PROBATE

Butler v. Butler, 253 Iowa 1084, 144 N.W.2d 595 (1962)—Proof of Existence of Trust from Circumstantial Evidence of Settlor’s Declaration Results in Enforceable Oral Trust…..15:53

Class Gifts in Iowa…..21:167

Estate of Lincoln v. Briggs (Iowa 1972)—The Unpaid Purchase Price of Real Estate Situated in Another State, Evidenced by Articles of Agreement, Executed by the Decedent Vendor, Is Properly Subject to a Succession Inheritance Tax in the State of the Owner’s Domicile…..22:422

Hamilton v. Nielsen (7th Cir. 1982)—Federal Courts Have Subject Matter Jurisdiction to Decide Cases Involving Actions Against Executors of Estates for Mismanagement of Trust Assets…..32:262

In re Estate of Stamets (Iowa 1967)—Funds of a Joint Tenant Bank Account May Be Subject to Claims for the Deceased Joint Tenant’s Funeral Expenses…..17:132

In re Estate of Wolfe (Iowa 1973)—Collision Insurance Proceeds Resulting from Accident Wherein Decedent was Killed and Decedent’s Automobile, Which was the Subject of a Specific Bequest in Decedent’s Will, was Totally Destroyed, Pass to the Specific Legatee and There Is No Ademption of the Bequest of the Vehicle…..23:478

The Iowa Title Standards I…..2:76

Pennsylvania Bank & Trust Co. v. United States (3rd Cir. 1979)—“Exercisable” in I.R.C. Section 2041 Refers to the Scope of the Power Set Forth in the Granting Instrument, Not to the Donee’s Actual Capacity to Exercise It, and Therefore, a Decedent’s Incompetency to Exercise His General Power of Appointment Is Immaterial for Estate Tax Purposes…..29:479

Planning for Administration of Estates and Trusts…..13:113

Pope and Iowa Probate…..39:575

Porter v. Porter, 286 N.W.2d 649 (Iowa 1979)—When, After Making a Will, the Testator Is Divorced and All Will Provisions in Favor of His Spouse Are Thereby Revoked by Operation of Law, Bequests Which Are Contingent on the Testator’s Spouse Predeceasing the Testator Are Not Automatically Revoked if the Divorced Spouse Survives the Testator…..30:181

Proprietary and Probate Law…..20:303

Repeal of the Death Tax? Shoving Aside the Rhetoric to Determine the Consequences of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001…..51:633

Section 2032A: Did We Save the Family Farm?…..29:15

Testamentary Capacity in Iowa…..20:369

Testamentary Undue Influence in Iowa…..18:255

Tulsa Professional Collection Services v. Pope: Analysis and Application by the Courts…..39:179