holiday-blog-adPut down those practice manuals and jury charges for a moment to explore our more holiday-friendly titles, which make excellent gifts for colleagues and great reading for your winter break.

Might we suggest our Party Talk set as a show of appreciation for your colleagues? Every lawyer has likely heard the following: “So you’re a lawyer? Maybe you can answer a question for me …” But of course, most lawyers’ expertise doesn’t cover every possible area of the law. These appealing hardbound books address everything from family law to social media to criminal issues by providing pithy yet sound answers to a variety of common legal questions. And it even has pictures!

Interested in learning about the struggles and accomplishments of Texas women lawyers? Check out Rough Road to Justice. A fascinating look into the history of women’s contributions to Texas law, these stories increase in relevance and grow in our hearts with each passing day. Other empowering reads, such as The Noble Lawyer and Raising the Bar, carefully examine the higher calling of justice and how the greats went about their love of the profession.

Please check out the rest of our suggested holiday readings or DVD viewings for either yourself or a valued colleague. And don’t forget to order by December 18, 2017, to receive your books in time for the holiday!

From the Finest Family Law Practitioners in Texas

This summer, TexasBarBooks released the 2017 edition of the Annotated Texas Family Code. A project of the SBOT Family Law Section and the Texas Family Law Foundation, this newly updated and indispensable book contains changes from the 85th Texas Legislature and more!

Instant download! Instantly download the digital version, which is included at no charge with purchase of the book. Annotated Texas Family Code Digital Download contains the full text of the book as a hyperlinked and fully word-searchable PDF file to allow for simple, rapid navigation to topics of interest. It includes hyperlinked Texas and federal case and statutory citations so you can go straight to the case or statute you need in the free Casemaker Web Library. Additional resources in the digital download include full copies of more than one hundred TexasBarCLE articles of interest to practitioners.

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PROPOSED CHANGES: Texas Pattern Jury Charges—Family & Probate 2018

August 28, 2017

Drafts of changed and new language for the 2018 edition of Texas Pattern Jury Charges—Family & Probate are now available as proposed changes. Load the PDF in your browser by clicking the download button below. The committee that works on this edition strives for objective, well-drafted charges and commentary that accurately reflect Texas law. Your […]

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Are you using the TexasBarBooks Word Toolbar?

October 19, 2016

Are you filling out our Word forms with the TexasBarBooks Toolbar for Windows? Need tips on how to best use our digital products in Word for Mac? Click here for the full rundown. Windows users will find a how-to video tutorial and screenshots to guide you through the process. There are also download links to the […]

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Munsinger talks Collaborative Law on Texas Public Radio

August 12, 2016

San Antonio attorney Kim Munsinger recently made an appearance with Julian Schwartz on Texas Public Radio to discuss the process of collaborative divorce, a fresh alternative to the approach of  settling divorces in courtrooms. Munsinger is an expert on the subject and has recently edited our own Collaborative Law—Start to Finish. Collaborative law utilizes tools […]

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Updated Digital Product for Texas Collections Manual

May 11, 2015

An updated version of the Texas Collections Manual 2015 digital product is available for download. The updated version includes a corrected form 26-19, “Motion to Compel Respondent to Give Deposition in Aid of Judgment.” If you downloaded the digital product on or after May 6th, 2015, your copy already includes the corrected form and no […]

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Updated Word Form Collaborative Law —Start to Finish

January 23, 2015

An updated Word form for Collaborative Law—Start to Finish is available for download. Click the download button below for a zip file containing the updated version of Form 12. Save the file to the desktop and extract the Word document without modifying its file name. Then simply drag the new form into your Collaborative Law […]

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Updated Digital Product Texas Probate System, 4th Ed.

November 3, 2014

An updated version of the Texas Probate System 2014 digital product is available for download. The updated version includes a corrected and revised form 23, “Disclaimer of Full Interest in Estate” (a citation in the third paragraph was corrected, and other portions were rewritten for clarity) and a revised Special Instruction 58, “Who Inherits When […]

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Annual Meeting Panel Honors LBJ, the Civil Rights Act

July 28, 2014

Texas Bar TV has posted a recording of “Lyndon Johnson and the Civil Rights Act: A Remembrance,” the 2014 Bench Bar Breakfast Keynote panel at this year’s Annual Meeting. The panel features LBJ’s daughter Lynda Johnson Robb and Larry Temple, Austin attorney and former special counsel to LBJ. Author-attorney Talmage Boston serves as moderator. The […]

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The Texas Probate System: New Edition for a New Code

June 18, 2014

The replacement of the Texas Probate Code with the Texas Estates Code made the 4th edition of our Texas Probate System a uniquely important update. “There have been numerous updates and revisions in the past 40 or so years, but none as comprehensive as this one,” said editor James E. Brill, who has helmed the […]

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