California Probate Lawyers

Zaher Fallahi
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Zaher Fallahi
Los Angeles, CA Probate Attorney with 11 years of experience
(877) 687-7558 10880 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1101
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Pacific Coast University School of Law
Zaher Fallahi, Attorney At Law, CPA, is a Tax Law Firm, licensed in California and Washington D.C. as Attorney and CPA. We practice as an Orange County Tax Attorney and Los Angeles Tax Attorney. We advise clients with undisclosed Foreign Accounts; the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR), Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), Foreign Gifts, Tax Audit Representation, Federal Tax Liens/Levies, Employment Taxes, Innocent Spouse Relief, Non-Filed Tax Returns, Offer-In-Compromise, Estate Planning and Probate. Zaher Fallahi testifies before the court as an expert witness on tax...
Mr. Matthew J. Tuller
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Mr. Matthew J. Tuller
San Francisco, CA Probate Attorney with 10 years of experience
(415) 625-0773 275 Battery Street
13th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111-3372
Free ConsultationProbate and Estate Planning
Golden Gate University School of Law
or the past 10 years, Matthew J. Tuller, Esq. has served San Francisco Bay Area clients by providing highly customized estate planning & settlement solutions that meld convenience with exceptional client experience. As Principal Attorney of the estate planning-only Law Office of Matthew J. Tuller, he dedicates all day every day to creating practical solutions for complex estate planning and trust settlement issues. By taking on the heavy lifting and making the process of creating your estate plan or settling a trust easy, you protect yourself and loved ones in a friendly and comfortable environment.
Nikki Semanchik
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Nikki Semanchik
San Diego, CA Probate Attorney with 10 years of experience
(619) 535-1811 2869 Historic Decatur Road
Suite 500
San Diego, CA 92106
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
California Western School of Law
Nikki Semanchik is the Founding Attorney of Semanchik Law Group. Nikki started out her legal career advising small businesses and individuals in need of estate planning. An interest in international law and her background in immigration led her to represent multi-national high-net worth individuals with business law, asset protection and tax planning. After assisting clients with tax planning through the formation of private foundations and charitable trusts, Nikki found herself drawn to nonprofit law. She now assists nonprofit organizations with formation, compliance and governance.

Nikki is passionate about nonprofit law and enjoys speaking about nonprofit formation and compliance. Her most recent...
Richard Samuel Price
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Richard Samuel Price
Redlands, CA Probate Attorney with 21 years of experience
(909) 328-7000 300 E. State St., Ste. 620
Redlands, CA 92373
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
New York University School of Law and Western New England University School of Law
R. Sam Price is an experienced and highly educated attorney who’s passionate about helping others. Sam’s exceptional talent is to make complicated legal jargon and court procedures, simple and easy for his clients to comprehend.

Sam is the managing attorney of the growing boutique law practice, Price Law Firm, APC, which focuses on probate, estate planning, trust administration, long-term care planning and litigation. He represents clients in probate matters and prosecutes and defends clients in probate and trust litigation. He made such an impression on an author client that she based a character of a probate attorney on him, in her...
Scott Grossman
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Scott Grossman
San Diego, CA Probate Attorney with 28 years of experience
(888) 443-6590 11440 W Bernardo Ct.
Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92127
Free ConsultationProbate
California Western School of Law
Scott Grossman graduated from Tufts University in 1987, California Western School of Law in 1994, and the University of San Diego with a Masters of Law in Taxation (LLM (Tax)) in 2005. Scott founded The Grossman Law Firm, A.P.C. in 1999. Scott is a much sought after speaker for both professional groups and the general public. He has presented continuing education seminars to hundreds of accountants, financial planners, and insurance agents. Scott presented numerous seminars to the general public on probate, trust administration, probate litigation, and trust litigation.

Scott is admitted to practice before the California Supreme Court, the United States...
Christina Weed
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Christina Weed
Sacramento, CA Probate Lawyer with 13 years of experience
(925) 953-2920 770 L Street
Suite 950
Sacramento, CA 95814
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
University of San Diego School of Law and Whittier Law School
Christina Weed understands the complex life demands and goals of her clients. Christina also understands that most of the time it is not possible to completely separate family life from business. Clients need an integrated plan that covers all of their family, business, tax, and estate planning concerns. Christina has dedicated the past thirteen years to the study and practice of law, taxation, business, accounting, and estate planning and uses this knowledge to consult with her clients in business, tax and estate planning matters. Christina is a licensed attorney with an LL.M. in Taxation from the...
Mitchell A. Port
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Mitchell A. Port
Los Angeles, CA Probate Lawyer with 39 years of experience
(310) 935-0572 9054 Cresta Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
University of San Diego School of Law and Southwestern University School of Law
Mitchell A. Port is an attorney in Los Angeles who represents individuals, families, and businesses offering services in probate, trust administration, estate planning and IRS tax controversies.

In addition to administering a decedent's estate as well as identifying and distributing assets to beneficiaries, Mitch also offers services for other issues that may require the attention of a probate court, including the following:

Lost wills

Will contests

The removal of executors and trustees

Petitions for probate

Trust administration

Probate litigation

Other legal matters that must go through the California
probate court, including conservatorships
(a court proceeding for incapacitated and incompetent adults)
and guardianships (a court proceeding for...
David Clark Jones
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David Clark Jones
Mather, CA Probate Attorney with 16 years of experience
(916) 313-3032 10630 Mather Blvd
Mather, CA 95655
Probate and Elder
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Joseph E. Patton
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Joseph E. Patton
Newport Beach, CA Probate Attorney with 11 years of experience
(949) 250-7800 1201 Dove Street
Suite 475
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
Western State University College of Law and University of California - Irvine
I am a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law with the State Bar of California. I have practiced in the Probate field since 2012, including Trust and Probate Litigation, Conservatorships and Guardianships, Trust and Probate Administration, and Estate Planning. I am a member of the Orange County Bar Association (Trusts and Estate Section; Conservatorship, Guardianship & Protective Proceedings Section) and the 2022 Chair-Elect for the Guardianship & Protective Proceedings Section committee. I was recognized as Rising Star for 2020 and 2021 in Estate and Trust Litigation by SuperLawyer. Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology, Law, and Society from the University...
Margaret Ann Sedy
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Margaret Ann Sedy
LOS ANGELES, CA Probate Attorney with 7 years of experience
(310) 893-5509 10880 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 1101
LOS ANGELES, CA 90024
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Employment and Estate Planning
Southwestern Law School
Margaret A. Sedy is an attorney at Law Office of Margaret A. Sedy and represents clients in Business Litigation, Business Disputes, Corporate Formation, Contract Drafting and Negotiation, Technology, Internet and Privacy Law, and Regulatory Compliance Margaret Sedy also counsels and represents businesses regarding Employment Litigation, Employment and Labor Law compliance, including wage and hour, wrongful termination and discrimination claims. Margaret Sedy was awarded the Rising Stars designation in 2021 by Super Lawyers, a distinction only awarded to 2.5 percent of top-rated practicing attorneys selected through extensive evaluation. Margaret Sedy graduated in the Top 10% of her class at Southwestern Law...
Jeffrey K Nielsen
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Jeffrey K Nielsen
San Jose, CA Probate Lawyer with 9 years of experience
(408) 294-9700 84 West Santa Clara St. #540
San Jose, CA 95113
Free ConsultationProbate, Business and Estate Planning
Western State University College of Law
With over 5 years of experience, I understand the challenges facing families when they begin to contemplate their future. I know that you want to make sure that you are leaving your loved ones in a good place, and I want to help you develop a comprehensive estate plan that allows you to achieve your specific objectives.

I offer customized Estate Plans tailored to each client's needs. I have dealt with estates of all different sizes. Even if you feel that it is unnecessary for you to create an estate plan, you may have more assets than you realize. Certainly,...
Konstantine A Demiris
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Konstantine A Demiris
Walnut Creek, CA Probate Attorney with 16 years of experience
(925) 378-2520 700 Ygnacio Valley Road, Suite 140
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationProbate, Appeals, Elder and Estate Planning
Santa Clara University
Konstantine "Kosta" Demiris is a partner at the law firm of Demiris & Moore, located in the heart of downtown Walnut Creek, in the center of Contra Costa County. His practice focuses on litigation involving elder abuse (financial and physical), will and trust litigation, conservatorships, guardianships, HOA's, and appeals. Kosta is actively involved in the Contra Costa County legal community. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Contra Costa County Bar Association's Elder Law Section. He serves as court-appointed counsel in Conservatorship cases in Contra Costa County. Kosta is dedicated to helping...
Marivel Zialcita
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Marivel Zialcita
Claremont, CA Probate Lawyer with 19 years of experience
(909) 256-6702 341 W. 1st St.
Suite 100
Claremont, CA 91711
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
California Western School of Law
MARIVEL M. ZIALCITA is the founder of MMZ LAW, A Professional Corporation, where she practices in the areas of Trust and Estate, Elder Law, VA Benefits, Special Needs, Conservatorship, Trust Administration and Probate. Ms. Zialcita is a frequent speaker on trust and estate matters and holds memberships in the State Bar of California, Trust and Estate Section, The San Bernardino County Bar Association, Wealth Counsel and Elder Counsel. She currently assists in the pro bono legal services program at the James L. Brulte Senior Center in Rancho Cucamonga, California. Ms. Zialcita received her B.A. degree from the University of California,...
Robert Lopez
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Robert Lopez
Irvine, CA Probate Attorney with 22 years of experience
(800) 501-9620 2372 Morse Ave Ste 152
Irvine, CA 92614
Probate, Business, Employment and Estate Planning
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Are you a small business owner? or thinking about starting a business? Or do you have an existing business that now has a business, contract or employment issue?

With business disputes, we first try to keep a dispute from become a lawsuit. If we can find a way that protects our client and serves their best interest, then we always try that first. If, however, you are already in a lawsuit, then we immediately go to protect our client, keeping in mind what is best for you.

With starting a company, we look at what our client ultimately wants to accomplish....
Chris M. Bradford
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Chris M. Bradford
Santa Monica, CA Probate Attorney with 44 years of experience
(310) 804-8446 1112 Montana Ave #203
Mailing Address Only
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Univ of North Dakota School of Law
I believe that you, the client, first need to UNDERSTAND all your options. My first job is to educate you so you can make your own informed intelligent decisions. My law practice is based on this fundamental principle.
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Jewels Juhee Jin
Santa Ana, CA Probate Lawyer with 10 years of experience
(714) 200-2974 901 W. Civic Center Drive
Ste. 200
Santa Ana, CA 92703
Free ConsultationProbate, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning and Family
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Named top 10% of Lawyers in California - Lawyers of Distinction 2017
Client's Choice Award - Avvo.com 2014
SuperLawyers 2019 and 2020
Beti Tsai Bergman
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Beti Tsai Bergman
Torrance, CA Probate Attorney with 24 years of experience
(310) 694-8703 3220 Sepulveda Blvd.
Suite 203
Torrance, CA 90505
Probate and Estate Planning
University of California - Davis
Beti Tsai Bergman is the principal shareholder of the law firm, Peninsula Law, A Professional Law Corporation. Her firm specializes in probate, trusts, estates, conservatorships, and financial elder abuse. Ms. Bergman has extensive experience in representing conservators, trustees, and executors, as well as, heirs and beneficiaries in uncontested and contested trust and estate matters. Before specializing in probate, Ms. Bergman was a Deputy City Attorney for City of Los Angeles and was a business litigator in private practice.
Ms. Bergman is certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization in estate planning, trust and probate law and has earned a...
Alice A Salvo
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Alice A Salvo
Woodland Hills, CA Probate Attorney with 40 years of experience
(818) 909-7045 20350 Ventura Blvd #110
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
Southwestern Univ School of Law and University of Miami School of Law
Alice A. Salvo in Woodland Hills, California, offers quality representation in estate planning, trust, probate, elder law and conservatorship cases. Our firm is dedicated to helping elders and families throughout Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley effectively plan and protect their future. As we age, there are going to be a number of choices we have to make that involve our well-being and our family's financial security. These are tough choices, but with our guidance, together we can better understand what options fit your needs. We offer compassionate representation, preserve assets and inheritance, create Living Trusts, Special...
Thomas E. Rossmeissl
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Thomas E. Rossmeissl
Los Gatos, CA Probate Lawyer with 31 years of experience
(408) 883-3520 16450 Los Gatos Boulevard
Suite 108
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Probate and Estate Planning
Georgetown University Law Center
I am a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Specialization. My focus is on estate planning, trust and estate administration, and trust and estate litigation. I help individuals and families who face serious legal situations, and I help bring them solutions and peace of mind. My goal is to help clients gain the peace of mind that comes with taking care of their families, to help clients navigate through the challenges of trust and estate administration, and to zealously represent clients in litigation to seek the...
Frank J. Prainito
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Frank J. Prainito
Riverside, CA Probate Attorney with 25 years of experience
(909) 481-3626 4192 Brockton Ave
#103
Riverside, CA 92501
Probate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Western State University College of Law
MY PROMISE: My consultations are not on a time clock . . . I will personally review your case and any pleadings which you might bring. Having practiced law for more than 19 years in San Bernardino, Riverside, and Los Angeles County and knowing the majority of the judges, I can give you an honest opinion of the expected results of your particular case. I give intensive attention to crucial details of all legal issues, so you can be sure that we will not miss anything.

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Matthew B. Talbot
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Matthew B. Talbot
Walnut Creek, CA Probate Lawyer with 15 years of experience
(925) 322-1795 2033 N. Main St. Suite 750
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
University of San Francisco School of Law
Matthew focuses on elder law, estate planning, and related practice areas. He began his career in the field of trusts and estates, and expanded into elder and probate law. He quickly realized that he enjoyed the personal nature of working in estate and elder law, and chose to continue by opening his own firm. He is passionate about taking care of his clients, and treats each of them as if they were family. Matthew was admitted to the California bar in 2006 and has practiced law in Contra Costa Country since 2006. He earned his J.D. at...
Rob Werner
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Rob Werner
Santa Clarita, CA Probate Attorney with 46 years of experience
(661) 252-9022 27257 Camp Plenty Rd
Santa Clarita, CA 91351
Free ConsultationProbate, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Southwestern Law School
L. Rob Werner is the founding attorney of The Werner Law Firm and is ranked as one of the most experienced lawyers in the state of California. He launched the Law Offices of L. Rob Werner in 1975 and since has built the company into an award-winning firm. He has repeatedly been recognized for his quality service to his clients and to the community. Some of the honors he has received include: Readers' Choice Award for Best Attorney from the Los Angeles Daily News; SCV Bar Association Attorney of the Year; Voted "Best Of" Santa Clarita Valley...
Howard E. Kane
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Howard E. Kane
Oakland, CA Probate Attorney with 31 years of experience
(510) 292-0193 3923 Gardenia Place
Oakland, CA 94605
Free ConsultationProbate, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of California Hastings College of the Law
I graduated in 1987 from UCLA with a B.A. in History. I then attended UC Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco from 1987 to 1990 and began practicing law in 1990. I have also been a licensed California real estate broker since 1996. My practice areas include probate and trust administration, real estate sales, and estate planning. Estate plans are crafted through client worksheets, interviews, and state-of-the-art Nexis/Lexis attorney drafting tools and software. Typical estate planning packages include: Wills Revocable Living Trusts Guardianship/Conservatorship nominations Contingent Special Needs Trusts Durable Power of Attorney for Finances Health Care Directives Final Arrangements Call for...
David L. Crockett
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David L. Crockett
Newport Beach, CA Probate Attorney with 52 years of experience
(949) 851-1771 901 Dove St
#120
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Free ConsultationProbate, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
University of California - Los Angeles and University of California - Berkeley
California Attorney David L. Crockett has been providing comprehensive legal representation for over 40 years in the areas of Trust and Estate Litigation, Trust and Probate Administration, and Estate Planning including preparation of Wills and Trusts. As these areas all overlap, his experience with the courts and litigation has given him unique insight in the preparation of wills and trusts. Mr. Crockett is dedicated to the careful preparation of documents to meet the specific needs of his clients.

As a Licensed Certified Public Accountant and Real Estate Broker, Mr. Crockett prepares all types of estate, trust and real estate documents including...
Scott Jordan
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Scott Jordan
San Ramon, CA Probate Lawyer with 15 years of experience
(925) 913-0275 18 Crow Canyon Court
Suite 280
San Ramon, CA 94583
Free ConsultationProbate, Bankruptcy, Business and Estate Planning
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
I represent individuals and small to medium sized businesses in bankruptcy, foreclosure defense and debt consolidation matters. For individuals, I represent clients in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings, including adversary proceedings, including 2nd home mortgage lien stripping, redemption of vehicles and student loan reductions. For businesses, I provide services related to the winding down of a business, board and management consultations and bankruptcy debt consolidation in Chapter 11. In conjunction with my bankruptcy practice, I also provide estate planning, probate and trust administration representation. The best way to avoid probate is to plan properly by drafting...
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Rhonda Ann Miller
Pasadena, CA Probate Lawyer with 26 years of experience
(866) 755-8745 790 E. Green St.
Pasadena, CA 91101
Probate, Estate Planning and Tax
Loyola Law School
Rhonda Miller is a partner with Dunlap, Bennett & Ludwig, PLLC, working out of their Vienna, Leesburg and Pasadena offices where she concentrates on sophisticated estate planning including special needs trusts, asset protection trusts, spousal lifetime access trusts, charitable remainder trust, qualified small business trusts and other trust used to minimize or eliminate capital gains and estate tax. In addition, she focuses on administering large and complex estates including litigation with respect to those estates and correcting documents to optimize tax efficiencies.
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Michael A. Hackard
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Michael A. Hackard
Mather, CA Probate Lawyer with 46 years of experience
10630 Mather Blvd.
Mather, CA 95655
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Michael A. Hackard. Michael A. Hackard is the principal attorney of Hackard Law Corporation - a Sacramento, California firm which represents wealthy families with extensive business interests as well as clients impoverished by the wrongdoing of others. Michael and his attorneys are dedicated to clients.

Hackard Law attorneys focus on trust and estate litigation, fiduciary litigation, will contests, trust contests, elder financial abuse, trust decanting, trust beneficiary rights, trustee removal, special needs trusts, supplemental needs trusts, title to assets, family business trusts, dynasty trusts, domestic asset preservation trusts and asset protection.
Hossein Farzam Berenji
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Hossein Farzam Berenji
Los Angeles, CA Probate Attorney with 21 years of experience
(213) 985-3007 550 S. Hill Street STE 1467
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Loyola Law School
Hossein Berenji, owner and found of Berenji & Associates, provides exceptional representation to anyone in need of family law attorney. Mr. Berenji's practice handles all family law matters including divorce, child support and custody, spousal support, and can assist in preparation of your pre or post nuptials.
Maureen Alice Lyons
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Maureen Alice Lyons
Riverside, CA Probate Lawyer with 25 years of experience
(951) 781-1960 6529 Riverside Avenue
Suite 132
Riverside, CA 92506
Probate, Elder and Estate Planning
Southwestern Law School
Attorney Maureen Lyons focuses on Elder Law and Estate Planning including Medi-Cal & Veterans Long Term Care Planning and Special Needs Planning. Maureen is a graduate of Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles. Maureen also holds an MS in Applied Biometry from the University of Southern California; an MA in Psychology from California State University, Los Angeles; and a BA in English from the University of California, Riverside. Maureen is a Past President of the Estate Planning Council of Riverside County, Past President of the Southern California Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys...
Jeffrey Castleton
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Jeffrey Castleton
Merced, CA Probate Attorney with 4 years of experience
(559) 341-9443 368 E. Yosemite Avenue
Suite 200-I
Merced, CA 95340
Criminal Defense and DUI & DWI
San Joaquin College of Law
Jeff earned his Juris Doctor Degree from San Joaquin College of Law where he graduated with Distinction. During his time there, he was published in the school’s San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review and later served as its Executive Editor. He also received awards for Best Brief Finalist and Best Oral Advocate Finalist in the George A. Hopper Moot Court Competition. He received multiple Witkin Awards for Academic Excellence in Moot Court, Professional Responsibility, and Legal Analysis.

While in law school, Jeff gained extensive experience clerking for distinguished lawyers and judges in the Central Valley. He served as a clerk for the...
Troy Werner
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Troy Werner
Santa Clarita, CA Probate Lawyer with 12 years of experience
(888) 630-9902 27257 1/2 Camp Plenty Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91351
Free ConsultationProbate, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Southwestern Law School
An Ivy League graduate, Troy Werner has been an indispensable asset to The Werner Law Firm, providing exceptional legal service to its clients. Troy has won numerous awards during his tenure as an attorney, including being recognized with an award as one of the Top 40 individuals under 40 in the community. Troy Werner continues the tradition of excellence in the firm. His father L. Rob Werner, founder of The Werner Law Firm, ranks among the most experienced lawyers in California. Starting the Law Offices of L. Rob Werner in 1975, the Werners have built it into the...
Roberta Jeanette Robinson
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Roberta Jeanette Robinson
San Diego, CA Probate Lawyer with 45 years of experience
(858) 485-1990 11665 Avena Pl
Suite 108
San Diego, CA 92128
Free ConsultationProbate and Estate Planning
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Practice Areas
Will and Living Trust drafting and review
Powers of Attorney and Advance Health Care Directives
Will and Trust Amendments and Updates
Estate, Gift, Income, and Property Tax planning Techniques for avoiding probate
Represent Executors and Administrators in Probate
Represent Trustee in Trust Administration
Advanced Estate Tax Planning: Irrevocable Trusts, Gifting Trusts, Grantor Retained Trusts (GRIT, GRAT, GRUT, QPRT), Life Insurance Trusts
Charitable Planning ? Charitable Trusts (CRAT, CRUT, CLT)

Education
University of San Diego School of Law ? Juris Doctorate in 1977
University of California, Irvine ? Bachelor of Arts in 1974
Personal Philosophy
Roberta helps families plan to transfer assets to the next generation while avoiding probate and miniming...
Blake A. Rummel
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Blake A. Rummel
Los Angeles, CA Probate Attorney with 32 years of experience
(310) 553-8844 1875 Century Park E
#2000
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Probate, Arbitration & Mediation and Estate Planning
Southwestern School of Law, Los Angeles and University of California - Los Angeles
Blake Rummel is a litigator focused exclusively in the areas of probate, conservatorship, and estate and trust litigation. She has been successfully resolving disputes for almost 30 years, both in and out of the courtroom. Blake is highly respected by her peers, assisting them when client matters turn from administration to litigation. Although she is aggressive in representing the best interests of her clients, she treats every client with compassion and discretion, sensitive to the emotions that often cloud the parties’ ability to amicably reach agreement.

Through her representation of both fiduciaries and beneficiaries, Blake has tremendous insight into the concerns...
Shadi Ala'i Shaffer
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Shadi Ala'i Shaffer
Irvine, CA Probate Lawyer with 17 years of experience
(714) 966-2646 17702 Mitchell North
#101
Irvine, CA 92614
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
California Western School of Law
Shadi Shaffer focuses her practice on Estate Planning, Trusts, Probate and Trust Administration. Prior to her legal career, Attorney Shaffer had an extensive and diverse work history, which helped her gain skills that have proven invaluable to her legal practice.

Attorney Shaffer opened her own firm so she could protect families, children, and businesses from the CA Probate system and serve as an advocate to prevent clients from the court system. She started the Asset Protection & Elder Law Center over 15 years ago with her best friend (25 years and counting!) Patrick P. Phancao. We wanted to build a...
Norma Duenas
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Norma Duenas
Los Angeles, CA Probate Attorney with 14 years of experience
(213) 330-8999 515 S. Flower St.
36th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Free ConsultationProbate, Bankruptcy and Estate Planning
University of San Diego School of Law
Consumer bankruptcy and estate planning attorney representing clients in Southern California.
Carla Keehn
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Carla Keehn
Carlsbad, CA Probate Attorney
(760) 249-7776 701 Palomar Airport Road
Suite 300
Carlsbad, CA 92011
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Nursing Home
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Carla Keehn has been protecting the rights of others her entire life. Initially as an army officer, then as a public defender and federal prosecutor. Now she is focused on protecting the rights of individuals and their families who have been victims of nursing home abuse and neglect. 

Carla has decades of experience as a trial attorney in the public interest and has tried scores of cases to verdict. She was awarded the United States Department of Justice Director’s Award for Superior Performance by an Assistant U.S. Attorney and the Southern District of California Leadership Award by the United States Attorney.

A...
Scott J. Sheldon
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Scott J. Sheldon
Rancho Cucamonga, CA Probate Attorney with 8 years of experience
(909) 660-3062 10788 Civic Center Dr
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Free ConsultationProbate, Business and Elder
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Scott Sheldon is a Civil Law Attorney serving clients in the Inland Empire, Los Angeles, and Orange County. Representing individuals and small businesses with civil and probate disputes, business litigation, business transactions, estate litigation, elder law, trust disputes, and will contests.
Benjamin J. Sowards Esq.
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Benjamin J. Sowards Esq.
Campbell, CA Probate Lawyer with 18 years of experience
(408) 371-6000 2542 S Bascom Ave
#210
Campbell, CA 95008
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
University of California, Davis, School of Law

Mr. Sowards is an estate planning and wealth transfer attorney. He sets ups estate plans, including living trusts, to help to avoid probate, minimize taxes and limit conflict. He also helps to settle out and administer trust and probate estates. He represents trustees to help them comply with the terms of the trust agreement and the California Probate Code. He minimizes conflict and lawsuits between trustees and beneficiaries or legal heirs. He also represents small and family owned businesses. He has saved his clients millions of dollars in probate fees and has successfully resolved several family conflicts that likely would...
Lorilee DeSantis
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Lorilee DeSantis
Santa Rosa, CA Probate Lawyer with 14 years of experience
(707) 542-2889 3333 Mendocino Ave
Suite 202
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Probate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Golden Gate University School of Law
Lorilee DeSantis is an attorney whose passion for helping families protect their loved ones and their assets shines through to all who work with her. Lorilee’s clients often comment that her ability to deeply listen and understand their concerns makes it very easy for them to talk to her about difficult subjects. Her clients also appreciate that Lorilee explains complex legal concepts in ways that are easy to digest so that clients fully understand their legal options. Lorilee’s dedication to helping people with family-oriented legal issues stems from personal experiences. When Lorilee was growing up, she saw...
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Daniel An
Torrance, CA Probate Lawyer with 7 years of experience
(424) 358-1000 2276 Torrnace Blvd
Torrance, CA 90501
Free ConsultationProbate, Estate Planning, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Daniel is a South Bay native and veteran of the United States Marine Corps. As a Marine, Daniel served four years active duty in the infantry (3d Battalion, 3d Marines and 3d Battalion, 4th Marines), and was recognized for his service by two separate commanding officers, receiving commendations and awards. Daniel also served as acting platoon sergeant, leading a platoon of marines while stationed at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twenty-Nine Palms, California. After his service, Daniel attended the University of California, Berkeley where he graduated with a B.A. in Political Science. He earned his Juris Doctor at...

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