LLM 334C

Probate Procedure

3 Unit(s)

The course will cover the types of proceedings within the Probate Departments of the California courts. Students will learn how to handle post death transfers that do not need probate administration, including summary administration and non-probate transfers. All aspects of estate and trust administrations will be studied. In addition, the most common probate protective proceedings involving elders, minors , and the disabled members of society will be covered, including conservatorships, guardianships, special needs trusts, and powers of attorney. Students will learn best practices guides and techniques. (Offered through the LLM in Taxation and Estate Planning Programs. JD students seeking to enroll must obtain the approval of the program director.)