EARN COLLEGE CREDIT FOR ONLY $35
A COURSE WITH LAWSHELF!

LawShelf courses have been evaluated and recommended for college credit by the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS), and may be transferred to over 1,500 colleges and universities.

We also have established a growing list of partner colleges that guarantee LawShelf credit transfers, including Excelsior College, Thomas Edison State University, University of Maryland Global Campus, Purdue University Global, and DeVry University.

ELD-301: Wills and Testamentary Trusts

3 credits

Upper Level in categories: Estate Planning, or Legal Studies

This course has been evaluated and recommended for 3 credits by the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS), and may be transferred to over 1,500 colleges and universities.



Welcome to Lawshelf’s video-course on wills. This course covers the device that allows people to transfer assets after death, an exception to the general rule that gifts can only be given by living people.

This is an introductory level course and no prior knowledge of law or criminal law is required. It is also a strongly recommended course for anyone considering further study in elder law and estate planning.



Image

Wills and Provisions - Module 1 of 5


Image

Requirements for a Valid Will - Module 2 of 5


Image

Transfer of Property by Will - Module 3 of 5


Image

Fiduciaries - Module 4 of 5


Image

Creditors, Testamentary Trusts, and Tax Issues - Module 5 of 5


Image

Case Study: Stanton v Wells Fargo Bank


Image

Case Study: In re Estate of Frank