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
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perpetual trusts, generation skipping transfer (GST) tax

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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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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

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

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

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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 301 (142,246)
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American Law Institute, Dead-Hand Control, Perpetuities, Donative Transfers

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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 218 (195,588)
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Wills Act, execution errors, Restatement of Property

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

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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
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Estates, wills, donative transfers

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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
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federal law, wealth transfer

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

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

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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
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Uniform Probate Code (UPC), notarized wills

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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 137 (290,304)
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Generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax, exemption, trusts

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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 126 (309,215)
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Uniform Probate Code, assisted technologies, posthumous, children, inheritance, surrogate, intended parents, sperm, egg, embryos, intestacy

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

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'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
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Trusts, GST Exemption, Perpetual Trusts

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

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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
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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
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Uniform Law Commission, Donative Transfers, Property

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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: 26 Mar 2018
Douglas A. Kahn and Lawrence W. Waggoner
University of Michigan Law School and University of Michigan Law School
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tax, taxes, retirees, dividends, capital gains

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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
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Taxation, Life Insurance, Assignment, Estate Tax, Insurance

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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 76 (428,152)
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Wills, Trusts and Estates, Property, Tax Policy, Family Law, Law & Economics

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

24.

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

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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
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