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Publications of the Family Law Section

Annotated Texas Family Code (2016)

A project of the SBOT Family Law Section and the Texas Family Law Foundation

annotated codeInstant Download! Digital Product includes:
– The digital product includes a download of the text of the entire book in PDF.
– Texas and federal case and statutory citations are linked to the Casemaker database online.
– Also included are the full text of selected CLE articles from the TexasBarCLE Online Library.

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Family Lawyer’s Essential Toolkit (2016)

One copy included with Family Law Section membership

Includes such useful resources as a quick reference child support chart, minimum wage charts, generic examination guidelines and more.

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Family Law Checklists

Includes checklists for discovery, depositions, trial and more

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Deposition and Trial Testimony DVDs

Educate your family law client on deposition and trial testimony

The family law section has produced two videos on DVD (each approximately 20 minutes long) that will be most helpful to every family law practitioner. Both videos are for family law clients. The scripts were written by family law attorneys with only the family law client in mind. The videos were filmed in a generic format so that no particular judges or jurisdictions are presupposed.

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Predicates Manual

Essential information for offering evidence

Predicates ManualThe Predicates Manual was developed to assist attorneys in trial with the evidentiary predicates for evidence/exhibits commonly used in trial. Each predicate contains a step-by-step process for offering a pieces of evidence and the statutory or case authority for the predicate. The Manual was updated in 2012.

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Electronic Evidence Predicates

New supplement to the Predicates Manual

Electronic Evidence Predicates is the cutting-edge new supplement to the member-favorite Predicates Manual. The Predicates Manual was developed to assist attorneys in trial with the evidentiary predicates for evidence/exhibits commonly used in trial. The Electronic Evidence Supplement contains the step-by-step process for offering various forms of electronic evidence and the statutory or case authority for the predicate.

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Family Law At Your Fingertips

Quick access to the substantive law

Family Law at Your FingertipsFamily Law at Your Fingertips is an excellent research tool for quick access to the substantive law regarding alimony, protective orders and characterization of property (includes business interests, trusts, employment compensation benefits, reimbursement, tracing and reconstituted estates). Quick summaries introduce each chapter that are helpful when you need a quick answer, and the rest of the chapter contains a more in depth and concise analysis that will be helpful in citing cases or statutes in court or preparing a quick brief.

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Texas Family Law Practice Manual (3rd Edition)

Includes Texas Family Law Practice Manual digital product. Also available as an online annual or monthly subscription.

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In statewide use for more than three decades, the Texas Family Law Practice Manual and its predecessors have demonstrated their value to every lawyer who practices any family law—in drafting forms, answering questions, and making family law practice more efficient.

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Texas Pattern Jury Charges – Family & Probate

Includes a digital product containing the entire book as a hyperlinked and word-searchable PDF file

Texas Pattern Jury Charges - Family & ProbateIn the 2016 edition of Texas Pattern Jury Charges – Family & Probate, the family and probate charges you’ve come to rely on have been revised and updated to reflect case-law and legislative changes, including substantially revised guardianship provisions now requiring consideration of alternatives to guardianship and available supports and services.

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To order publications from the Family Law Section, download this order form and return to:Christi A. Lankford
Wilson, Pennypacker & Thomson, L.L.P.
8620 N. New Braunfels, Suite 101
San Antonio, Texas 78217Or scan and email to christil@idworld.netPurchase the Texas Family Law Practice Manual directly from the State Bar of Texas
Purchase Texas Pattern Jury Charges directly from the State Bar of Texas