Gardena, California Estate Planning Lawyers

Robert E. Strauss
(310) 553-8844
Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney
26 years experience
Jennifer Long
(310) 785-5397
Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney
29 years experience
Martin S. Appel Sr.
(310) 201-3563
Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney
57 years experience
Michael Feispor
(310) 553-8844
Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney
Ms Diana Kliche
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Torrance, CA Estate Planning Lawyer.
(800) 906-6145 879 W 190th St Ste 400
Torrance, CA 90248
Estate Planning
Gardena, CA Estate Planning Attorney. 61 years experience
(310) 323-8230 1875 W Redondo Beach Blvd
Gardena, CA 90247
Estate Planning and Business
UCLA School of Law
R. Christine Brown
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Torrance, CA Estate Planning Attorney. 24 years experience
(310) 782-6322 2377 Crenshaw Blvd, Suite 330
Torrance, CA 90501
Estate Planning, Elder and Probate
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
My legal practice focuses on elder law, estate planning and disability issues. My firm provides quality traditional legal services to all of our clients by listening to their special needs, understanding what is important to them, and delivering practical and realistic solutions that are designed to satisfy their specific goals. Because of our strong commitment to personal attention, compassion and professionalism, we often serve several generations within a family or different branches of the same family. We strive to build long lasting relationships with individuals, families and professional fiduciaries within our community, and are extremely proud of...
Denise Arlene Furubotten
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Manhattan Beach, CA Estate Planning Attorney. 20 years experience
(310) 536-9202 1500 Rosecrans Ave
#500
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Estate Planning, Business, Divorce and Family
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Mr. Edwin Antigua Barnum
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Torrance, CA Estate Planning Lawyer. 7 years experience
(310) 213-9097 2161 W. 182nd Street
Suite 202
Torrance, CA 90504
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Divorce
University of West Los Angeles
A compassionate attorney with real life-experiences (I had successful careers before becoming an attorney) that prepared me to relate with most of my clients. We are not your typical lawyer who has great lawyering skills but unable to relate to average clients. We try to simplify the process so you won't feel left out. We vigorously fight for your right but excellent in negotiating a WIN-WIN result that won't escalate the case or the cost of prosecuting your case. We strive to be part of the solution to your problem:not become part of your problem. Call us and experience the...
Jason Mark Murai
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Torrance, CA Estate Planning Lawyer. 10 years experience
(310) 776-5604 21250 Hawthorne Blvd. #700
Torrance, CA 90503
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Immigration
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Samuel B. Ledwitz J.D., LL.M.
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Torrance, CA Estate Planning Attorney. 18 years experience
(310) 769-4783 970 W 190th Street
Suite 275
Torrance, CA 90502
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Elder
University of Miami School of Law, Pepperdine University School of Law and California State University - California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Heather Anne Miller
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Torrance, CA Estate Planning Attorney.
21515 Hawthorne Blvd.
Suite 840
Torrance, CA 90503
Estate Planning
Kevin John Kensik
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El Segundo, CA Estate Planning Lawyer. 21 years experience
(310) 891-2300 400 Continental Blvd.
S. 600
El Segundo, CA 90245
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Divorce
Southwestern University School of Law
I have been a practicing attorney for over 20 years, and my practice for the last 15 years has been focused on Family Law in the Los Angeles and Orange County areas of California.
(310) 704-0879 609 Deep Valley Drive, Suite 200
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
James Charles Shields
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Torrance, CA Estate Planning Attorney. 21 years experience
(888) 910-6652 21707 Hawthorne Blvd
Suite 204
Torrance, CA 90503
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy and Probate
Loyola Marymount University
High caliber legal representation can be difficult to find these days. When you work Attorney James C. Shields, you can feel confident knowing that you have an experienced legal advocate on your side. Attorney Shields has nearly three decades of legal experience and he strives to use that experience and knowledge to help his clients make informed decisions about their future. Mr. Shields specializes in bankruptcy law and he has helped countless clients fight for a fresh start. He also defends against foreclosure and repossession if you are behind on your mortgage payments. He deals with bankruptcy everyday and he...
(888) 910-6652 3600 Lime St., Building 4
Suite 412
Riverside, CA 92501
(888) 910-6652 18000 Studebaker Road
Suite 700
Cerritos, CA 90703
(888) 910-6652 100 N. Barranca St
Suite 714
West Covina, CA 91791
(888) 910-6652 1050 East Wardlow Road
Long Beach, CA 90807
(888) 910-6652 7755 Center Avenue
11th Floor
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Christina Cacchio
(310) 203-8080
Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney
Andrew Gradman
(310) 785-5363
Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney
Jon Jeffry Mercant
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Redondo Beach, CA Estate Planning Attorney. 41 years experience
(310) 316-8738 707 Torrance Blvd
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business and Probate
UCLA School of Law
Laura L. Thatcher
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Manhattan Beach, CA Estate Planning Lawyer. 19 years experience
(310) 725-0972 1590-D Rosecrans Ave. #213
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Estate Planning
Loyola Law School
Alexis Martin Neely
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Redondo Beach, CA Estate Planning Attorney. 15 years experience
(866) 999-3974 417 Beryl St
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Estate Planning and Tax
Georgetown Univ Law Ctr
Richard Harting
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Long Beach, CA Estate Planning Lawyer. 26 years experience
(562) 981-1010 3711 Long Beach Blvd, Suite 600
Long Beach, CA 90807
Estate Planning, Animal, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Zaher Fallahi
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney. 6 years experience
(310) 719-1040 10866 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Estate Planning, Business, Probate and Tax
Pacific Coast University School of Law
Zaher Fallahi, Tax Attorney, CPA, represents the US taxpayers throughout the world in resolving their tax problems with the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), Report of Foerign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR), Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and tax audits. Zaher Fallahi has been rated 10 out of 10 by Avvo, a US legal forum, and has been named a top Tax Attorney. About 1.8% of the US lawyers are also CPAs, and Zaher Fallahi is proudly one of them. Mr. Fallahi has been a CPA since 1983 and practiced tax law in the US since 1979. He...
(714) 546-4272 650 Town Center Drive, Suite 880
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Rob Werner
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney. 41 years experience
(213) 236-3682 515 S. Flower Street, 36th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Elder and Probate
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...
(661) 252-9022 27257 Camp Plenty Rd
Santa Clarita, CA 91351
(661) 377-2923 4900 California Ave., Tower B-210
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(805) 583-2027 2655 First Street, Suite 250
Simi Valley, CA 93065
(661) 948-9059 1672 W. Avenue J, Suite 207
Lancaster, CA 93534
(626) 795-7899 225 S. Lake Street, Suite 300
Pasadena, , CA 91101
(818) 362-0331 15760 Ventura Blvd., Suite 700
Encino, CA 91436
Burton A. Mitchell
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney. 38 years experience
(310) 201-3562 1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
Taxation New York University School of Law and Georgetown University
Zachary David Schorr
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Lawyer. 14 years experience
(310) 954-1877 12100 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 1050
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Mr. Schorr is a Los Angeles Real Estate Attorney and who manages Schorr Law, APC. Schorr Law is an active real estate litigation firm based in West Los Angeles, California. We represent a wide array of clients, including businesses and high net worth individuals for all of their commercial real estate needs. Our attorneys are uniquely positioned to provide an energetic, results-oriented, system of dispute resolution designed and proven to achieve the end results our clients desire. Litigation experience includes the representation of businesses, property owners, landlords, tenants, buyers and sellers of real estate, residential and commercial brokers,...
Timothy Lappen
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney. 41 years experience
(310) 201-3536 1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Estate Planning, Business, Entertainment & Sports and Real Estate
University of California Los Angeles School of Law
Troy Werner
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Lawyer. 7 years experience
(800) 752-9937 515 S. Flower Street, 36th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Personal Injury and Probate
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...
(800) 752-9937 27257 1/2 Camp Plenty Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91351
(800) 752-9937 2655 First Street, Suite 250
Simi Valley, CA 93065
(800) 752-9937 225 S. Lake Ave., Suite 300
Pasadena, CA 91101
(800) 752-9937 4900 California Ave., Tower B-210
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(800) 752-9937 1672 W. Ave J, Suite 207
Lancaster, CA 93534
(800) 752-9937 15760 Ventura Blvd., Suite 700
Encino, CA 91436
Diane Y. Park
(310) 553-8844
Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney
14 years experience
Jill R. Skinner
(310) 785-5381
Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Lawyer
10 years experience
Mr Brian D. Lerner
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Long Beach, CA Estate Planning Lawyer. 24 years experience
(562) 495-0554 3233 E. Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90803
Free ConsultationImmigration
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Immigration Law: Many years ago, Brian D. Lerner has passed a rigorous examination and extensive experience requirements by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. He can handle the most difficult of immigration cases arising from business visas, work permits, Green Cards, non-immigrant visas, deportation, citizenship, appeals and all other areas of immigration. He received his B.S. Degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis on Computer Information Systems, from the University of Southern California. He graduated from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law with a Juris Doctorate degree. Mr. Lerner is admitted to...
Mitchell A. Port
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Lawyer. 34 years experience
(877) 275-6928 9054 Cresta Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Probate and Tax
University of San Diego School of Law and Southwestern University School of Law
Mitchell A. Port is an attorney in Los Angeles specializing in four areas of law: Tax Controversies, California Probate, Estate Planning, and Business Transactions. He began his career as a lawyer with the IRS national office in Washington D.C, where he worked on tax collection and litigation matters. He later worked at two noted local law firms where he further developed his tax controversy skills and represented clients in estate planning, probate, and business transactions. Mitch is a former Internal Revenue Service revenue/collection officer. After gaining the skills, knowledge and experience, Mitch founded the Law Office of Mitchell A. Port. As...
Vanja Habekovic
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Beverly Hills, CA Estate Planning Attorney. 12 years experience
(310) 281-6377 9401 Wilshire Blvd
9th Floor
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Estate Planning, Business and Tax
Stanford University
My practice encompasses a wide variety of tax matters for businesses and individuals including partnership, corporate and individual taxation issues, international tax planning, entity formation, and mergers and acquisitions. I have represented clients in the real estate, entertainment, and healthcare industries. I structure transactions to optimize tax results, including tax-deferred Section 1031 real property exchanges. I draft and negotiate partnership and limited liability company operating agreements, and other contracts relating to the formation, sale, merger, acquisition, and liquidation of companies. I also handle executive compensation matters, including non-qualified deferred compensation plan and stock...
Joseph Hyunsung Lee
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Pasadena, CA Estate Planning Lawyer. 17 years experience
(626) 432-1699 16 N Marengo Ave
Suite 602
Pasadena, CA 91101
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Administrative and Education
Seton Hall University School of Law
“I have walked many paths in life. I started life out as an attorney, have been a minister, a school teacher, but the most important job I’ve ever had is a father. When my son, Danny was born, it changed my life. When he was diagnosed with autism, it shook my world. When the school system and the state tried to cut off his services because of this current budget crisis in California, it pointed me to my true calling. I have often wondered why I’ve been privileged to be able to have three very satisfying careers as...
(626) 432-1699 3717 E Thousand Oaks Blvd
Suite 242
Westlake Village, CA 91362
Jan Morrison
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Santa Monica, CA Estate Planning Lawyer. 20 years experience
(310) 581-4934 2800 Neilson Way
Suite 709
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Probate
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
David A. Shapiro
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Lawyer. 15 years experience
(310) 853-1554 11900 West Olympic Boulevard
Suite 730
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Probate
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Attorney David A. Shapiro is an estate planning and probate lawyer based in Los Angeles, CA. With more than a decade of experience handling trust administration, trust litigation, and cases of financial elder abuse, this is an attorney you can trust to resolve your legal matter as efficiently as possible. As a boutique law firm, we are proud of our ability to provide the personalized attention and dedicated legal guidance our clients deserve. Visit our website today to submit a free case evaluation!
Jeffrey Paul Geida
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Lawyer.
(310) 553-8844 1875 Century Park E
#2000
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Estate Planning, Business and Tax
New York University School of Law and Pepperdine University School of Law
Sussan H. Shore
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Lawyer. 40 years experience
(310) 553-8844 1875 Century Park E
#2000
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Estate Planning and Probate
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Shelley Rizzotti
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Burbank, CA Estate Planning Attorney. 6 years experience
(818) 641-1692 4405 W. Riverside Drive
#201
Burbank, CA 91505
Estate Planning, Business, Probate and Real Estate
Loyola University New Orleans
Shelley Rizzotti is an attorney in Burbank, devoted to the practice of real estate, probate, and estate planning. She is a member of numerous associations including the California State Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, and the National Association of Realtors®. With nearly 15 years of experience in real estate and an extensive understanding of estate planning and probate administration, Ms. Rizzotti has the resources necessary to take on even the most complex cases. To find out about working with Attorney Rizzotti, do not hesitate to contact her firm, Shelley Rizzotti, Attorney...
Gerard V. Kassabian
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Beverly Hills, CA Estate Planning Lawyer. 14 years experience
(310) 278-8001 9465 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 460
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business and Real Estate
University of Miami School of Law and Southwestern Law School
Jamie K. Ogden
(310) 201-3510
Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney
5 years experience
Richard Joseph Rosiak
(562) 622-6000
Downey, CA Estate Planning Lawyer
27 years experience
Kenneth A. Ziskin
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Sherman Oaks, CA Estate Planning Lawyer. 44 years experience
(818) 988-0949 4532 Murietta Ave.
#101
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Tax
University of Southern California and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
I have 42 years experience in tax, business, banking and estate planning law, including 3 years as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Southern California Law Center. For the past 17 years, my practice has focused on Living Trusts and Estate Planning, emphasizing legal representation of individuals and families in connection with Estate Planning, Living Trusts and drafting and implementing Family Wealth Strategies (sm). I practice in a warm, comfortable environment, where my wife (Hinda) helps to provide the perspective and wisdom of a woman, mother and grandmother to the planning by my clients. ...
Robert E. Strauss
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney. 26 years experience
(310) 553-8844 1875 Century Park E
#2000
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Estate Planning, Business and Tax
UCLA School of Law
Lisa M. Burkdall
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney. 21 years experience
(310) 553-8844 1875 Century Park E
#2000
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Estate Planning and Business
University of California - Hastings College of the Law and UCLA School of Law
Gregory Mark Shanfeld
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Long Beach, CA Estate Planning Attorney. 22 years experience
(562) 888-5114 3780 Kilroy Airport Way, Suite 200
Long Beach, CA 90806
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
USC Law School
As a founding partner at the firm Wadhwani & Shanfeld, Southern California lawyer Greg Shanfeld offers counsel to debtors from all walks of life. Mr. Shanfeld began his legal career in the year 1994, and has practiced in both California and Texas. On the website Avvo.com, he has been recognized with a rating of 8.6 Excellent. He is a graduate of UCLA and the USC Law School. To learn more information about his firm, contact the firm today.
(909) 543-0947 3200 East Guasti Road, Suite 100
Ontario, CA 91761
(661) 214-3950 45024 10th Street West, Suite 101
Lancaster, CA 93534
(213) 550-5090 445 South Figueroa Street, Suite 2600
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(818) 839-2487 15233 Ventura Blvd, Suite 1000
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Rajesh Wadhwani
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Long Beach, CA Estate Planning Lawyer. 19 years experience
(562) 888-5114 3780 Kilroy Airport Way, Suite 200
Long Beach, CA 90806
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Tax
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Raj Wadhwani is a Southern California bankruptcy lawyer and a founding shareholder at the firm Wadhwani & Shanfeld. Attorney Wadhwani has more than 17 years of experience practicing as an attorney. He has a Bankruptcy Board Certification from the American Board of Certification, and he is also a licensed real estate broker. Mr. Wadhwani received his J.D. from the Southwestern University School of Law. Get in touch with his firm for a no-cost case evaluation.
(818) 839-2487 15233 Ventura Blvd, Suite 1000
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
(213) 550-5090 445 South Figueroa Street, Suite 2600
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(661) 214-3950 45024 10th Street West, Suite 101
Lancaster, CA 93534
(909) 543-0947 3200 East Guasti Road, Suite 100
Ontario, CA 91761
Jill R. Skinner
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Lawyer. 10 years experience
(310) 785-5381 1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
Santa Clara University School of Law
Maggie Mouradian
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney. 7 years experience
(310) 553-8844 1875 Century Park E
#2000
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Estate Planning, Health Care and Tax
UCLA School of Law
Maggie Mouradian focuses on comprehensive estate and gift tax planning for high net worth individuals and families.
David Baum
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney. 38 years experience
(818) 501-8355 1227 S. Ridgeley Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90019
Estate Planning and Family
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
My name is David Baum, and I am the managing attorney with the Law Offices of David H. Baum, APLC. I have managed my Law Firm for more than thirty one years. We offer the finest quality adoption legal services for birth mothers, birth fathers and adoptive parents. Currently in the United States, adoption laws are experiencing substantial revisions. In California especially, legislature and state courts continue to change and ratify child adoption laws. Every decision made by the legislative and judicial party affects everyone involved in the adoption process, including birth parents, adoptive families, adoption agencies, and adoption law firms....
(818) 501-8355 16255 Ventura Blvd
Suite 704
Los Angeles, CA 91436
Stephen Marc Drucker
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Glendale, CA Estate Planning Lawyer. 39 years experience
(800) 435-7444 417 North Glendale Avenue #A
Glendale, CA 91206
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
Western State Univ
Attorney Drucker has been practicing law for over 35 years! He has developed a unique and revolutionary Flat Fee model for Divorce and Family Law. Clients can purchase services on his website www.LegalActionWorkshopLAW.com or can speak with him by phone or in our Glendale office. Attorney Drucker also handles Probate and Estate Planning documents such as Wills, Trusts & Powers of Attorney.
William L Huestis
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Gardena, CA Estate Planning Attorney. 10 years experience
(888) 815-3546 879 W 190th St., #400
Gardena, CA 90248
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Elder and Probate
Chapman University Fowler School of Law and Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Timothy Lappen
(310) 201-3536
Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney
41 years experience
Jonathan S. Forster
(310) 553-8844
Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney
21 years experience

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