What Is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law?

Jan 22, 2021


For something as personal as your estate plan, you want to make sure you get the most qualified attorney. It’s important to choose a Certified Specialist to be your attorney. Here’s why it’s important to choose Armine Bazikyan, Esq. as your estate planning, trust, and probate lawyer.

A California attorney who is a Certified Specialist in estate planning, trust, and probate is certified by the State Bar and helpful in many ways. Here’s how a Certified Specialist in estate planning, trust, and probate qualifies and what they can do for you.

How Does the CA State Bar Qualify an Attorney as a Certified Specialist?

 For an attorney to qualify as a Certified Specialist in estate planning, trusts, and probate, they must:

  1. Take and pass a highly competitive State Bar of California exam in their field. This exam is intensive and takes a full day to complete.
  2. Prove a high level of expertise and necessary years of experience in estate planning, trust administration and probate law. Then must submit information on the number of estate plans, trust administration and probate administrations handled over the course of their career.
  3. Have fulfilled the required mandatory education for this area of practice.
  4. Be peer-reviewed by other attorneys. Then, these reviews are submitted to the State Bar to verify that they have experienced the attorney’s work in the practice area.

What Is a Certified Specialist’s Focus In Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate?

 They focus in fields such as:

  • Preparing a will and trust
  • Minimizing estate planning taxes
  • Organizing succession of family or business
  • Providing asset protection plans
  • Helping with guardianship, Medi-Cal planning, and conservatorship.

Why You Should Hire a Certified Specialist

 Less than 1% of California lawyers are Certified Specialists in estate planning, trust, and probate law by the State Bar of California.

Armine Bazikyan, Esq. is a Certified Specialist by the State Bar of California who will give you what other attorneys can’t. With extensive practice and profound knowledge in her field of expertise, Armine will guide you thoroughly in your estate planning, trust administration or probate administration processes and will help you get the best results, where you will save thousands of dollars in the long run and protect your inheritance.


Book your free consultation with Certified Specialist, Armine Bazikyan, to secure your legacy.

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