The library offers access to a wide variety of e-books and databases with legal information. Our e-book collection includes various practice guides, legal treatises, and self-help materials that can be borrowed and read in your Web browser or on an e-reader like a Kindle or an iPad. Our legal databases provide access to downloadable legal forms, case law, law review articles, and other legal information. Use the links on this page to access our e-books and legal databases.
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Retirement and Pensions
The titles below are available to you from home if you have a current library account with us. If you don't have a library account with us, Texas residents can register online. Learn more about how to register online.
- By Twila Slesnick. Published by Nolo Press. 2017. 13th ed.
Nolo’s IRAs, 401(k)s & Other Retirement Plans guides readers through the IRS rules that govern distributions from retirement plans. This book gives readers advice on how to avoid penalties for taking money out early, minimize taxes before and after retirement, and other issues regarding taking money out of a retirement plan.
- By Joseph Matthews. Published by Nolo Press. 2019. 24th ed.
This edition is a comprehensive guide to social security benefits, Medicare & Medicaid, government pensions, and veterans' benefits. Designed to help people receive the most benefits during all stages of retirement, information is also provided about disability benefits.