Portola Hills, California Estate Planning Lawyers

Gordon A. Schaller
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Taxation, Trusts & Estates Lawyer

Gordon Schaller represents high-net-worth individuals and public and private organizations on tax, estate planning, business succession, charitable and wealth management, trust and estate litigation, and related issues.
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Glen G. Duvel
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California Estate Planning Attorney with 17 years experience

Western State College of Law at Argosy UniversityCalifornia
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Jeffrey Robert Matsen
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California Estate Planning Attorney with 51 years experience

Jeff Matsen is Of Counsel Partner to the Southern California law firm, Bohm Wildish & Matsen, LLP and has been providing a wide range of clients with the highest level of legal services for 50 years.... Read More »
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Scott A. Harshman
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – U.S. and International Tax Lawyer

Scott Harshman focuses on tax, trust and estate matters and business planning for high net-worth individuals, including matters for multinational individuals and families.
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Joshua Smisko
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Mission Viejo, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 10 years experience
26050 Acero, STE 305
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Probate and Real Estate
Whittier Law School
Joshua A. Smisko was born in Valencia, California. He attended the University of California, Irvine, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts. Mr. Smisko received his Juris Doctorate degree from Whittier Law School where he was a member of the Entertainment and Sports Law Society and a contributor to their quarterly newsletter and he also obtained a certificate in Intellectual Property. Mr. Smisko previously worked for a National Law Firm representing Banks, Mortgage Loan Lenders, Mortgage Loan Servicers and Foreclosure Trustees dealing with Wrongful Foreclosure claims, Fair Credit Reporting Act claims, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act claims, Evictions, and Bankruptcy...
Joseph Patrick Foley
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Mission Viejo, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 30 years experience
(949) 770-9949 Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Probate
Western State University College of Law
Tina K Gehres
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Irvine, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 21 years experience
(877) 333-2420 9891 Irvine Center Drive
Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92618
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Employment
Saint Louis University School of Law
Tina K. Gehres is the President and founder of Gehres Law Group, P.C., which she formed to provide affordable legal services to small businesses and individuals in the state of California. With more than two and a half decades of legal and business experience, Ms. Gehres has held a broad range of roles including Corporate Counsel, Director of Human Resources, Law Firm Partner, Legal Consultant, and Senior Accountant. Today, she has positioned herself as a valuable asset to clients as a small business attorney in San Diego and surrounding areas. Ms. Gehres has been a licensed attorney since 1997...
Steven John Feldman
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Laguna Hills, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 44 years experience
(714) 914-0977 23151 Moulton Pkwy
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Elder and Tax
Loyola Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Consumer Bankruptcy- Chapter 7 and 13 Our bankruptcy lawyers serve clients in Orange and Los Angeles counties and throughout Southern California, providing vital information on asset protection,exemptions, debt relief and mortgage modification. Tax Resolution Our bankruptcy and former IRS lawyers provide advice about audits, payment plans, settlement offers, and bankruptcy relief. Estate Administration We represent estate fiduciaries and beneficiaries, assisting in the administration of the estate, as well as the protection of the interests of beneficiaries. Elder Law Elder Law is a specialized area of law that protects some of our most vulnerable citizens. We have the knowledge and experience necessary to protect the rights and financial...
Dawn Danielle Stark
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Laguna Niguel, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 12 years experience
(949) 388-9990 28202 Cabot Road
Suite 445
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Estate Planning, Business and Probate
Whittier Coll School of Law
Richard Erroll Young
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Lake Forest, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 43 years experience
(949) 951-9529 23731 El Toro Road
Ste. B
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Elder
Pepperdine Univ School of Law and Pepperdine University School of Law
Richard Young is a Master lawyer with the Orange County Bar Association practicing in Family Law, Divorce Law, Custody, Support, Domestic Violence, Asset Division, Pre Nuptials, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Trusts, Wills, Bankruptcy. He graduated from Pepperdine University School of Law in 1994 and immediately formed his firm. He has won awards from the Orange County Bar Association from the Judiciary and Pro Bono Publico as well as Graduating from the Pepperdine College of Advocacy. He has served as a Judge Pro Tem, Senior Mandatory Fee Arbitrator and has successfully handled thousands of Family law matters.
Melissa J. Fox
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Irvine, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 25 years experience
(949) 683-8855 14252 Culver Drive
Suite A248
Irvine, CA 92604
Estate Planning, Appeals, Business and Construction
Tulane Univ Law School
Melissa Fox, Founder and Senior Attorney of The Melissa Fox Law Firm, is an experienced civil litigator who has practiced law in Orange County for 20 years. A graduate of Brandeis University and Tulane University School of Law, Melissa is a member of the Bars of the State of California and the United States Tax Court. She also holds a California Real Estate Broker License. Equally adept at transactional advice, negotiation, litigation, and the enforcement of judgments, Melissa has earned a reputation as a leader in the legal profession. Melissa is also a dedicated community leader. Melissa currently serves on the...
Alex Jeronimo Llorente
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Laguna Hills, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 23 years experience
(949) 859-5000 23151 Moulton Parway
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Nursing Home
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Mark Allen Ziebold
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Irvine, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 15 years experience
(949) 788-1819 9870 Research Drive
Irvine, CA 92618
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business and Tax
Chapman University Fowler School of Law and Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Lawrence H. Geller J.D.
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Laguna Hills, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 39 years experience
(888) 982-2323 24422 Avenida De La Carlota
#310
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Family and Landlord Tenant
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Well known by his peers and the courts for his high integrity, strong negotiation skills and trial competence. Clients know him for positive results, sound advice and fair dealing. He is an excellent and experienced lawyer whose practice specializes in family and divorce litigation. His firm is respected and known as tough negotiators and competent trial attorneys. The firm is dedicated and committed to the strong representation of their clients’ rights with high integrity, in depth knowledge and years of experience in FAMILY LAW. Staff members are professional, experienced, responsive and understanding of your needs....
Sussan H. Shore
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California Estate Planning Lawyer with 42 years experience

Sussan H. Shore designs and implements multi-generational estate plans for high net worth clients, and oversees the administration of estates and trusts. For over 35 years, she has helped clients fulfill... Read More »
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Eric R. Bardwell
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP - Estate Planning Lawyer

Eric Bardwell represents high-net-worth individuals in all aspects of wealth transfer planning, including estate planning, charitable planning, business succession planning and post-death administration.
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Glen D. Duvel
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Santa Ana, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 18 years experience
(714) 542-5100 1851 E First Street
Suite 900
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Estate Planning, Business, Employment and Personal Injury
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Glen D. Duvel has represented clients in a wide variety of employment law and estate planning matters. His extensive experience means that clients are given everything they need to reach favorable conclusions to their cases. Glen graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor’s of Science in Political Science in 1994. He then went on to earn his Juris Doctorate from Western State University College of Law in 1999. He has had several speaking engagements and publications covering topics such as employment law and estate planning. To learn more about how he can assist you and your legal...
Todd Eric Gallinger
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Irvine, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 13 years experience
(949) 862-0010 20 Truman St.
Suite 109
Irvine, CA 92620
Estate Planning, Business and Immigration
The George Washington University Law School
Todd Gallinger is the founder and principal of Gallinger Law. He is licensed to practice law in California, New York, and all Federal District Courts in California. Mr. Gallinger’s practice focuses on the needs of small businesses and their owners, as well as non-profit law. For his education, Mr. Gallinger attended the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree cum laude in Religious Studies, and the George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC, where he earned his Juris Doctorate cum laude. Mr. Gallinger writes frequently on numerous legal and political topics, including acting as a regular...
Matthew Louis Tonkovich
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Irvine, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 21 years experience
(714) 273-0883 7545 Irvine Center Drive, Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92618
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Real Estate and Tax
Pepperdine University
John David Ireland
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Laguna Hills, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 12 years experience
(949) 457-1500 23046 Avenida de la Carlota
Suite 600
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Probate
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Trace DeWayne Alexander
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Irvine, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 31 years experience
(949) 218-4551 7700 Irvine Center Drive
Suite 800
Irvine, CA 92618
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Krista Lee Powers
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Laguna Hills, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 25 years experience
(949) 598-8888 23041 Avenida de la Carlota
Suite 205
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Estate Planning and Tax
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Brian Chew
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Irvine, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 25 years experience
(949) 288-3598 15615 Alton Parkway
STE 450
Irvine, CA 92618
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder and Probate
University of Southern California
Daniel Cooper
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Laguna Hills, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 41 years experience
(949) 859-8456 24012 Calle de la Plata
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
Western State Univ
Michael L. Kennedy
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Mission Viejo, CA Estate Planning Lawyer
(800) 265-4280 Suite 285
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Family
Christina McGonigle
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Laguna Hills, CA Estate Planning Attorney
(949) 454-2205 23601 Moulton Pkwy
Suite 200
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Estate Planning
Priscilla Ann Madrid
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California Estate Planning Attorney with 26 years experience

Priscilla Madrid is is an estate planning and elder law attorney located in Anaheim Hills, California. Her practice includes estate planning for businesses and individuals, probate, trust, estate and... Read More »
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Barry L. Adams
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California Estate Planning Lawyer with 32 years experience

I am an experienced trusts and estates attorney. I advise clients regarding estate planning, estate/trust administration and litigation. I can help you with setting up your estate plan, resolving a family... Read More »
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Robert Louis Miller
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Newport Beach, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 23 years experience
(949) 682-5316 5020 Campus Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Western State Univ COL
Attorney Robert Miller has a 10.0 Avvo rating, and has been designated a “Client’s Choice DUI Attorney.”

He was named by clients as a top Orange County DUI Lawyer on Yelp, receiving Yelp’s highest rating award, based on reviews.

Mr. Miller has 23 years practicing law in Orange County, including at other criminal defense and DUI firms and practices with his own firm.

Robert Miller has been the author or co-author of three books on DUI defense and has appeared on television and radio as a legal commentator.

He has successfully handled thousands of cases and has many positive...
Jeffrey Robert Matsen
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Costa Mesa, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 51 years experience
(714) 384-6500 695 Town Center Dr
7th Floor
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Tax
UCLA School of Law
Jeff Matsen is Of Counsel Partner to the Southern California law firm, Bohm Wildish & Matsen, LLP and has been providing a wide range of clients with the highest level of legal services for 50 years. Since receiving his law degree with honors from UCLA School of Law in 1967, Jeff has been entirely dedicated to providing his clients with the quality, professionalism, and integrity they deserve. Bohm Wildish & Matsen, LLP consists of a team of professionals ready to provide asset protection for both domestic and offshore; business and sophisticated estate planning services; form corporations, LLCs and partnerships of...
Zaher Fallahi
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Costa Mesa, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 8 years experience
(714) 546-4272 650 Town Center Drive, Suite 880
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Estate Planning, Business, Probate and Tax
Harvard Law School, Harvard Law School and Pacific Coast University School of Law
Zaher Fallahi, Attorney At Law, CPA, is a California Tax Law Firm and practices as 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 Trust, Tax Audit Representation, Federal Tax Liens/Levies, Employment Taxes, Innocent Spouse Relief, Non-Filed Tax Returns, Offer-In-Compromise, Tax & Legal aspect of Business Formation, Estate Planning and Civil Litigation. As a California CPA, Mr. Zaher Fallahi testifies before the court as an...
Mona Parsa
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Orange County, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 10 years experience
(949) 412-7182 Orange County
Orange County, CA
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Entertainment & Sports and Immigration
Whittier Law School
Aside from presenting seminars statewide focusing on the importance of estate planning and preparing living trusts, Mona’s practice involves assisting individuals - especially entertainers and others excelling in their respective fields - in their immigration matters, as well as working with individuals and companies requiring contracts assistance.
Joshua D. Ramirez
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Fullerton, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 3 years experience
(800) 220-4205 619 N. Harbor Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92832
Estate Planning, Elder and Tax
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Joshua D. Ramirez received his Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from Cal State Fullerton. Josh went to Loyola Law School in Los Angeles where he obtained his Juris Doctorate Degree and his LLM Degree in Taxation, which he obtained "With Distinction." He has a passion for Elder Law, as evidenced by him graduating #1 in his Elder Law class. Josh has a passion for the elderly and families mourning the loss of a loved one. Josh enjoys spending time with his wife and young son, spending the day at the shooting range, and flying.
Douglas Borthwick
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Santa Ana, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 23 years experience
(714) 654-6742 1800 N. Broadway, Suite 200
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Estate Planning, Business, Criminal and Family
Capital University Law School
Douglas Borthwick Esq. was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1965. He graduated with high honors (Magna Cum Laude) from Muskingum University in 1988 with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Business, Economics, and Religion. At Muskingum University he was the recipient of the prestigious Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award, and the Financial Executive Institute Award. Attorney Douglas Borthwick received his Juris Doctorate degree in 1991 from Capital University Law School where he was the recipient of an academic scholarship and was on the Dean's List. Throughout his time in Law School, he worked as an Intern at the...
Hossein Farzam Berenji
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Laguna Niguel , CA Estate Planning Attorney with 17 years experience
24742 Kings Road
Laguna Niguel , CA 92677
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
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.
Daniel W. Layton
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Newport Beach, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 13 years experience
(949) 301-9829 1451 Quail St., Suite 210
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Estate Planning, Criminal, Tax and White Collar Crime
Golden Gate University School of Law and The University of Chicago Law School
Daniel W. Layton is a former Federal tax prosecutor and trial attorney for the IRS. His practice as a tax attorney is dedicated to handling all aspects of tax controversy, including audits, collection, international tax, and criminal tax defense. Mr. Layton has extensive experience and insight from his time in the government sector, which greatly benefits his clients. As a former Federal tax prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice, in the Tax Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles, and a former IRS trial attorney in San Jose, he has litigated a wide variety of civil...
Henry Daniel Lively
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Newport Beach, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 20 years experience
(949) 477-4127 4675 MacArthur Ct.
Suite 550
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Tax
Chapman University Fowler School of Law and Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Dan is certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a Certified Legal Specialist in Taxation, a designation earned by less than 400 of the approximately 200,000 attorneys licensed in California. Dan has earned an LL.M (Master of Laws) in taxation from Chapman University School of Law, and he is a Certified Public Accountant, and Real Estate Broker. Dan is also an adjunct professor of taxation at Whittier College of Law. Dan began his career as a Certified Public Accountant in 1983 working at the prestigious firm Kenneth Leventhal & Company (later acquired by...
William Martin Burbank
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Fullerton, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 15 years experience
(800) 220-4205 619 N. Harbor Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92832
Estate Planning, Elder and Tax
Thomas Jefferson School of Law and Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Marty Burbank is the expert in Elder Law, Veteran's Benefits and Asset Protection for Medical and Dental Practices. Our team is located in Fullerton, the heart of North Orange County. This proximity allows us to reach a broad spectrum of clients. Marty Burbank provides the same planning and legal power of the larger firms, yet in a personalized setting. We utilize the latest in technology to create and store documents for all our clients. Every client receives services that are customized to their specific needs. We never use templates. Since 2002 Marty Burbank has focused his practice...
Kara Koerner
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California Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years experience

Santa Clara University School of LawCalifornia
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William L Huestis
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California Estate Planning Attorney with 11 years experience

Chapman University Fowler School of Law and Chapman University Fowler School of LawCalifornia
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Leslie Daff
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Irvine, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 18 years experience
(949) 497-5056 Atrium Building
19200 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 500
Irvine, CA 92612
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Tax
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Leslie Daff, JD, MBA, is a State Bar Certified Legal Specialist in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law. Formerly with the law firms of Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP, Best Best & Krieger LLP, and Palmieri, Tyler, Weiner, Wilhelm & Waldron LLP, she founded Estate Plan, Inc,, a professional law corporation with offices in Laguna Beach and Irvine in 2005. In 2010, she opened an Overland Park location in conjuntion with Randy Gardner, JD, LLM, MBA, CPA. Leslie received her JD degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, where she served as an editor on the Loyola Law...
Gordon A. Schaller
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Irvine, CA Estate Planning Lawyer
(949) 623-7222 3 Park Plaza
#1100
Irvine, CA 92614
Estate Planning, Business and Tax
University of Minnesota Law School
Scott A. Harshman
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Irvine, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 20 years experience
(949) 623-7224 3 Park Plaza
#1100
Irvine, CA 92614
Estate Planning, Business and Tax
University of San Diego School of Law and Whittier Law School
Julie King
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Newport Beach, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 30 years experience
(949) 689-2012 1621 Santiago Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business and Trademarks
Loyola Law School
With 30 years’ experience, Julie King practices law with the highest standards of ethics and professionalism. She handles a wide variety of business and estate planning matters including contracts, employment, corporation/LLC/partnership formation, wills and trusts, pet trusts, trademarks, copyrights, landlord tenant, creditor’s rights, annual meeting minutes and corporate records, mergers and acquisitions, and employee training. She served as in-house counsel to major international corporations, including Toshiba America, where she worked for 15 years. She understands businesses in a way many lawyers do not simply because she has experienced the day-to-day interactions first-hand. See the difference a trained in-house counsel can...
Jill S. Gregory
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Newport Beach, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 22 years experience
(949) 514-8842 620 Newport Center Drive
Suite 1100
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Probate
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Hi, I am Jill Gregory, Attorney & Counselor at Law, and the founder of Jill Gregory PC, a preeminent boutique estate planning, probate and business law firm based out of Newport Beach, Orange County. With over 20 years of experience working with clients throughout California in estate planning, trusts, probate, trust administration, asset protection planning as well as business planning, you know you will be in good hands working with us.

I look forward to learning how we can serve you and your family.
Eric R. Bardwell
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Irvine, CA Estate Planning Lawyer
(949) 623-7234 3 Park Plaza
#1100
Irvine, CA 92614
Estate Planning, Business and Tax
Pepperdine University School of Law
Noelle Renee Minto
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Tustin, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 15 years experience
(949) 253-0000 15147 Woodlawn Ave
Tustin, CA 92780
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, International and Probate
Whittier Coll School of Law
Ms. Minto has been a business and estates transactional attorney based in California since 2003. Her practice is now located in Tustin, CA but represents individuals and entities based throughout the United States and abroad. Her practice is unique in that she endeavors to represent clients globally by bridging the gap between trust planning/administration and business planning and management. She and other members of her firm have an ongoing relationship with growing or transitioning businesses all the way from weighing the best business entity structure and jurisdiction for each client, through business formation, to eventually structuring liquidation and dissolution of...
Julie Ho
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Orange, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 8 years experience
(949) 505-2479 1 City Blvd West
Suite 1130
Orange, CA 92868
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal, DUI and Family
Southwestern University School of Law
An eye for detail. Ms. Ho is a Partner at Core Law Group. She is that rare breed of individual that has the analytical skills and patience to find the most intricate details about her cases. Whether it’s an opposing party’s retirement plan or a motion the opposing attorney filed with the court, Ms. Ho is known for being able to spot the weakness in the other side’s case and taking the tactical steps necessary to take advantage of that weakness. Ms. Ho has extensive experience clients in both Federal and State courts. Her...
Mr. David Lawrence Gibbs
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San Clemente, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 24 years experience
(949) 492-3350 903 Calle Amanecer #215
San Clemente, CA 92673
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Real Estate
California Western School of Law
Since 1974, The Gibbs Law Firm, APC has provided unparalleled service in a variety of legal matters throughout Southern California. Prospective clients can expect the same resources as many large firms, without sacrificing the personalized focus and attention that comes with a modest-sized staff. The Gibbs Law Firm, APC has forged many alliances across its long history, and will use all the tools at its disposal to obtain the results you seek. Whether you have residential, commercial or manufactured housing real estate problems, seek advice on any aspect of business operation, require representation in Bankruptcy proceedings or need assistance with...
Daniel Chudleigh
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Laguna Beach, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 6 years experience
(949) 877-9140 410 Broadway
Suite 170
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business and Personal Injury
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Awarded "10 Best Attorneys - California 2017" for client satisfaction by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, and "Top 40 Under 40" for civil plaintiff attorneys in 2016 by the National Trial Lawyers Association - Daniel W. Chudleigh gets results! Daniel W. Chudleigh is the founder of Chudleigh Law P.C. and focuses on personal injury law and civil litigation. Mr. Chudleigh holds a J.D./M.B.A. from Chapman University and is licensed to practice law in the state and federal courts of both California and Utah.
Lisa M. Burkdall
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California Estate Planning Attorney with 23 years experience

University of California - Hastings College of the Law and UCLA School of LawCalifornia
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David L. Crockett
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California Estate Planning Attorney with 48 years experience

University of California - Los Angeles and University of California - BerkeleyCalifornia
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Estate planning arranges for the transfer of an individual's estate at the time of death. An estate consists of all property owned at death before it is distributed by will, trust, or intestacy laws. An estate may contain both real property and personal property. Estate planning allows an individual to decide exactly who will benefit from his or her estate, and to what extent. It can also reduce the taxes imposed on the transfer of assets at death.

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