|Wills Trusts and Estates Certification|
Wills, trusts and estate law is the practice of law dealing with all aspects of planning for the conservation and disposition of estates, giving due consideration to the applicable tax consequences, both federal and state; the preparation of legal instruments to effectuate estate plans; administering estates, including tax related matters; and probate litigation.
Thinking of Becoming Board Certified? Review a summary of the requirements.
|Board Certification Applications for Lawyers|
To download an application, click on the appropriate application. You will be asked if you would like to "Open" or "Save" the file (MSWord). It is advisable to save the file to your computer for future reference. Type in your responses on the application and print a copy. Attach any required documents, enclose the $250 application fee, and mail your application to: The Florida Bar, Legal Specialization and Education Dept., 651 E. Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300.
Your application for recertification is due by August 15, 2016 if you were originally certified in 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, or 2011.
Board Certification CLE credit hours are now available online. Log in to your My Florida Bar account, and select “Show More” in the My Board Certifications section. Check “Show All” and select construction law from the drop down menu. Select the “Credit History” tab.
If you were originally certified in 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006 or 2011, the Application for Recertification must be postmarked byby August 15, 2016. All requirements for recertification are to be completed by July 31, 2016 unless you file a recertification extension request.
1. You submitted an Initial Application for Certification by October 31, 2015 which was approved, but you were unable to sit for the 2016 Wills, Trusts & Estates Law Exam.
Sample Exam Questions
Standards for Certification Of A Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Lawyer - Rules Regulating The Florida Bar 6-7
Wills, Trusts & Estates Law Certification Standing Committee Policies
Standing Policies of the Board of Legal Specialization and Education
Wills, Trusts & Estates Law Certification Committee Members
Wills, Trusts & Estates Law Certification Staff Liaison Contact Information:
The Florida Bar
651 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300
Wills, Trusts & Estates Law Certification Field Established 1986