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Major Treatises by Topic

This guide lists major legal treatises, handbooks, hornbooks and guides by topic. It also lists important current awareness and reporting services for each topic.

Multi-Volume Treatises

Austin Wakeman Scott et al., Scott and Ascher on Trusts (5th ed., 2008-date). Print: KF730.S3 2006. (8 volumes).

George G. Bogert & George T. Bogert, The Law of Trusts and Trustees (Rev. 2d ed., 1977-date; 3rd ed., 2000 and 3d ed., rev., 2008).
Print: KF730.B65 1977, 2000, and 2008. WestlawNext. (20 volumes).

William Herbert Page, Page on the Law of Wills, Including Probate, Will Contests, Evidence, Taxation, Conflicts, Estate Planning, Forms, and Statutes Relating to Wills (3d ed., 2003-date).
Print: KF 755 .P34 1960Lexis Advance. (7 volumes).

Single-Volume Treatises/Hornbooks

David Westfall et al., Estate Planning Law & Taxation (4th ed., 2001-date). WestlawNext.

William M. McGovern et al., Wills, Trusts, and Estates: Including Taxation and Future Interests (4th ed., 2010).
Print: KF755.M35 2010.

Robert J. Lynn,  Introduction to Estate Planning in a Nutshell (5th ed., 2004).
Print: KF750 .L9 2004.

Current Awareness & Looseleaf Services

BNA Estates, Gifts and Trusts Journal. (Frequency: Bimonthly).
BNA Web.

Financial and Estate Planning. (Frequency: Weekly).
CCH IntelliConnect.