The American Law Institute Proposes Simplifying the Doctrine of Estates
Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Michigan Law School
May 21, 2010
U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 198
This short essay reports on the proposal for reformulating and simplifying the doctrine of estates that was just adopted by the American Law Institute in the Restatement (Third) of Property: Wills and Other Donative Transfers (Tent. Draft No. 6, Approved 2010).
Number of Pages in PDF File: 9
Keywords: Estates, wills, donative transfers
JEL Classification: K10
Date posted: May 22, 2010 ; Last revised: June 16, 2010
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