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Wills and Directives

This legal research guide provides information on topics such as elder care, wills and estate planning, and medical directives.

Practice Aids

Practice Aids at the Texas State Law Library

Below are some of the library resources aimed at practitioners that can provide further guidance on this topic.

E-books can be viewed by those who have signed up for a free library account with the State Law Library. Only Texas residents are eligible to sign up. Signing up is free.

If you are not able to visit the State Law Library in Austin, the print books listed here might be available at a law library near you or a public library near you.


State Bar of Texas Continuing Legal Education Materials

The State Law Library is pleased to offer CLE e-books from the State Bar of Texas. Below are just a few of the titles relevant to wills and advance directives.

We have many more CLE course materials available in print. For a complete overview of our holdings, please see our Continuing Legal Education Materials page.

Professional Articles

Articles in bar journals, section newsletters, and blogs can keep you up to date, provide practical application and are usually brief. Here you will find a sampling of the articles on this topic. Copies of articles not available on the internet can be requested from the library's document delivery service.