Estate Planning Research Guide

This guide describes specialized estate planning resources for research in estate planning and estate and gift taxation.


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Journals & Newsletters

  • Estate Planning (WGL), (Library has 1973 - 2010) K5 .S7. Six issues per year; indexed in the Legal Resource Index.
    • Also available on ProQuest (1973 - ; full-text available from August 2002)
    • Also available on Westlaw (1985 - )
  • Real Property, Probate, and Trust Journal (ABA) K18. E24 (1966 - 2008); retitled Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law Journal (2008-), K18 .E247. Quarterly; indexed in the Legal Resource Index/LegalTrac and Legal Periodicals & Books.
  • Tax Management Estates, Gifts and Trusts Journal (BNA) (1985-), K24 .A7418. Bimonthly; indexed in the Legal Resource Index/LegalTrac.
  • Tax Notes 
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Law Journal Databases

Search these databases for law reviews and legal newsletters.