9 Pages Posted: 22 May 2010 Last revised: 16 Jun 2010
Date Written: May 21, 2010
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).
Keywords: Estates, wills, donative transfers
JEL Classification: K10
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Waggoner, Lawrence W., The American Law Institute Proposes Simplifying the Doctrine of Estates (May 21, 2010). U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 198. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1612878 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1612878