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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

Ebooks and Online Resources accessible to Case Law Users Only.

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. Online: 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

Ebooks and Online Resources accessible to Case Law Users Only.

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

Ebooks and Online Resources accessible to Case Law Users Only.

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

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

ABA Trusts and Estates Law. Online: ABA Law