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GOVERNMENT/UNIVERSITY/BAR ASSOCIATIONS

Cornell Law School's Legal Information Institute - provides up to minute Supreme Court opinions, state law resources, and more. (www.law.cornell.edu)

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ATCEC) Site - Contains articles, tax rulings, etc. of interest to estate planning lawyers. (www.actec.org)

The UT Law Library's "Essential sites for Texas Lawyers" - links to primary and secondary sources of interest to Texas lawyers (utcle.org)

Thomas - U.S. Congress on the Internet - legislative information on federal legislation, including full text versions of pending bills. (thomas.loc.gov)

IRS Web Site - Official web site of the Internal Revenue Service and a great source of downloadable forms. (www.irs.gov)

IRS Written Determinations - PLRs, TAMs,& other IRS rulings for free beginning in 1999. (apps.irs.gov/app/picklist/list/writtenDeterminations.html)

The National Association of Elder Law Attorneys Site - information about the organization and mostly informative for members (www.naela.org)

The Harris County Probate Courts Site - information about each Court including staff and docket information (www.co.harris.tx.us/probate)

The Texas Computer and Technology Section of The State Bar of Texas -information source with many links (www.cs.sbot.org)

The Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section's Site - materials from Advanced Estate Planning and Probate Course and the Advanced Drafting courses since 1993 in a searchable format (www.reptl.org)

State Bar of Texas Professional Development Program Site - bar sponsored CLE , CLE opportunities on the internet and other links (www.texasbarcle.com)

Texas Bar Association's Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) Site - TBLS maintains an online Directory of all currently certified attorneys for easy access in additon to up-to-date TBLS events and developments along with standards , rules and regulations.
(www.tbls.org)

Harris County Appraisal District - tax appraisal records (www.hcad.org)

Texas State Comptroller - information including Texas State inheritance Tax forms and appraisal district information (comptroller.texas.gov)

The State of Texas Web Site - LOTS of information about Texas, Texas government, census, sales tax, maps, etc. (texas.gov)

Texas Legislature Online - free site contains information that Texas Legislative Service has, statutes, and downloadable Texas Probate Code (capitol.texas.gov)

LAWYERS' & OTHERS LEGAL LINKS

The Texas Probate Web Site - Glenn M. Karisch of Barnes & Karisch, P.C. maintains this site - excellent information on Texas probate legislation and spotty coverage of other Texas issues & includes some forms (www.texasprobate.com)

Estate Planning Links - Site contains hundreds of well-organized, time saving links to Estate Planning, Elder Law, Tax and related websites. Created by Dennis Kennedy in 1995, web site is maintained by Dennis Toman at Booth, Harrington, Hohns & Toman, LLP. in Greensboro, N.C. (www.estateplanninglinks.com)

Noel C. Ice's Web Site - Complete and exhaustive (if not exhausting) presentations on estate planning, trusts, and IRAs. Highly recommended as authoritative source. (www.trustsandestates.net)

Annuity.org - Service to make the process of selling a structured settlement or annuity simple. (www.annuity.org)

EMAIL LISTING FOR ESTATE PLANNERS

The Texas Probate Mailing List (Subscription Information ) - information for Glenn Karisch's Texas list for Texas estate planning, probate and trust lawyers (texasprobate.com/mailing-list-info/)