Indiana Estate Planning and Probate Practice

A complete treatise and formbook covering Indiana law and procedure for estate planning and administration.
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A complete treatise and formbook covering Indiana law and procedure for estate planning and administration. Written by Indiana practitioners, this time-saving set is organized for maximum efficiency.

Each chapter contains a Scope, Synopsis, Legal Background and Research Guide, a Practice Guide, and Forms with comments and instructions.

  • Features exhaustive coverage of estate planning and will drafting
  • Provides a logical, organized approach to every stage of the probate process
  • Offers detailed treatment of tax planning and returns
  • Includes a Topic Index, Table of Statutes, and Table of all Indiana and Federal cases cited in the set

    First published in 1990.

    4 Volumes; Looseleaf; updated with revisions twice per year.

  • Table of Contents

    Volume 1


    Unit 1 The Attorney’s Role

    Chapter 1 Attorney Ethics in Estate Planning and Probate Practice

    Chapter 2 Malpractice Liability

    Chapters 3-9 Reserved




    Unit 2 Wills and Estate Planning

    Chapter 10 Estate Planning Guide

    Chapter 11 Standard Wills

    Chapter 12 Marital Deduction Wills

    Chapter 13 Charitable Dispositions

    Chapter 14 Beneficiaries and Testator’s Personal Instructions

    Chapter 15 Disposition of Property

    Chapter 16 Conditional Estates and Future Interests




    Volume 2


    Chapter 17 Powers of Appointment

    Chapter 18 Testamentary Trusts

    Chapter 19 Nomination of Guardians

    Chapter 20 Nomination of Executors

    Chapter 21 Codicils

    Chapter 22 Living Trusts

    Chapter 23 Antenuptial Agreements

    Chapters 24-29 Reserved




    Unit 3 Preliminary Probate Proceedings

    Chapter 30 Initial Procedures After Death

    Chapter 31 Initiating Probate

    Chapter 32 Unsupervised Administration

    Chapters 33-39 Reserved




    Unit 4 Probate Litigation

    Chapter 40 Will Contests

    Chapter 41 Contested Claims

    Chapters 42-49 Reserved




    Unit 5 Administration of the Estate

    Chapter 50 Determination of Heirship

    Chapter 51 Family Allowance and Elective Share

    Chapter 52 Settlement of Small Estate

    Chapter 53 Collecting Assets

    Chapter 54 Inventory and Appraisal

    Chapter 55 Indiana Inheritance and Estate Tax

    Chapter 56 Income Tax Returns for the Decedent and the Estate

    Chapter 57 Federal Estate Tax

    Chapter 58 Claims Against the Estate

    Chapter 59 Sale of Estate Property




    Volume 4


    Chapter 60 Management of Estate Assets

    Chapter 61 Accounting and Distribution—Closing of Estate

    Chapters 62-69 Reserved




    Unit 6 Removal, Compensation, and Discharge of the Personal Representative

    Chapter 70 Removal, Resignation, Death, or Incapacity of Personal Representative

    Chapter 71 Discharge of Personal Representative

    Chapters 72-79 Reserved




    Unit 7 Related Proceedings

    Chapter 80 Guardianship

    Chapter 81 Powers of Attorney




    Table of Cases

    Table of Statutes

    Index