Tribal Wills Summer Course | L47xx

This is an intensive experiential course designed to develop professional skills by representing clients in basic estate planning matters. Students will first complete an online, month-long preparatory class covering intestacy, wills, client interviewing, Indian land policy, and specific New Mexico, Navajo, and federal probate rules. The second component of the course is a week-long clinical experience from July 7 to July 14, 2018, interviewing tribal members and drafting appropriate wills, medical powers of attorney, living wills, and burial instruction at Navajo Nation chapter houses near Gallup, New Mexico under the supervision of licensed attorneys. This course fulfills the Public Service requirement (PUBL). Permission of Instructors Required for Enrollment

Prerequisites: Trusts and Estates
Credit Hours: 4 for students who have completed Trusts and Estates; no academic credit available to students who have not taken Trusts and Estates
ULW: This course does not satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)

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