Welcome! The Estate Planning Council of Manatee County is an organization of professional Estate Planners with backgrounds in several disciplines.

Our Mission is to assist the community in finding well-qualified professionals and in navigating the estate planning process. We seek to promote a better understanding of the dynamic relationship between the various professions involved in estate planning.

Our focus is on holding our members to the highest standards of professionalism and education, thereby ensuring that the public will have access to the highest quality estate planning services. We seek to increase the knowledge of our members, and increase public awareness of the quality services rendered by these members.

We are a member of the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils (NAEPC). It is the Mission of the NAEPC to promote the multi-disciplinary approach to estate planning by supporting local estate planning councils and their members and by encouraging the formation of new councils.


This site is offered for informational purposes only. The views and opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the Estate Planning Council of Manatee County. No decisions should be made based solely on the information on this site. A professional should be consulted prior to making any decision regarding the planning of an estate.

Estate Planning Council of Manatee County is affiliated with the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils and joining can fulfill the requirement of belonging to an affiliated local estate planning council to become an Accredited Estate Planner® (AEP®) designee. Please contact the national office at 866-226-2224 to learn more about the Accredited Estate Planner® designation.