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Hudson Valley Community College to Offer "Trust and Estate Law" Course

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8071 FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, September 20, 2001

The School of Business at Hudson Valley Community College will offer a three-credit course in Trust and Estate Law this spring.

The course, which is scheduled to run Tuesday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m., provides a general background in the law of trust and estate. Students will examine law pertaining to the disposition of property by the establishment of inter vivos and testamentary trusts, and by both testate and in testate disposition. New York State statutory law will be emphasized and relevant court decisions will be used in class study. The course is appropriate for those in the paralegal profession, as well as those in the financial planning field who deal with estate and trusts.

Spring semester courses begin January 14, 2002.

Students taking the course should have already completed a course in Business Law.

For more information, contact the School of Business, 629-7225.

Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 50 degree and certification programs in four academic divisions: Liberal Arts and Sciences; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Business; as well as programs run through the Educational Opportunity Center offering certification programs in workforce and academic preparation. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 9,000 students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and worker retraining.