LLM Summer 2014

Classes begin on Monday, May 19, 2014 through July 8, 2014

LLME 808-53

Estate Planning for Elder Law Attorneys

Professor William G. Baker

 

Online Class - Monday, 6:00 – 8:30 pm

Phone: 413-782-1423

Telecopier: 413-796-2067

E-Mail: wbaker@law.wne.edu

Web Page: http://kodiak.wne.edu/

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION AND OUTLINE

This course will consider topics in estate planning as they relate to elder law. The topics include basic estate planning, marital deduction, gifts to minors, life insurance and life insurance trusts, first and third party special needs trusts, and charitable gifts. The course will be taught online using the problem approach and drafting provisions as a solution to the problem. We will spend the first half of each class discussing the law about the topic, and the second half talking about drafting issues. Students will be required to participate in online discussions on Tuesday evening between 6:00 and 8:50 pm. Proposed drafting solutions will be due one week after the class with respect to a problem.

  

LLME 832-53

Business Succession Planning

Professor Frederick D. Royal

 

Online Class - Tuesday, 6:00 – 8:30 pm

Phone: 413-782-1422

Telecopier: 413-796-2067

E-Mail: froyal@law.wne.edu

Web Page: http://kodiak.wne.edu/

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION AND OUTLINE

This course will consider the issues that owners of closely-held businesses face in the operation and disposition of their business interests.  The course will consider the operational and transfer problems for unrelated business owners as well as the operational and transfer problems for family owned businesses.  Areas of study will include buy/sell agreements, life insurance, and alternative methods of succession.