Unit: School of Law
Department: School of Law
Office location and address
580 Massie RdCharlottesville, Virginia 22903
This course will survey significant issues in the law of aging, with special emphasis on intergenerational justice and the public policy challenges presented by an aging population.
The course will cover intestate succession; requirements for the execution, revocation, republication, and revival of wills and codicils; probate procedure and grounds for will contests; requisites for the creation and termination of private trusts; inter vivos transactions that serve as will substitutes; planning for incapacity; and problems in the interpretation of wills.
This course is a semester-long independent research project resulting in a substantial research paper supervised and graded by a selected law school faculty member