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Treatise Finder: Trusts & Estates

TREATISES AND SERVICES BY SUBJECT adapted for JMLS from PRINCIPLES OF LEGAL RESEARCH by Kent C. Olson (West, 2009)

Forms

These titles are just a handful of the recommended treatises covering trusts and estates. To see form books related to estate planning, consult the Estate Planning page of the Finding Forms Research Guide

General

Trusts & Estates materials are generally found in call number range KF726-KF780.

Related Subject Headings include:

Wills -- United States

Estate planning -- United States

Trusts and trustees -- United States

Inheritance and transfer tax -- United States

Multi-Volume Treatises

George G. Bogert & George T. Bogert, The Law of Trusts and Trustees (2d/3d eds. 1977-date) 10th floor - KF730 .B633tx, available in Westlaw

Jeffrey A. Schoenblum, Page on the Law of Wills (2000-date) 10th floor - KF755 .P146x, available in Lexis

A. James Casner & Jeffrey N. Pennell, Estate Planning (6th ed. 1995-2007) 10th floor - KF750 .C37

Austin Wakeman Scott et al., Scott and Ascher on Trusts (4th/5th eds. 1987-date) 10th floor - KF730 .S3

One-Volume Treatises & Hornbooks

Jerome A. Manning et al., Manning on Estate Planning (6th ed. 2004-2008) 10th floor - KF749 .M36

William M. McGovern & Sheldon F. Kurtz, Wills, Trusts and Estates (2005) 6th floor Academic Success - KF755 .M341 2005

David Westfall & George P. Mair, Estate Planning Law & Taxation (4th ed. 2001-date) 10th floor - KF6584 .W47, available in Westlaw

Illinois Resources

Illinois Estate Planning and Administration, Part of West’s Illinois Practice Series, available via Westlaw

 

Thomas W. Abendroth, Illinois estate planning, will drafting, and estate administration forms, available via Lexis

IICLEs/ IICLE Smartbooks These practice-oriented guides published by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education cover a wide range of legal topics.  Complete print sets of the IICLEs are available on reserve and in the research collection on the 6th floor.  IICLEs are also available online via the IICLE Smartbooks link on the library's home page.

Asset Protection Planning 2014 Edition
Litigating Disputed Estates, Trusts, Guardianships, and Charitable Bequests 2016 Edition
Estate Planning for Illinois Attorneys: The Basics and Beyond 2012 Edition (2 volumes)
Everyday Mistakes in Estate Planning 2015 QuickGuide‚Äč
Postmortem Estate Planning 2014 Edition