Stuart G. Schmidt has over 20 years of experience as an estate planning attorney. As head of the Estate Planning, Trust and Probate practice group at Sweeney Mason LLP, he counsels individuals and families on their wealth and succession planning. Stuart also guides trustees and executors through the complexities of post-death administration of trusts and probate estates. He has been certified as a specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the California State Bar, Board of Legal Specialization since 2001. This designation is held by fewer than 3% of California estate planning attorneys.