actual estate from beginning to end.

 
Wills, Trusts, and Estates: Essential Tools for the New York Paralegal, Third Edition, is the complete package:

  • broad coverage that includes intestate administration, probate proceedings, litigation, jurisdiction and venue, fiduciary duties and responsibilities, trusts, and tax
  • New York state-specific rules, forms, and reference sources
  • the full panoply of related forms in the appendix
  • a two-pronged treatment of ethics—including a dedicated chapter, and integrated ethical points
  • thoughtful use of visual aids, case summaries, key terms, sidebars, examples, and review exercises—to help students understand, practice, and retain the material
  • timely case decisions that illustrate points of law and statutory applications
  • realistic examples 

Updated throughout, the Third Edition provides:

  • recent developments in statutory and case law
  • a new section discussing the status of same-sex spouses under WTE law in New York

Comprehensive and designed specifically for paralegal students in New York, no supplementation is necessary when you’re teaching with the third edition of Wills, Trusts, and Estates: Essential Tools for the New York Paralegal.

Preface / Sample Chapters