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Debra  DeCarli
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Debra DeCarli
Estate Planning Lawyer Serving Oakland, CA
Customized Estate Planning throughout CA. We can meet you by video or telephone.
Your concerns are unique - your solutions should be too. Whether it's basic or complex, we measure our success in exceptional problem solving. As your Estate Planning attorney I will protect your family and property. Read More »
Samuel Welles
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Samuel Welles
Estate Planning Lawyer Serving Oakland, CA
California Estate Planning Attorney
University of San Francisco School of LawCalifornia
James  Schwartz
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James Schwartz
Estate Planning Lawyer Serving Oakland, CA
California Estate Planning Attorney with 46 years of experience
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of LawCalifornia and U.S. Federal Court
Victor J. Yoo
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Victor J. Yoo
Oakland, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 28 years of experience
(888) 553-8000 1300 Clay St #600
Oakland, CA 94612
Offers Video ConferencingVideo ConfEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Tax
Southwestern University School of Law
Mr. Yoo's practice focuses on tax and bankruptcy litigation. He has represented clients in both criminal and civil cases against the California Franchise Tax Board, State Board of Equalization and Employment Development Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS). He has handled matters including IRS and sales tax audits, tax fraud investigations, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) and innocent spouse claims. Mr. Yoo also represents debtors and creditors in Chapter 7, 11 & 13 bankruptcy proceedings, including tax bankruptcy cases.
Eric Morgan Boeing
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Eric Morgan Boeing
Oakland, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 15 years of experience
(510) 761-6230 1300 Clay St, Ste 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy and Consumer
UC Hastings COL
I believe that the Bankruptcy Court is one of the few places in out legal system where ordinary people can go for real relief. I am dedicated to helping people throughout the Bay Area access that relief. I earned my undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, and I earned my law degree at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. While in law school, I was Articles Editor at the Hastings International and Comparative Law Review, and I graduated in 2006. I spent my first two years practicing antitrust/consumer...
Howard E. Kane
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Howard E. Kane
Oakland, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 31 years of experience
(510) 292-0193 3923 Gardenia Place
Oakland, CA 94605
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfEstate Planning, Probate 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...
Gregory Sowder
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Gregory Sowder
Oakland, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 24 years of experience
(510) 400-4969 1300 Clay Street
Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Offers Video ConferencingVideo ConfEstate Planning, Personal Injury and Probate
Rutgers School of Law-Newark and Golden Gate University School of Law
I’ve practiced law in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 20 years and focus my practice on Estate Planning, Probate, and General Civil Litigation. I also represent injured individuals in personal injury claims.
Matthew G. Grech
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Matthew G. Grech
Oakland, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 14 years of experience
(510) 270-5602 1300 Clay St.
Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Probate
St. Thomas University School of Law
As an attorney, Matthew Grech began his career as a civil litigator. From there Mr. Grech transitioned into estate planning and probate & estate administration. As an estate planning/administration attorney Mr. Grech has assisted numerous clients manage trust and estate administrations from inception to closing, as well as guiding and facilitating the planning process. It was during this time that Mr. Grech realized that a number of his clients’ family members and friends were facing mounting financial troubles in the wake of The Great Recession. It was this realization that motivated Mr. Grech to begin practicing bankruptcy law, which...
Colby LaVelle
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Colby LaVelle
(510) 393-2083 505 14th Street
Suite 900
Oakland, CA 94612
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Estate Planning and Bankruptcy
Santa Clara University School of Law
Colby Dean LaVelle II proudly manages LaVelle Law Offices with the personal attention of a boutique law firm but with the resources of larger law firms. An honored graduate of Santa Clara University of Law, Mr. LaVelle has dedicated his career to the pursuit of justice. He began his legal career working for the San Francisco District Attorney's Office. Following his success litigating criminal matters, Mr. LaVelle started the LaVelle Law Offices. Now with eight locations across California, The LaVelle Law Offices is an incarnation of Mr. LaVelle's desire to serve the public, as he...
John Erik Fraker
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John Erik Fraker
Oakland, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 23 years of experience
(800) 775-7612 70 Washington Street
Suite 303
Oakland, CA 94607
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder, Probate and Tax
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...
Melanie Tavare
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Melanie Tavare
Oakland, CA Estate Planning Attorney
(510) 255-4648 505 14th St
#904
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
University of San Francisco School of Law
Garrett Francis Riegg
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Garrett Francis Riegg
Oakland, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 50 years of experience
(510) 535-2555 1946 Embarcadero
Oakland, CA 94606
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation and Real Estate
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
I have worked in a dozen fields of law over my career of 44 years. Mostly I was a business trial lawyer, but now I only advise and handle transactions: no trials. I am semiretired but come to the office most days.
Basil John Boutris
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Basil John Boutris
Oakland, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 36 years of experience
(510) 430-1518 7677 Oakport St., Suite 1140
Oakland, CA 94621
Estate Planning, Business, Probate and Tax
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
My law firm specializes in all aspects of tax planning and tax controversy, trust and estate planning and litigation, business formation and bankruptcy (primarily relating to business/tax debts). I have over 30 years of experience as a tax specialist.
Robert Alan Goodman
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Robert Alan Goodman
Oakland, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 25 years of experience
(510) 987-7800 555 12th Street
Suite 1900
Oakland, CA 94607
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
University of San Francisco, School of Law
Leslie Bishop Franco
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Leslie Bishop Franco
Oakland, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 29 years of experience
(510) 428-3814 2201 Broadway, Ste 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Estate Planning
UC Hastings COL
Ian M.A. Van Leer
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Ian M.A. Van Leer
Oakland, CA Estate Planning Attorney
(510) 645-1533 1300 Clay Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Priscilla Camp
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Priscilla Camp
Oakland, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 44 years of experience
(510) 465-3885 827 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607
Estate Planning and Elder
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Please see the Camp Rousseau Montgomery, LLP web site at www.crmlegal.net/pc/
Sanford Hilton Margolin
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Sanford Hilton Margolin
Oakland, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 43 years of experience
(510) 451-4114 1970 Broadway
#1200
Oakland, CA 94612
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Michelle Therese Duval
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Michelle Therese Duval
Oakland, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 17 years of experience
(510) 569-8558 7700 Edgewater Drive
Suite 147
Oakland, CA 94621
Estate Planning
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Sarah Wessels
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Sarah Wessels
Oakland, CA Estate Planning Lawyer
(415) 944-9406 3873 Piedmont Avenue
Suite 8
Oakland, CA 94611
Estate Planning and Probate
Barbara Suzanne Farley
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Barbara Suzanne Farley
Oakland, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 46 years of experience
(510) 652-8291 7 King Ave
Oakland, CA 94611
Estate Planning
UC Hastings COL
Betty Jane Orvell
Oakland, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 36 years of experience
(510) 466-6784 1999 Harrison Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Estate Planning and Tax
Richard James Lee
Oakland, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 47 years of experience
(510) 272-0200 11 Embarcadero W
Oakland, CA 94607
Estate Planning, Business, Entertainment & Sports and IP
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Lynn Margaret Sherrell
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Lynn Margaret Sherrell
Berkeley, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 38 years of experience
(510) 843-6060 2141 Emerson St
Berkeley, CA 94705
Estate Planning, Business, Consumer and Insurance Claims
Golden Gate University School of Law
Lynn Sherrell is in solo-practice in Berkeley California, following a dozen years in San Francisco law firms practicing personal injury, products' liability and worker's compensation law. Lynn has achieved a Specialization in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law of the State Bar of California Department of Legal Specialization. Lynn is client oriented and serves individuals, families, small businesses and small owner investors in many aspects of civil law and litigation. When you need an advocate on your side, get a woman on your case. Lynn is a graduate of Golden Gate University Law School with an emphasis in public interest...
Kendra Bowen
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Kendra Bowen
Oakland, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 30 years of experience
(650) 521-6910 1300 Clay Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94303
Free ConsultationEstate Planning
University of California Hastings College of the Law
I have focused my practice solely on estate planning and advanced estate planning, specifically the legal work to PREVENT PROBATE. As a San Mateo County native, I receive great satisfaction in using the law to help other San Francisco Bay Area residents and home owners avoid the time consuming, costly and disruptive probate process. I meet with every client at a Fidelity Law Office near them and guide them through the estate planning process in a fun and efficient way. My positive approach and knowledge of estate planning law ensures that each client makes the right decisions for their estate...
Valerie Kraml
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Valerie Kraml
Berkeley, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 12 years of experience
2625 Alcatraz Ave
319
Berkeley, CA 94705
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Appeals, Business and Family
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Scott Pesetsky
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Scott Pesetsky
Berkeley, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 23 years of experience
(510) 450-0455 2855 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 203
Berkeley, CA 94705
Estate Planning
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Charles Vernon Moseley
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Charles Vernon Moseley
Alameda, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 30 years of experience
(408) 529-4594 2425 Webb Avenue #200
Alameda, CA 94501
Estate Planning, Business, International and Tax
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Diana Morgan Redding
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Diana Morgan Redding
Alameda, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 17 years of experience
(510) 426-8744 2500 Santa Clara Ave
Alameda, CA 94501
Estate Planning
Golden Gate University School of Law
Elizabeth Principato-Phipps
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Elizabeth Principato-Phipps
Alameda, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 39 years of experience
(510) 814-0575 536 Kings Rd
Alameda, CA 94501
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
Quinnipiac Univ School of Law
Manuel Alzamora Juarez
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Manuel Alzamora Juarez
Berkeley, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(510) 841-6164 2143 Cedar St.
Suite 200
Berkeley, CA 94709
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
San Francisco Law School
Engish Spoken! - manueljuarez.com El Abogado Manuel A. Juarez representa a inquilinos con problemas de viviendas inhabitables o mal mantenidas. Manuel A. Juarez es el Abogado de Derechos de Inquilinos con problemas de plomería, desagüe, aguas estancadas, incendios, invasion de ratas, chinches, cucarachas y de viviendas sin calentón en el este de San Francisco. El Abogado Manuel Juarez también litiga lesiones causadas por la caída de techos húmedos y defectuosos. Si Ud. tiene lesiones causadas por pedazos de su techo, o ha sufrido una caida en el piso de su ducha o su vivienda esta infestada con...
Mr. Matthew J. Tuller
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Mr. Matthew J. Tuller
San Francisco, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 11 years of experience
(415) 625-0773 275 Battery Street
13th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111-3372
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfEstate Planning and Probate
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.
Michael Ellis Freedman
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Michael Ellis Freedman
San Francisco, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 37 years of experience
(877) 777-1666 580 California Street
Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA 94104
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder and Probate
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Accomplished Trusts and Estates Attorney. Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. Selected to Northern California SuperLawyers. For more than thirty-two years, Michael Freedman has been lead trial lawyer in more than thirty state and federal jury and bench trials involving trusts and estates law, business law, tort law, labor and employment law, professional malpractice, insurance bad faith, and environmental law. Michael Freedman has built a solid reputation as an experienced, skilled and dedicated practitioner. He has consistently upheld this high standard of service. Michael Freedman...
Christina Weed
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Christina Weed
San Francisco, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 13 years of experience
(925) 953-2920 201 Spear Street
Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94105
Estate Planning, Business, Probate 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...
Alexander Kugelman
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Alexander Kugelman
(888) 498-8090 2 Embarcadero Center
8th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Offers Video ConferencingVideo ConfSan Francisco, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 14 years of experience
Estate Planning, Business and Tax
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Alexander Kugelman is an attorney concentrating on tax controversies, domestic and international tax compliance, and tax collection defense. Mr. Kugelman counsels and represents individuals, small businesses, and estates.

His experience includes four years of federal government court experience at the U.S. Tax Court and a U.S. District Court. That background blends substantive tax law knowledge with administrative and litigation experience. This unique combination differs from that of an accountant or a general practitioner attorney.

Kugelman Law was created as an alternative to overpriced law firms and disreputable tax resolution companies.

Alexander was motivated to start his firm while working at the U.S. Tax...
Lindsay Gunn Spiller
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Lindsay Gunn Spiller
San Francisco, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 36 years of experience
(415) 991-7298 595 Pacific Avenue
Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94133
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Entertainment & Sports and IP
Georgetown University Law Center
Spiller Law is a business, estate planning and entertainment law firm located in San Francisco, California. Business: We serve small to medium-sized businesses in the areas of contracts, business planning, mergers and acquisitions, partnership agreements, corporate formation and dispute resolution. We have advised businesses in involved in aviation, finance, health care, insurance, manufacturing, real estate, music, film, and television. Estate Planning: We work with individuals and couples to create simple to sophisticated estate plans, depending on their needs. Entertainment Law: We advise film/TV, new media, and music clients as to business planning, business formation, contract negotiation, and licensing
Hanlen J. Chang
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Hanlen J. Chang
San Francisco, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 17 years of experience
(415) 757-3422 201 Spear Street, Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94105
Estate Planning, Business, International and Real Estate
Southwestern University School of Law
Hanlen J. Chang provides legal services in Business Law, Real Estate, Estate Planning, and International Tax matters. He was recognized as a Super Lawyers rising star in 2015. Prior to establishing his own practice Hanlen was a research attorney at the San Mateo County Superior Court Probate Department. He has also worked for several Southern California and Bay Area law firms as a litigation attorney representing business owners and professionals . Hanlen grew up in Bubendorf, Switzerland and attended...
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Maxwell Charles Livingston Esq.
Albany, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(510) 860-5919 1050 Kains Ave. #A1
Albany, CA 94706
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Divorce and Elder
Marquette University Law School and Marquette University Law School
Rebecca Romero-Vigil
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Rebecca Romero-Vigil
San Francisco, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 13 years of experience
(415) 624-7211 101 California St., Suite 2450
San Francisco, CA 94111
Estate Planning and Tax
Golden Gate University School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
Rebecca's undergraduate degree in Social Work carries forward in her caring and passionate attitude toward representing her clients in tax issues, including tax levies, offer in compromise. Her practice includes preparing trust plans (trust, pour over will, health care directive, and power of attorney) for her clients and assisting clients selecting and forming their business entity (S Corp, C Corp, LLC or LLP). Rebecca is determined to get the best result for her client. Prepare today, for peace of mind in the future.
Derek Deake Lim
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Derek Deake Lim
Fremont, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 26 years of experience
(888) 816-6798 3100 Mowry Ave
#204
Fremont, CA 94538
Offers Video ConferencingVideo ConfEstate Planning, Business, Family and Immigration
New College of California
Experienced, dedicated and affordable immigration attorney servings the Immigration community for near 20 years. Record of winning case on asylum, VAWA claim, naturalization with criminal background, waivers, and complex family based immigrant visa petitions.
Mark Tad Malachowski
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Mark Tad Malachowski
San Francisco, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 16 years of experience
(415) 983-0717 870 Market Street
Suite 1048
San Francisco, CA 94102
Estate Planning, Business, Employment and Probate
Northwestern Cal Univ of Law
Founded by Mark Malachowski, the Law Office of Malachowski and Associates provides legal services to clients in San Francisco, Silicon Valley and the greater Bay Area. Our office recognizes that lives and fortunes hang in the balance when a client seeks our services, so we strive to work closely with you to develop an individually designed action plan to achieve your goals. Mr. Malachowski has a wide breadth of education and experience apart from his Juris Doctorate in Law and his legal counsel and litigation work for businesses, investors and individuals. With his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Science...
Mr. James Michael O'Neil III
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Mr. James Michael O'Neil III
Berkeley, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 13 years of experience
(415) 992-3123 1935 Addison St
Suite A
Berkeley, CA 94704
Estate Planning and Probate
University of San Francisco School of Law
As the principal of the Law Offices of James O'Neil, James O’Neil has narrowed his primary focus to estate planning and estate administration. After graduating cum laude from the University of San Francisco School of Law, he served as an intern for the Honorable A. James Roberston II in the San Francisco Superior Court. After working in law firms from 2009 through 2019, James launched the Law Offices of James O'Neil. His mission is to guide his clients through the complex estate planning and trust and estate administration. He has helped hundreds of clients plan for their futures and manage...
Svetlana Kristal
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Svetlana Kristal
San Francisco, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 6 years of experience
Flood Building
870 Market Street, Suite 767
San Francisco, CA 94102
Estate Planning and Elder
Golden Gate University School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
The Law Office of Svetlana Kristal focuses on wills and trusts: complete estate plans, estate plan reviews and updates (trusts and wills), probate, and trust administration.

Whether you need help creating a new estate plan, updating an existing plan, assisting elderly parents or administering an estate after the death of a loved one, Svetlana is ready to offer legal solutions tailored to your needs and the needs of your family.

I believe that estate planning is more ‘life planning’ than ‘death planning’. And the main goal of estate planning is to give people the legal tools they need to navigate marriage and...
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