Wills and Directives
Here you will find information you may need when planning for the possibility of becoming disabled or incapacitated, or when creating plans for your property, estate, or remains after you die.
If you need information about how to take care of someone else's will, property, or estate after they have died, see our research guide on probate.
Having your medical care wishes down in writing can help ensure they are carried out.
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.
These resources can help you understand and control what happens to your "earthly remains."
These e-books contain information on estate planning and wills. These 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.
Additional agencies, organizations and contacts that may have resources to assist you.