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Now Available! Essentials of Water Resources, 7th Edition

Now Available! Essentials of Water Resources, 7th Edition

Edited by Mary K. Sahs and Holly Heinrich, and featuring over 65 authors, Essentials of Texas Water Resources, 7th ed. covers multiple topics, including surface water and groundwater availability modeling, surface water and groundwater transactions, flood management, water utilities, water districts, and water reuse.
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Switch to Paperless! Learn More About Digital Downloads

Switch to Paperless! Learn More About Digital Downloads

First it was toilet paper, now it’s the printed word. Fortunately, Texas Bar Books is prepared! The worldwide paper shortage is affecting Texas Bar Books and publishers around the globe.
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Running List of Texas Supreme Court Emergency Orders affecting Texas Bar Books Practice Manuals

Running List of Texas Supreme Court Emergency Orders affecting Texas Bar Books Practice Manuals

The Texas Supreme Court has issued a number of temporary emergency orders in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, some of which are relevant to TexasBarBooks practice manuals.
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New 2022 Edition! Texas Pattern Jury Charges—Family & Probate

New 2022 Edition! Texas Pattern Jury Charges—Family & Probate

Written by a committee of 25 members of the bench and bar, this book is intended to assist in preparing the court’s charge in jury cases. It provides definitions, instructions, and questions needed to submit jury charges in family law, probate, guardianship, trust, and involuntary commitment cases.
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Family Law Essentials—Giving Back to Your Community

Family Law Essentials—Giving Back to Your Community

Since 2006, Texas Bar Books has teamed up with the Legal Access Division of the State Bar of Texas to provide a complimentary annual subscription to Texas Family Law Practice Manual Online to every attendee of the Family Law Essentials seminars who agrees to accept four pro bono cases. All other registrants will receive 25% off an annual subscription.
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The Top 5 Reasons You Should Give Texas Bar Books Titles for the Holidays

The Top 5 Reasons You Should Give Texas Bar Books Titles for the Holidays

To help kick off our annual holiday sale, we're listing the top 5 reasons why you should give Texas Bar Books titles to your fellow lawyers this holiday season.
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New from Texas Bar Books! The Depositions Reference Card

New from Texas Bar Books! The Depositions Reference Card

New from Texas Bar Books! The Depositions Reference Card  Written byTexas Bar Books Staff Share this Post Quickly get the support you need with this handy and helpful resource. Learn the basics of depositions with this laminated bifold card, which provides guidance to the relevant Texas Rules of Civil Procedure. It includes:   Preparation checklist  Reference for deposing experts  Depositions on written questions  Abuse of the rules and...
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The Casemaker-Fastcase Merger: What you need to know to make the most of the new platform

The Casemaker-Fastcase Merger: What you need to know to make the most of the new platform

The State Bar of Texas has provided free access to legal research through both Fastcase and Casemaker as a member benefit for many years. In January, Fastcase and Casemaker merged and will be combining to offer a comprehensive set of tools and products under one platform: Fastcase.
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Grammar Tip: Hyphenating Compound Adjectives

Grammar Tip: Hyphenating Compound Adjectives

Hyphens play a wide variety of roles in written English. One of those roles is to add clarity to compound adjectives (adjectives made of two or more words) that immediately precede and modify nouns in sentences.
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Texas Criminal Pattern Jury Charges—Crimes against Persons and Property Special Supplement Released

Texas Criminal Pattern Jury Charges—Crimes against Persons and Property Special Supplement Released

The Texas Criminal Pattern Jury Charges—Crimes against Persons and Property special supplement, affecting CPJC 91.8 (Lesser Included Offense Analysis and Relationship between Trespass and Burglary) and CPJC 91.10 (Terminology: “Of Another” and “Ownership”), clarifies certain aspects of the crimes of burglary and criminal trespassing.
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Attention: Download Your New Version of Guardianship Alternatives

Attention: Download Your New Version of Guardianship Alternatives

In August 2021, the Guardianship Alternatives digital download was updated.
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Now Available! Annotated Texas Family Code, 2021 Edition

Now Available! Annotated Texas Family Code, 2021 Edition

The 2021 edition of Annotated Texas Family Code, a joint project of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Family Law Foundation, is now available for purchase.
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New from Texas Bar Books! The Texas Deceptive Trade Practice Act Reference Card

New from Texas Bar Books! The Texas Deceptive Trade Practice Act Reference Card

Quickly get the support you need with this convenient trifold guide.
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Important Update: Essentials of Texas Firearms Law to be Discontinued

Important Update: Essentials of Texas Firearms Law to be Discontinued

The Texas Legislature during its 2021 Regular Session substantially revised the state’s firearms laws through the enactment of House Bills 1927 and 2112 and Senate Bill 550, which all become effective on September 1, 2021.
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DITCH THE BINDERS! THE NEW EDITION OF THE TEXAS REAL ESTATE FORMS MANUAL IS NOW A SOFTBOUND BOOK!

DITCH THE BINDERS! THE NEW EDITION OF THE TEXAS REAL ESTATE FORMS MANUAL IS NOW A SOFTBOUND BOOK!

The new 2021 edition of the Texas Real Estate Forms Manual, now in a more attractive and convenient softbound format, contains case law updates, additional information to aid practicing attorneys, and more than a dozen new forms.
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Now Available! Essentials of E-Discovery, 2nd edition

Now Available! Essentials of E-Discovery, 2nd edition

Texas Bar Books is proud to offer the new Essentials of E-Discovery, 2nd edition. Learn about all the evolving legal issues encountered during the electronic discovery process.
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James E. Brill: A Tribute to a Dear Friend and Colleague

James E. Brill: A Tribute to a Dear Friend and Colleague

We are profoundly saddened by the death of Texas lawyer James E. Brill. Mr. Brill, who specialized in probate, estate planning, and real estate law, was very well regarded in this state and a recipient of multiple awards.
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Attention: Download Your New Version of Texas Pattern Jury Charges—Family & Probate

Attention: Download Your New Version of Texas Pattern Jury Charges—Family & Probate Written byTexas Bar Books Staff Share this Post In March 2022, the Texas Pattern Jury Charges—Family & Probate, 2022 edition digital download was updated. There was a small correction to the language in the jury charge in Question 3 of PJC 204.1—Reimbursement. Question 3’s language now more closely parallels the language of Question...
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Now Available! Texas Business Organizations Manual, 2020 Edition

Now Available! Texas Business Organizations Manual, 2020 Edition

The new edition of the Texas Business Organizations Manual, now in a more attractive and convenient softbound format, contains updates based on 2019 legislation and recent rule changes and reflects decisions made through the court term ending in August 2019.
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Attn: Download New Forms for Required Disclosures under Amended Discovery Rules

Attn: Download New Forms for Required Disclosures under Amended Discovery Rules

Discovery in suits filed on or after January 1, 2021, is governed by recently amended rules.
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