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Wills, Trusts & Estates Certification

Certified Attorneys

Definition

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.

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Board Certification Applications for Lawyers


The applications for initial board certification and recertification are currently being updated and will be posted here by the end of March.


You will be due to file a recertification application by August 15, 2016 if you were originally certified in 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006 or 2011.

The filing period for initial applications is September 1 - October 31.

General Information:

Exam Information

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Standards for Certification Of A Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Lawyer - Rules Regulating The Florida Bar 6-7

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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:
Laurinda Babers
The Florida Bar
651 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300
850/561-5697
lbabers@flabar.org

Wills, Trusts & Estates Law Certification Field Established 1986

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[Revised: 01-07-2016]