Estate Planning and Probate Law

Estate Planning and Probate Law involves issues related to conserving and protecting property through wills and trusts, transferring property through gifts and wills, providing financial resources for minors, probate proceedings, elder law issues, minimizing taxes on estates and more.

Lawyers in this area are involved in a wide range of services, from consulting and advising clients regarding estate planning to drafting legal documents to representing clients before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and more. 

Click here to review the Standards for Certification in Estate Planning and Probate Law.

Board Certified Difference - Estate Planning and Probate Law

Why choose a lawyer Board Certified in Estate Planning & Probate Law? Qualifications include:

  • Practice law fulltime for at least 5 years as an active member of the State Bar of Texas;
  • At least 3 years of Estate Planning & Probate Law experience with a yearly minimum 25% substantial involvement in Estate Planning & Probate Law;
  • Application evaluation by judges and current Board Certified lawyers;
  • 60 or more hours of Estate Planning & Probate Law continuing legal education; and
  • Pass a comprehensive 6-hour examination in Estate Planning and Probate Law. Click here to review the Exam Specifications.  
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Board Certified Estate Planning and Probate Law Lawyers in Texas

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Estate Planning and Probate Law Board Certification Launched

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