Recommended Titles and Treatises
To help provide access to the Texas State Law Library's legal resources, the reference librarians have selected the most noteworthy titles in our collection and arranged them here by subject. The titles listed for each subject feature a brief summary written by a reference librarian, and each subject's titles are divided into those that are specific to Texas law and those that aren't.
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Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning
| Texas estate planning
by Kenneth McLaughlin. Lexis Nexis Matthew Bender. 1993.
KFT 750 T4
| Texas estate planning
by Dianne Reis. James Publishing. 2005.
KFT 750 R4
| Texas estate planning & probate manual
by Christopher Pettit. Juris. 2008.
KFT 750 P48
| Texas law of wills (Texas practice series)
by Gary Beyer. Thomson West. 2002.
KFT 209 T4 V. 9-10
| Texas practice guide: Wills, trusts and estate planning
by Ronald R. Cresswell. Thomson West. 2000.
KFT 209 T5 WILLS
| Texas probate, estate and trust administration
by Kenneth McLaughlin. Lexis Nexis Matthew Bender. 1996.
KFT 765 T485
| Texas trusts & clauses
by N. Dean Hawkins. James Publishing. 2009.
KFT 730 H39
| Write your own Texas will
by Karen Ann Rolcik. Sphinx Publishing. 2005.
REF DESK KFT 755 R6 2005
| Estate planning forms
by Rush Hunt. American Bar Association. 2009.
KF 748 H86
| Intermediate estate planning & probate
by State Bar of Texas. State Bar of Texas. 2012.
KFT 750 S7I
| Nolo's simple will book
by Denis Clifford. Nolo Press. 2007.
KF 750 C5
| Page on the law of wills
by William Herbert Page. Lexis Nexis Matthew Bender. 1960.
KF 755 P3
| Scott and Ascher on trusts
by Austin Wakeman Scott. Aspen. 2006.
KF 730 S31
| Tax management portfolios : estate, gifts, and trusts
by Bureau of National Affairs. Bureau of National Affairs.
KF 6289 A1 T35 no. 800-
| Tax, estate & financial planning for the elderly: forms & practice
by John J. Regan. Lexis Nexis Matthew Bender. 1991.
KF 750 R454
| The American Bar Association guide to wills & estates: everything you need to know about wills, estates, trusts & taxes
by American Bar Association. Random House Reference. 2009.
KF 750 Z9 A47
| The law of trusts and trustees (Bogert on Trusts)
by George Gleason Bogert (varies). Thomson West. 1977.
KF 730 B63
| Wills road map: practical considerations in will drafting
by Steve R. Akers. State Bar of Texas. 2011.
KFT 753 W55