Welcome - Elder Law LAWS 2224   Elder Law
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course will allow students to explore selected topics concerning the legal implications of our aging population. A wide range of topics will be covered including elder abuse, age discrimination, competency, financial management, personal care, assisted living and government financial and support programs. The topics will incorporate consideration of relevant legislation and legal tools such as powers of attorney, living wills, trusts, wills and guardianship. Topics will be addressed either from a policy oriented perspective, or with the object of the development of practical skills, or both.
NOTES: Assessment Method: For LAWS 2223 the 2 hour credit option: 10% class participation; 20% class presentation; and 70% take home examination and assignments. For LAWS 2224 the 3 hour credit option: 10% class participation; 20% class presentation; and 70% paper. Please note: registration procedures and waitlists are set up separately for each of the 2 credit and 3 credit options.
PREREQUISITES: Any one of the Equity and Trusts, Family Law, Health Law, Law of Succession, or Taxation I