Welcome to Desert Estate Planning Council

The Desert Estate Planning Council (DEPC) is an interdisciplinary organization for professionals involved in estate planning. The DEPC strives to foster understanding of the proper relationship between the functions of the Attorney, Accountant, Financial Planner, Life Underwriter, Trust Officer, and any other party or parties having to do with estate planning, and to encourage co-operation of persons acting under those disciplines. We have been enhancing the estate planning profession in our desert community for over thirty years.


Membership is open to all estate planning professionals; attorneys, accountants, business valuators, financial planners, investment advisors, life underwriters, pension administrators, stock brokers, trust officers and other related professionals.  Each membership is individual, (including corporate membership), and is non-transferrable. Annual membership is July 1st-June 30th.  If you would like to renew an existing membership, please use the "Member Renewal" link on our website after July 1st for the upcoming termTo join as a new member please use the "Application Form" on our website to submit your application for the upcoming term.  We are offering a one-time Introductory Rate for new members who join by Sept. 1, 2021.

Sponsor Benefits & Opportunities

We welcome Sponsors to participate in our monthly meetings!
As a Sponsor, your Company Logo and a direct link to your company's website will be prominently displayed on our website, and you will have the opportunity to make a presentation about your firm during the monthly meeting which you sponsor! Please view our Sponsor Benefits Page for more information.

We look forward to seeing you in September!

Please view the drop-down menus of our website for information on Membership, Application Form,
Committees, Events and Sponsorship Opportunities

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Desert Estate Planning Council 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.