Professor and LL.M. Alumna Publish Article on Will Contests
Professor Margaret Ryznar and LL.M. graduate Angelique Devaux, ’12,have published an article entitled “Au Revoir, Will Contests: Comparative Lessons for Preventing Will Contests” in Nevada Law Journal. Their article considers methods to minimize will contests in the United States by examining the French legal system, which has been far more successful in limiting will contests. The paper is available for download on Social Science Research Network.
Professor Ryznar joined the faculty in fall 2012 and teaches income taxation of individuals, fiduciaries and business associations; trusts and estates; family law; international and comparative family law; and juvenile law. She is an editor for the Family Law Prof Blog and also writes blog entries for the Huffington Post website.