Santa Cruz County Elder Law Lawyers

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Creighton Mendivil
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Creighton Mendivil
Santa Cruz County, CA Elder Law Lawyer
(831) 475-7515 314 Capitola Avenue
Capitola, CA 95010
Elder, Arbitration & Mediation, Collections and Divorce
Monterey College of Law
Shelli Strahle
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Shelli Strahle
Santa Cruz County, CA Elder Law Attorney with 7 years of experience
(831) 621-2165 2425 Porter Street, Suite 10
Soquel, CA 95073
Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Melia J. Powell
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Melia J. Powell
Santa Cruz County, CA Elder Law Lawyer
123 Jewell Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Elder
Lucille Des Jardins
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Lucille Des Jardins
Santa Cruz County, CA Elder Law Attorney
(831) 425-5828 555 Soquel Avenue
Suite 290
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Elder and Estate Planning
Jill Gillan Wilson
Santa Cruz County, CA Elder Law Attorney with 48 years of experience
(831) 429-9181 848 Hanover Street
Suite A
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Elder and Estate Planning
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
General Dana Scruggs III
Santa Cruz County, CA Elder Law Lawyer with 40 years of experience
(831) 457-1700 716 Ocean St Ste 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Elder and Personal Injury
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Ashley McHaffie Winn
Santa Cruz County, CA Elder Law Attorney with 44 years of experience
(831) 684-2300 11 Colina Dr
Watsonville, CA 95076
Elder, Antitrust, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
Univ of Houston Law Center
Katy Pearl Kendig Walker
Santa Cruz County, CA Elder Law Attorney with 7 years of experience
(831) 722-2444 240 Westgate Drive
Watsonville, CA 95076
Elder and Estate Planning
Laura B Walther
Santa Cruz County, CA Elder Law Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(831) 457-1700 716 Ocean St Ste 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Elder, Civil Rights and Personal Injury
Monterey COL
Kathleen Ann Brewington
Santa Cruz County, CA Elder Law Lawyer with 39 years of experience
(831) 459-8498 133 Mission St Ste 280
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Elder and Estate Planning
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Thomas Neal Griffin
Santa Cruz County, CA Elder Law Lawyer with 44 years of experience
(831) 722-2444 240 Westgate Dr
Watsonville, CA 95076
Elder, Business, Employment and Legal Malpractice
UC Hastings COL and University of California Hastings College of the Law
Benjamin J. Sowards Esq.
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Benjamin J. Sowards Esq.
(408) 371-6000 2542 S Bascom Ave
#200
Campbell, CA 95008
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatSanta Clara County, CA Elder Law Lawyer with 16 years of experience
Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
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...
Daniel J. Leahy Esq.
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Daniel J. Leahy Esq.
Santa Clara County, CA Elder Law Lawyer with 12 years of experience
(408) 371-6000 2542 S Bascom Ave
#200
Campbell, CA 95008
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatElder, Estate Planning and Probate
University of California - Berkeley
David W. Tate Esq.
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David W. Tate Esq.
Santa Clara County, CA Elder Law Attorney with 33 years of experience
(408) 371-6000 2542 S Bascom Ave
#200
Campbell, CA 95008
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatElder, Estate Planning and Probate
U of San Francisco School of Law
Roy Wayne Litherland
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Roy Wayne Litherland
Santa Clara County, CA Elder Law Attorney with 45 years of experience
(408) 356-9200 3425 S Bascom Avenue, Suite 240
Campbell, CA 95008
Free ConsultationElder, Estate Planning and Probate
Indiana Univ Indianapolis School of Law
Roy Litherland has been providing legal services in Santa Clara and Santa Cruz Counties continuously since 1975.

In law school, Roy was a recipient of the Dean Faust Award and received awards and honors in income taxation and estate taxation.

Roy is certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as a legal specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law. In addition to his extensive legal background, he was previously licensed as a Certified Public Accountant.

Roy is a member of the California State Bar Association, American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys....
Patty Setser Esq.
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Patty Setser Esq.
Santa Clara County, CA Elder Law Attorney
(408) 371-6000 2542 S Bascom Ave, #200
Campbell, CA 95008
Offers Video ChatElder, Estate Planning and Probate
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
John Erik Fraker
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John Erik Fraker
Santa Clara County, CA Elder Law Attorney with 21 years of experience
(800) 775-7612 14500 Big Basin Way
Suite K
Saratoga, CA 95070
Free ConsultationElder, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Golden Gate University School of Law and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
John Erik Fraker is the chair of the Charitable Planning & Philanthropy Practice Group for Ainer & Fraker, LLP. Specializing in high net-worth estate planning, philanthropy, and asset protection, John excels at providing sophisticated financial solutions and advanced charitable techniques that help individuals reduce taxes, provide a lasting legacy, and strengthen the familyâs core identity. Prior to co-founding Ainer & Fraker, LLP in 2002, John handled the investment and insurance needs of high net worth families as a fee-only financial planner in the affluent Brentwood Santa Monica area of Los Angeles. Additionally, he worked as Business Development Officer for the...
Minda Parrish
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Minda Parrish
Santa Clara County, CA Elder Law Lawyer with 36 years of experience
(408) 741-3500 14500 Big Basin Way
Saratoga, CA 95070
Elder and Estate Planning
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Douglas P. Barnes
Santa Clara County, CA Elder Law Lawyer with 39 years of experience
(408) 395-4800 210 Almendra Avenue
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Elder, Business, Consumer and Estate Planning
Tamara Kathryn Lopez
Santa Clara County, CA Elder Law Attorney with 29 years of experience
(408) 438-7848 15466 Los Gatos Blvd
Ste # 109-204
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Elder, Estate Planning and Health Care
Brigham Young Univ J Reuben Clark LS UT
Richard Alexander
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Richard Alexander
Santa Clara County, CA Elder Law Attorney with 49 years of experience
(408) 289-1776 99 Almaden Blvd.
Suite 575
San Jose, CA 95113
Free ConsultationElder, Asbestos, Personal Injury and Products Liability
The University of Chicago Law School
Richard Alexander is the very definition of an experienced personal injury lawyer. With over 40 years of experience helping accident victims receive just settlements throughout California, rest assure that you are getting the best representation possible with Richard on your side.
Christa Conry
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Christa Conry
Santa Clara County, CA Elder Law Lawyer with 5 years of experience
(510) 250-5635 111 N. Market Street
Ste 300
San Jose, CA 95113
Elder and Landlord Tenant
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Christa Conry is an associate at the Tobener Ravenscroft. In 2009, she earned her undergraduate degree in history, with a minor in French, from the University of Hawaii at Manoa where she was named to the Dean’s List for each year of attendance. Ms. Conry went on to earn her Juris Doctor degree cum laude from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. During law school, Ms. Conry was the Managing Editor of the Hastings Women’s Law Journal and member of the nationally ranked Mock Trial Team. She twice received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award and...
Piper Hanson
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Piper Hanson
San Mateo County, CA Elder Law Attorney with 6 years of experience
(650) 762-9090 1750 Francisco Blvd.
Pacifica, CA 94044
Free ConsultationElder, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Coastside attorney specializing in estate planning and real estate law. Call 650-762-9090 for a free 30-minute consultation in my Pacifica office or in your home. Happy to visit assisted living facilities as well....I love seniors!
Zachary Roy Rayo
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Zachary Roy Rayo
Alameda County, CA Elder Law Lawyer with 24 years of experience
(925) 825-1955 4417 Railroad Ave.
Pleasanton, CA 94566
Elder, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Miami School of Law and University of Hawai'i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law
Zachary Rayo brings experience, efficiency and empathy to estate planning. Mr. Rayo’s approach is people-centered. He recognizes that the legal needs and special issues differ from client to client, that each person is unique, with unique needs that must be met with efficiency, active listening and care. Mr. Rayo knows the importance of social responsibility which manifests not only in ethical decisions and practices but also in involvement in socially important causes.
James Edward Berge
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James Edward Berge
Santa Clara County, CA Elder Law Attorney with 34 years of experience
(408) 985-9918 1101 S Winchester Blvd Ste I-208
San Jose, CA 95128
Free ConsultationElder and Estate Planning
Golden Gate University School of Law and Santa Clara University School of Law
Jacqueline Ravenscroft
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Jacqueline Ravenscroft
Santa Clara County, CA Elder Law Attorney with 9 years of experience
(408) 533-0265 111 N. Market Street
Ste 300
San Jose, CA 95113
Elder and Landlord Tenant
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Jacqueline Ravenscroft is a partner at Tobener Ravenscroft LLP. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of California, Santa Cruz, double majoring in Politics and Latin American Studies and graduating summa cum laude. Ms. Ravenscroft went on to earn her Juris Doctor degree cum laude from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2011. During law school, Ms. Ravenscroft was Executive Editor of the Hastings International and Comparative Law Review. She also received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award and Witkin Award for Excellence. Ms. Ravenscroft has been involved in tenant rights since law school....
Janet Lee Brewer
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Janet Lee Brewer
Santa Clara County, CA Elder Law Attorney with 45 years of experience
(650) 325-8276 2501 Park Boulevard - Suite 100
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Elder, Estate Planning, International and Tax
Golden Gate University and University of Denver Law School
Janet is certified as a specialist in Probate, Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning Law by the Board of Legal Specialization of the California State Bar. She has practiced exclusively in this area since 1990.
Julia Wobbe
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Julia Wobbe
Santa Clara County, CA Elder Law Attorney with 8 years of experience
(408) 533-0265 111 N. Market Street, Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95113
Elder and Landlord Tenant
Santa Clara University School of Law and California State University - Sacramento
Julia Wobbe is a tenant lawyer with Tobener Ravenscroft LLP. She serves clients in San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Fremont, San Rafael, Berkeley and surrounding Bay Area cities. She has helped tenants with landlord harassment, refusal to repair, and wrongful evictions. In rent-controlled jurisdictions, she fights illegal rent increases, landlord move-in evictions (OMIs and RMIs), Ellis Act evictions, and tenant evictions for renovations and capital improvements.
John Dudley Laughton
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John Dudley Laughton
Monterey County, CA Elder Law Lawyer with 42 years of experience
(831) 649-1122 215 W. Franklin St., Suite 411
Monterey, CA 93940
Free ConsultationElder, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
John is committed to providing personalized estate planning services in a highly ethical, professional, solution oriented, and cost effective manner. In addition to providing timely and high quality legal services, he is committed to educating the community about important estate planning issues through public seminars. Mr. Laughton also has a legal background in business and real estate matters and was appointed to the City of Del Rey Oaks Planning Commission and served between 1985 and 1992. He served in the U.S. Army, including a tour of Vietnam in 1971-1972. Mr. Laughton was born in Carmel, CA and raised on...
Elijah M Keyes
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Elijah M Keyes
Santa Clara County, CA Elder Law Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(408) 444-7019 900 E. Hamilton Avenue
Suite 100
Campbell, CA 95008
Offers Video ChatElder, Estate Planning and Probate
Golden Gate University
Elijah Keyes’ interest in estate planning and special needs began as a child where he saw the effects of long term illness in his household. He gained an appreciation of the effects of physical and mental illnesses and how they affect families and communities. Ever since becoming an attorney, Elijah has worked exclusively in the areas of estate planning, special needs, elder law, and tax.

Elijah is recognized as a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. He is the Vice President and a Trustee of the Silicon Valley...
Zakiya J. McCullough
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Zakiya J. McCullough
Santa Clara County, CA Elder Law Lawyer with 9 years of experience
(408) 850-7250 5201 Great America Pkwy
Ste 320
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Offers Video ChatElder and Estate Planning
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Zakiya Norton is a Founding Principal of Norton Basu LLP. Admitted to the Nevada State Bar in 2010 and the California State Bar in 2013, Ms. Norton has experience in all aspects of litigation. She currently focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning, probate, conservatorships and litigation issues.

Ms. Norton is committed to keeping her client’s interests at heart and reaching timely resolutions of difficult situations. Within the estate planning field she handles a number of complex issues ranging from preparation of wills and revocable living trusts to forming family limited partnerships and limited liability companies....
Jane Ellen Bednar
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Jane Ellen Bednar
Monterey County, CA Elder Law Attorney with 32 years of experience
(831) 375-6381 P.O. Box 1857
Monterey, CA 93942-1857
Free ConsultationElder, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Consumer
Monterey COL
Clear and consistent communication with clients is a top priority. So is delivering consistently outstanding results promptly and reasonably. You will always speak directly with me when you call my law office. Over 28 years of law practice, I have helped hundreds of clients dealing with physical injury, elder financial abuse, difficult intrafamily conflicts over aging parents, any many other civil law issues. I live in beautiful Carmel Valley, California and have an office in Carmel, California. I offer free or reduced-price consultations for many types of cases.
Michael D. Larsen
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Michael D. Larsen
Santa Clara County, CA Elder Law Lawyer with 35 years of experience
2nd Floor
530 Lytton Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Elder, Business, Estate Planning and International
University of Chicago
I have always been interested in European history and languages. I lived in France for four years before returning to the Bay Area to set up my law practice. I often work with people in the Bay Area who have family or assets in France.
James Buchan Creighton
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James Buchan Creighton
San Mateo County, CA Elder Law Lawyer with 26 years of experience
(650) 344-0700 120 N. El Camino Real
San Mateo, CA 94401
Offers Video ChatElder, Estate Planning and Probate
UC Hastings COL
Camelia Mahmoudi
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Camelia Mahmoudi
Santa Clara County, CA Elder Law Lawyer
(408) 658-8580 2021 The Alameda, Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95126
Offers Video ChatElder, Estate Planning, Family and Tax
Santa Clara University School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law from the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. Legal services in the areas of (1) Trust & Estate, including Wills, Living Trusts, Probate, Trust Administration, and Conservatorships. (2) Taxation, including Compromise of Tax Liabilities, Tax Payment Agreements and Workouts, Defense Against IRS Collection, Audit and Appeals, and Abatement of Tax Penalties (3) Family Law, including Prenuptial Agreements, Divorce, Custody, Division of Assets, and Guardianships.
Somita Basu
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Somita Basu
Santa Clara County, CA Elder Law Attorney with 8 years of experience
(408) 850-7250 5201 Great America Pkwy #320
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Free ConsultationElder, Estate Planning and Probate
Concord Law School at Purdue Global
Somita Basu is a Founding Principal of Norton Basu LLP. Ms. Basu began her career in financial services and insurance and has lived and worked across the globe, working with blue chip Fortune 500 companies. Her career has taken her from the New York City metropolitan area to India and Singapore, where she gained a unique perspective on global business practices and cultures. She has worked in senior management positions with a culturally diverse workforce.

Having lived abroad for 13 years, Ms. Basu is particularly sensitive to how different cultural views can influence decision-making and risk appetite....
Sally Bergman
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Sally Bergman
San Mateo County, CA Elder Law Attorney with 38 years of experience
(650) 242-9800 1900 S Norfolk St, Suite 350
San Mateo, CA 94403
Offers Video ChatElder and Estate Planning
Western New England University School of Law and San Francisco Law School
Susan P. Grey
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Susan P. Grey
Santa Clara County, CA Elder Law Attorney with 34 years of experience
(408) 279-1118 1011 West taylor Street
San Jose, CA 95126
Elder, Business and Family
Todd P. Emanuel
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Todd P. Emanuel
San Mateo County, CA Elder Law Attorney with 27 years of experience
702 Marshall St
#400
Redwood City, CA 94063
Free ConsultationElder, Domestic Violence, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
University of San Francisco
San Mateo County Injury Attorney Todd P. Emanuel is the managing partner of the firm. Todd has been given the honor of being selected as a “Northern California Superlawyer” eight years in a row from 2009 through 2017 based on peer recognition and great achievements in representing personal injury plaintiffs. Todd was recently nominated for consideration as the Consumer Attorney of the Year. In 2012, Mr. Emanuel served as President of the San Mateo County Trial Lawyers Association and as a member of the Board of Governors of Consumer Attorneys of California and has been recognized by the National Trial...
Debra Vaniman Crawford
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Debra Vaniman Crawford
Monterey County, CA Elder Law Attorney with 36 years of experience
(831) 372-3900 380 Alvarado Street
Suite 202
Monterey, CA 93940
Free ConsultationElder, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
Southwestern University School of Law

Santa Cruz County Elder Law Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Senior Citizens' Legal Services
(831) 426-8824
Santa Cruz, CA


Public Interest Law Firm
(408) 293-4790
San Jose, CA

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