List of Useful Books

1. Overcoming the Inheritance Taboo - How to Preserve Relationships and Transfer Possessions - Stephen J. Hendlin, Ph.D

2. Preparing Heirs - Five Steps to a Successful Transition of Family Wealth and Values - Roy Williams & Vic Preisser

3. Counseling Older Clients - Second Edition - Allison Barnes, A. Frank Johnson, Nathalie Martin

4. Families and Estates A Comparative Study - Edited by Rosalind F. Croucher

5. What Your Lawyer May Not Tell You About Your Family's Will - A Guide to Preventing Common Pitfalls That Can Lead to Family Fights - Kaja Whitehouse

6. Family Wealth - Keeping It in the Family - How Family Members and Their Advisers Preserve Human, Intellectual and Financial Assets for Generations - James E. Hughes Jr.

7. Your Living Trust & Estate Plan - How to Maximize Your Family's Assets and Protect Your Loved Ones - Harvey J. Platt, Attorney-at-Law

8. Creating the Good Will - The Most Comprehensive Guide to Both the Financial AND Emotional Sides of Passing on Your Legacy - Elizabeth Arnold

9. The Family Fight - Planning to Avoid It - Barry Fish & Les Kotzer

10. When Parents Die -A Guide for Adults - Edward Myers

11. Working with the Ones You Love - Strategies for a Successful Family Business - Dennis T. Jaffe, Ph.D.

12. Beating the Midas Curse - Perry L. Cochell - Rodney J. Zeeb with Robert A. Strommen

13. Family Systems and Inheritance Patterns - Judith N. Cates and Marvin B. Sussman

14. The Psychology of Conditional Giving - What's the Motivation by Judy Barber, Probate & Property - November/December 2007

15. Caution: use power of attorney wisely - Dangers illustrated by Brooke Astor case by Correy E. Stephenson, Lawyers USA - Dec. 31, 2007

16. Guarding Life's Dark Secrets - Legal and Social Controls Over Reputation, Propriety and Privacy - Lawrence M. Friedman

17. The Handbook of Family Dispute Resolution - Mediation Theory and Practice - Alison Taylor

18. Caring for an Aging Parent - Sheryl Garrett, CFP

19. A Guide for Adults - When Parents Die - Edward Myers

20. How to Say It to Seniors - Closing the Communication Gap with Our Elders - David Solie, M.S., P.A.

21. Planning an Estate - Sheryl Garrett, CFP

22. Doing the Right Thing - Taking Care of Your Elderly Parents Even If They Didn't Take Care of You - Roberta Satow, Ph.D.

23. Lowering the Bar - Lawyer Jokes & Legal Culture - Marc Galanter

24. Estate and Trust Planning - Jeffrey N. Pennell and Alan Newman

25. Caring for Your Parents - The Complete AARP Guide - Hugh Delehanty & Elinor Ginzler

26. Organizing Your Estate - How to purge and direct property transfers to chosen family members by gift, bequest, or in trust while "thinkingly" alive - Holmes F. Crouch

27. Dead Hands - A Social History of Wills, Trusts and Inheritance Law - Lawrence M. Friedman

28. Grimms Grimmest - Illustrated by Tracy Arah Dockray

29. Mrs. Astor Regrets - The Hidden Betrayals of a Family Beyond Reproach - Meryl Gordon

30. Wealth in Families Second Addition - Charles W. Collier