Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    
    May 28, 2024  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LGST 220 - Wills and Estate Administration in Maryland


(G and TP/SS only)

A practical course in managing probate proceedings. The first of the course will be devoted to the types of Wills recognized in Maryland; the elements necessary to create a valid Will; and what happens if the decedent dies without a Will. The second half of the course will be devoted exclusively to the steps necessary to administer Small, Regular, and Modified estates in Maryland and to identify when Judicial Probate becomes necessary. PREREQUISITE(S): LGST 101 . Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly LA 120.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the preparation of a simple Will.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the probate process in the state of Maryland.
  • Describe the procedures utilized in administering the various types of probate proceedings in Maryland.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of when intestate laws apply in the probate process.


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