Lawrence W. Waggoner

University of Michigan Law School

625 South State Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1215

United States

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

From Here to Eternity: The Folly of Perpetual Trusts

U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 259, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2016
Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 498 (40,089)

Abstract:

perpetual trusts, generation skipping transfer (GST) tax

2.

Curtailing Dead-Hand Control: The American Law Institute Declares the Perpetual-Trust Movement Ill Advised

University of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 199
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 May 2010 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2010
Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 238 (97,243)

Abstract:

American Law Institute, Dead-Hand Control, Perpetuities, Donative Transfers

3.

The American Law Institute Proposes a New Approach to Perpetuities: Limiting the Dead Hand to Two Younger Generations

University of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 200
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 May 2010 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2010
Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 198 (79,955)

Abstract:

American Law Institute, Dead-Hand Control, Perpetuities, Donative Transfers

4.

Effectively Curbing the GST Exemption for Perpetual Trusts

Tax Notes, Vol. 135, No. 10, June 2012, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-007, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 274, The Shelf Project
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 13 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2012
Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 185 (128,511)

Abstract:

trusts, GST exemption, generation-skipping transfer tax, time limits, perpetual-trust, perpetuity laws

5.

Curing Execution Errors and Mistaken Terms in Wills

U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 207
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Aug 2010
John H. Langbein and Lawrence W. Waggoner
Yale University - Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 152 (134,050)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Wills Act, execution errors, Restatement of Property

6.

The American Law Institute Proposes Simplifying the Doctrine of Estates

U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 198
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 May 2010 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2010
Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 127 (172,761)

Abstract:

Estates, wills, donative transfers

7.

The Creeping Federalization of Wealth-Transfer Law

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 67, No. 6, 2014, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 356, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-019
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2014
Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 126 (177,785)

Abstract:

federal law, wealth transfer

8.

The Uniform Probate Code Authorizes Notarized Wills

American College of Trust & Estate Counsel Journal, Vol. 34, p. 83, 2008, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 174
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2009
Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 119 (178,800)

Abstract:

Uniform Probate Code (UPC), notarized wills

9.

The Uniform Probate Code’s Elective Share: Time for a Reassessment (With an Addendum Reporting on Post-Publication Amendments)

U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 208
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Aug 2010
Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 115 (189,991)

Abstract:

Elective share law, Uniform Law Commision, marital sharing, addendum reporting

10.

The Uniform Probate Code Addresses the Class-Gift and Intestacy Rights of Children of Assisted Reproduction

ACTEC (American College of Trust & Estate Counsel Journal), Vol. 35, No. 30, 2009 , University of Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-42, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 171
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2010
Sheldon F. Kurtz and Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Iowa College of Law and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 108 (202,315)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Uniform Probate Code, assisted technologies, posthumous, children, inheritance, surrogate, intended parents, sperm, egg, embryos, intestacy

11.

Congress Should Impose a Two-Generation Limit on the GST Exemption: Here's Why

U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 205
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2010
Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 103 (208,919)

Abstract:

Generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax, exemption, trusts

12.

Congress Promotes Perpetual Trusts: Why?

U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-015, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 349
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2016
Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 101 (195,963)

Abstract:

tax, tax exemption, Congress, perpetual trusts, private trusts, treasury department, perpetuity law

13.

Federal Taxation of the Assignment of Life Insurance

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 1977, No. 5, p. 941, December 1977, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 82
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 May 2007
Douglas A. Kahn and Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Michigan Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 94 (223,340)

Abstract:

Taxation, Life Insurance, Assignment, Estate Tax, Gross Estate

14.

'Perpetual Trusts: The Walking Dead' and 'Congress Should Effectively Curb GST Exemption for Perpetual Trusts'

Tax Notes, Vol. 136, No. 10, 2012, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-019, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 290
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 18 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2012
Lawrence W. Waggoner and Calvin H. Johnson
University of Michigan Law School and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 92 (223,340)

Abstract:

Trusts, GST Exemption, Perpetual Trusts

15.

Class Gifts Under the Restatement (Third) of Property

U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 266
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2012
Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 83 (232,690)

Abstract:

Class gifts, Restatement (Third) of Property, Wills, Donative Transfers

16.

Retirees Beware: Don't Worry About the British -- 2013 is Coming

Tax Notes, Vol. 136, No. 1, 2012, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-011, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 278
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 11 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2012
Douglas A. Kahn and Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Michigan Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 74 (269,294)

Abstract:

tax, taxes, retirees, dividends, capital gains

17.

Rev. Proc. 2005-24 and the UPC Elective Share

Michigan Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Sep 2005
Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 69 (275,530)

Abstract:

Wills, Trusts and Estates, Property, Tax Policy, Family Law, Law & Economics

18.

2012 Joseph Trachtman Memorial Lecture

38 ACTEC L.J. 1, 23 (2012), U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 332, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 305
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Jul 2013
John H. Langbein and Lawrence W. Waggoner
Yale University - Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 66 (271,354)

Abstract:

Uniform Law Commission, Donative Transfers, Property

19.

Tax Consequences of Assigning Life Insurance - Time for Another Look

Florida Tax Review, Vol. 4, p. 381, 1999
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 May 2007
Douglas A. Kahn and Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Michigan Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 63 (282,105)

Abstract:

Taxation, Life Insurance, Assignment, Estate Tax, Insurance

20.

Message to Congress: Halt the Tax Exemption for Perpetual Trusts

U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 206
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2010
Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 45 (330,636)

Abstract:

Perpetual Trusts, Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax (GST Tax), George Steinbrenner

21.

Why I Do Law Reform

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Uniform Probate Code: Remaking American Succession Law, Vol. 45, p. 727, 2012, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 321
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Mar 2013
Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 34 (351,957)

Abstract:

law reform, law review, Uniform Law Commission, American Law Institute

22.

Correcting the Record Regarding the Restatement of Property's Slayer Rule in the Brooklyn Law Review's Symposium Issue on Restatements

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 80, No. 3 (2015): 1015-7
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Lawrence W. Waggoner and John H. Langbein
University of Michigan Law School and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 27 (358,483)

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23.

Reformation of Wills on the Ground of Mistake: Change of Direction in American Law?

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 130, No. 3 (1982): 521-90
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 07 Aug 2015
John H. Langbein and Lawrence W. Waggoner
Yale University - Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 6 (368,824)
Citation 1

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24.

Marriage is on the Decline and Cohabitation is on the Rise: At What Point, If Ever, Should Unmarried Partners Acquire Marital Rights?

Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 50, 2016, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 502, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-007
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 25 May 2017
Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Michigan Law School
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Abstract:

family law, marriage, cohabitation, same-sex marriage, children, divorce, de facto marriage in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, and the UK, trust and estate law, intestacy, elective share

25.

With Marriage on the Decline and Cohabitation on the Rise, What About Marital Rights for Unmarried Partners?

41 ACTEC L.J. 49 (2015), U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-017, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 477
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2016
Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 0 (68,821)

Abstract:

marriage, cohabitation, same-sex marriage, spousal privileges, community property, family law, trust and estate law, social security, taxation