Attorney Richard named Accredited Estate Planner® Designee

Timothy G. Richard is newly certified as an Accredited Estate Planner® (AEP®) designee by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC). Richard is an attorney and shareholder with the Serkland Law Firm in Fargo.

The AEP® designation is a graduate level, multi-disciplinary specialization in estate planning. It is awarded by the NAEPC to recognize estate planning professionals who meet stringent requirements of experience, knowledge, education, professional reputation, and character. An AEP® designee must embrace the team concept of estate planning and adhere to the NAEPC Code of Ethics, as well as participate in an annual renewal and recertification process. The NAEPC is a national organization of professional estate planners and affiliated local estate planning councils focused on establishing and monitoring the highest professional and educational standards.

Richard joined the Serkland Law Firm in 1999 and practices in the areas of Estate Planning and Probate, Business and Commercial Law, and Real Estate. He is licensed in North Dakota and Minnesota, and is a member of the Red River Valley Estate Planning Council.