C. Douglas Miller
Emeritus Professor of Law
Box #117627 Gainesville, FL 32611
EducationLL.M., New York University; J.D., University of Kansas; B.S., University of Kansas (with distinction)
Teaching & Scholarship
- Estates & Trusts, Income Taxation
LAW 6430 - Estates and Trusts (3 credits)
Registration preference will be given to students in their third full semester. Topics covered include intestate succession, gifts, execution of wills, creation of trusts, charitable trusts, ademption and lapse, and powers of appointment.
Prerequisites: Property (LAW 5400)
Law 6450 - Estate Planning (2 or 3 credits)
Using problems as the primary means of instruction, will explore theories and skills involved in estate planning process. Specific topics include: estate planning engagement; information gathering; estate analysis; identification of client objectives; development of remedial and conventional estate plans; and selection of fiduciaries. Students will complete an exercise in document preparation in a transactional context.
Prerequisites: Estates and Trusts (LAW 6430) and pre- or co-requisite Taxation of Gratuitous Transfers (LAW 6620).
Recommended: Fiduciary Administration (LAW 6440).