Recommended Titles and Treatises

The American Bar Association guide to wills & estates: everything you need to know about wills, estates, trusts & taxes

by American Bar Association. Random House Reference. 3rd edition. 2009.
366 pages.

This title provides an overview of planning an estate, preparing a will or trust, and minimizing inheritance taxes. It is organized in easy-to-follow chapters with sidebars containing tips, checklists, and key information. Some specific topics covered are: determining what to put in an estate plan, deciding whether to prepare a will, trust, or living trust, avoiding and reducing estate taxes, and transfering property without a will with substitutes such as life insurance and joint tenancy.

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