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LAW8721 Estate Planning

Short Description: Estate Planning
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 4
ASCED code : 090999 - Law not elsewhere classified
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: DJUR or LLBH or LLMC
Co-requisite: LAW8001 or LAW5111


This course provides the fundamental legal knowledge required for effective taxation and estate planning. The course provides a structured approach for effective taxation and estate planning by commencing with the purpose of estate planning, duties of care and professional responsibilities. Students will learn and have opportunities to apply legal problem solving skills in the areas of wills, testamentary trusts, taxation of estates, family breakdown before and after death, business and superannuation succession planning. Students will be assessed via two in-depth case studies which focus on the research and application of legal principles relevant both pre and post death.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 7 December 2021