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Estate Planning

Barnes, Richard E. Estate Planning for Blended Families: Providing for Your Spouse and Children in a Second Marriage. (Nolo, 2009). KF750 .B36 2009.

Clifford, Denis. Estate Planning Basics, 6th ed. (Nolo, 2011). Self Help Collection KF750.Z9 C585 2011.

Clifford, Denis. Plan Your Estate, 11th ed. (Nolo, 2012). Self Help Collection KF750.Z9 C59 2012.

Cullen, Melanie. Get Together: Organize Your Records So Your Family Won't Have To, 2nd ed. (Nolo, 2007). KF750 .Z9 C85 2007.

Godbe, Douglas. The Wills and Trusts Kit: Your Complete Guide to Planning for the Future, 2nd ed. (Sphinx Pub., 2006). Self Help Collection KF750.Z9 G63 2006.

Hurme, Sally Balch. The ABA Checklist for Family Heirs: Your Guide to Family History, Financial Plans, and Final Wishes. (American Bar Association, Senior Lawyers Division, 2011). Self Help Collection KF750 .H87 2011

Randolph, Mary. 8 Ways to Avoid Probate, 9th ed. (Nolo, 2012). Self Help Collection KF750.Z9 R36 2012.


Clifford, Denis. Make Your Own Living Trust, 10th ed. (Nolo, 2011). Self Help Collection KF734 .C57 2011.

Elias, Stephen. Special Needs Trusts: Protect Your Child's Financial Future, 4th ed. (Nolo, 2011). Self Help Collection KF480 .E435 2011.

Hanks, Liza Weiman and Carol Elias Zolla. The Trustee's Legal Companion (Nolo, 2010). KF734 .H36 2010.

Wills and Probate

The American Bar Association Guide to Wills & Estates: Everything You Need to Know About Wills, Estates, Trusts & Taxes, 3rd ed. (Random House Reference, 2009). KF750.Z9 A47 2009.

Clifford, Denis. Quick & Legal Will Book, 6th ed. (Nolo, 2011). Self Help Collection KF755 .C55 2011 .

Randolph, Mary. The Executor's Guide: Settling a Loved One's Estate or Trust, 4th ed. (Nolo, 2010). KF778 .R36 2010.

Warda, Mark. Make Your Own Simple Will, 4th ed. (Sphinx Pub., 2006). Self Help Collection KF755.Z9 W35 2006.


Boulay, D.-M. (Donna-Marie) and Mark Warda. How to Make a Minnesota Will, 2nd ed. (Sphinx, 2001). Self Help Collection KFM5542 .B68 2001.

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