Saturday, October 12, 2013
Professor J. Gordon Hylton (Marquette University Law School) recently published a casebook entitled, Wisconsin Law of Trusts and Estates: Cases and Materials (August 2013). Provided below is the description from Vandeplas Publishing:
This is a traditionally organized Trusts and Estates casebook that draws its materials exclusively from the case law and statutes of Wisconsin. The materials consist of judicial opinions from the Wisconsin Supreme Court, lower state courts, and federal courts operating in Wisconsin, as well as substantial materials taken from the current Wisconsin Statutes pertaining to probate, wills and intestacy, marital property, will substitutes, trusts, and fiduciary duties. A limited number of notes highlight the areas in which Wisconsin law departs from the national norm. As a consequence of the state specific focus of the text and the fact that cases are drawn from across the span of Wisconsin’s history, it is possible to see the way in which the law of wills and trusts (and professional responsibility) has responded to changing social circumstances and evolving patterns of wealth distribution.