Bibliographic Details

A concise guide to the nuts and bolts of estates and future interests / Andrew Beckerman-Rodau ; edited by Molly Rodau.

Author / Creator Beckerman-Rodau, Andrew.
Edition 2nd ed.
Imprint Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, c2010.
Description xii, 265 p. ; 23 cm.
Language English
Subject Estates (Law) -- United States.
Future interests -- United States.
Real property -- United States.
Estates (Law)
Future interests.
Real property.
United States.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record
Other authors / contributors Rodau, Molly.
ISBN 9781594607103 (alk. paper)
1594607109 (alk. paper)
Notes Includes index.
Table of Contents:
  • An introduction to basic property concepts
  • Transferring property: basic vocabulary
  • Types of real property interests: introductory background
  • Types of estates
  • Estates subject to conditions
  • Types of future interests
  • Types of remainders
  • Types of executory interests
  • Transferring estates and future interests
  • Creating and analyzing estates and future interests
  • Distinguishing between a condition precedent and a condition subsequent
  • Alternative contingent remainders
  • Limitations on restricting property rights: restraints on alienation and marriage
  • Limitations on future interests: doctrine of destructibility of contingent remainders
  • Limitations on future interests: the rule in Shelley's case
  • Limitations on future interests: the doctrine of worthier title
  • Limitations on future interests: the rule against perpetuities
  • Sample exam questions with answers and explanations.