In its April 2011 edition, Consumer Reports Money Advisor recommends everyone have their estate planning documents in order. And to help people complete this task, the publication cites the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys as the source to find an estate planning attorney across the country. Consumer Reports Money Advisor is an independent, non-profit newsletter that offers expert advice. Read the entire article here.
The Academy is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up-to-date research on estate and tax planning, educational materials, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services. The Academy expects members to have at least 36 hours of legal education each year, specifically in estate, tax, probate and/or elder law subjects. To ensure this goal is met, the Academy provides over 40 hours of continuing legal education each year. For over 16 years, the Academy has been a highly regarded and sought-after resource for attorneys and consumers alike, and has been recognized by Consumer Reports, Suze Orman in her book, 9 Steps to Financial Freedom, and numerous times by Money Magazine.
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