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General Resources at the State Law Library
These titles provide a general introduction to the United States law on the topic. See the Texas specific publications in the box below. The resources on the "Practice Aids" tab provide more in depth coverage.
Texas Specific Resources at the State Law Library
These titles provide a general introduction to the topic. Please click on the Practice Aids tab for more in depth coverage.
About This Guide
Elder law covers a wide variety of issues because it deals with every area of living, as well as planning for the possibility of disability and death.
Forms for Making Your Medical Care Wishes Known
Having your medical care wishes down in writing can help ensure they are carried out.
Wills and Estate Planning
These resources can help you understand and control what happens to your possessions after your death.
These resources help you investigate options for long-term care.
Resources for handling the legal implications of major illness.
Funerals and Disposition of Remains
These resources can help you understand and control what happens to your "earthly remains."
Legal Research Guides from the Texas State Law Library
The Texas State Law Library reference librarians have compiled legal research guides for specific areas of the law. These guides contain resources that can help you research a legal issue. The American Association of Law Libraries has a guide for Non-Lawyers on How to Research a Legal Problem. If you have any questions, please contact us at (512) 463-1722 or at email@example.com.
The information provided on this page has been prepared for general information purposes only and should not be construed as, nor substituted for, legal advice. It is strongly recommended that you contact an attorney for advice specific to your fact situation. Your local bar association or the State Bar of Texas Lawyer Referral Information Service (1-800-252-9690) can assist you with locating an attorney.
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