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Legal Forms & Contracts : General Print Materials

Sources for locating language for legal forms and contracts.

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Books containing legal forms can be found in the UW Madison Library Catalog.

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General Forms

There are also a number of general legal form books available at the Law Library.  These sets contain suggested language for legal forms in a wide range of practice areas.  They may be found in the Law Library Reference Collection.

Treatises and Practitioner's Guides

Language for legal forms and contracts can also be found in practice area specific treatises, practitioner's guides, and other texts.  Although the works are not exclusively dedicated to forms, many do contain sample language within the body of the text or in special forms sections.

The following is a selection of some of the Law Library's treatises on the topic of contracts.

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