Solana Beach, California Estate Planning Lawyers

Matthew Kaemerle
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Free consultation. Estate planning and probate experience you can trust.

I'm an experienced estate planning lawyer helping clients with wills, trusts, estates and probate. I provide guidance throughout the estate planning process to ensure that my clients' wishes are clear and legally sound.
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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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Joel Steven Weissler
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California Estate Planning Attorney with 29 years experience

San Diego Attorney Joel Weissler (619-281-1888) has practiced law for over 25 yrs. Early on, his personal experiences focused his career on Estate Planning, Elder law, Asset Protection & Probate. Joel... Read More »
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Denise E. Oxley Esq.
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California Estate Planning Lawyer with 25 years experience

Inns of Court School of Law, Grays Inn, LondonUnited Kingdom and California
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Solana Beach, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 37 years experience
(858) 259-9719 215 S Hwy 101
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Estate Planning
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Solana Beach, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 44 years experience
(858) 755-6604 102 Stevens Ave
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Estate Planning and Environmental
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Solana Beach, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 26 years experience
(858) 755-6672 740 Lomas Santa Fe Dr
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Estate Planning, Business and International
National Univ School of Law
Jack Stephens
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San Diego, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 28 years experience
(858) 250-0197 12526 High Bluff Dr.
Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92130
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder and Tax
University of San Diego School of Law and Baylor Law School
Principal Owner
Jack E. Stephens J.D., LL.M. has been practicing law in San Diego since 1990, helping thousands of taxpayers reduce taxes and homeowners protect their property with Trust strategies. Jack Stephens has been designated as Top Lawyer by San Diego Magazine, Best of the Bar, and Avvo on a consistent basis. He has received annual awards including the AV Preeminent Attorney Rating by Martindell-Hubbell, representing the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards. As an active contributor to continuing education in Estate Planning, Jack Stephens has authored and edited quarterly newsletters, pamphlets, and contributed articles to the...
William Roger Simon Jr
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Rancho Santa Fe, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 30 years experience
(858) 771-0081 PO Box 5005 PMB#107
6105 Paseo Delicias, Suite 7
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Probate
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Bill helps business owners achieve financial freedom through legal strategies that maximize and protect their assets. As Chief Counsel at Sollertis, Bill works with his clients in the preparation of a Master Asset Protection Plan™ and, once created, manages a team of strategically selected Private Practice Attorneys who work with him to implement the plan and ultimately, to help his clients protect their assets and obtain financial freedom. Bill brings a business perspective to everything he does. As co-founder and managing partner of San Diego Law Firm, he guided the firm in its ascent...
Kevin K Forrester
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Encinitas, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 31 years experience
(760) 932-0999 4403 Manchester Ave Ste 205
Encinitas, CA 92024-7903
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation and Real Estate
University of San Diego School of Law
Kevin Forrester has more than 20 years experience as a trust and fiduciary lawyer, arbitrator, and mediator of civil, securities, and real estate disputes; and more than 30 years real estate practice experience as a Realtor® and licensed real estate broker.
Joseph Adelizzi
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Encinitas, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 34 years experience
(760) 632-1338 191 Calle Magdalena
Suite 202
Encinitas, CA 92024
Free ConsultationEstate Planning
Western State Univ
My vision for creating the Divorce Mediation service was in recognition of the excessive costs and ordeal clients are forced to put up with in the traditional divorce scenario in Court. Everything accumulated by a family can be consumed in the divorce process because there is no insurance policy to cover the legal expense, no business that has a budget for litigation expenses and no government help, so the community estate must bear the costs for both sides. Needless to say, a typical contested divorce can easily exceed $100,000 and what does a family have to show for it?...
Richard Alan Cornell
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Encinitas, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 28 years experience
(760) 753-0088 2236 Encinitas Blvd
Encinitas, CA 92024
Estate Planning
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Encinitas Probate Attorney Services Mr. Cornell has spent over 25 years emphasising trust administration and probate with the goal of producing value and providing a personal touch for each client. Areas of Practice Estate Planning Incapacity Planning Guardianship? Conservatorship? Trust Administration and Probate? ?Special Needs Planning Richard Cornell After spending his childhood in Oceanside and graduating from Oceanside High School, Richard Cornell went on to attend Loyola Marymount University graduating Cum Laude and then recieved his Juris Doctorate from the University of...
Merwyn Jay Miller
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Encinitas, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 44 years experience
(760) 436-8832 191 Calle Magdalena
Suite 270
Encinitas, CA 92024
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder and Probate
California Western School of Law
Merwyn J. Miller is an estate planning attorney with an active law office in Encinitas, San Diego County, California. (Encinitas is located in the north coastal area of San Diego County, half way between Del Mar and Oceanside. It is adjacent to the following communities: Cardiff, Carlsbad, Del Mar, La Costa, Leucadia, Oceanside, Rancho Santa Fe, San Marcos, Solana Beach, and Vista. (Click here for a map showing the location of Encinitas.)

He was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1974 and has been certified by that organization’s Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in Estate Planning, Trust,...
Tristan L Younghaus
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San Diego, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 5 years experience
(619) 786-6563 12526 High Bluff Drive
Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92130
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Immigration and Probate
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Donald R. Oder
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Experienced & Trusted Estate Planning Attorney! Committed to Legal Excellence!

I am dedicated to providing the highest quality legal representation at affordable rates. I am committed to client satisfaction and the best possible outcomes! Visit my website for information, call for a consultation.
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Scott C. Soady Esq.
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Free Consultation! Experienced Estate Planning Attorney! Protect Your Interests!

I am an effective and dedicated estate planning attorney. I am focused on helping families achieve the results they need! Visit my website for information about estate planning law and call for a free consultation!
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Daniel Kenneth Printz
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Del Mar, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 18 years experience
(858) 720-8250 445 Marine View Avenue
Del Mar, CA 92014
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Business
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Audrey Grossman
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San Diego, CA Estate Planning Lawyer
(858) 342-8040 11622 El Camino Real
Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92130
Estate Planning
Tina K Gehres
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San Diego, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 21 years experience
(877) 333-2420 4275 Executive Square
Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92037
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...
Asaph Abrams
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San Diego, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 15 years experience
(858) 240-6751 9340 Carmel Mountain Road
Suite E
San Diego, CA 92129
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Bankruptcy
University of San Diego School of Law
Professional Life: California State Bar member, Asaph Abrams represents individuals, families and businesses in obtaining federal bankruptcy protection. He has filed over 650 successful bankruptcy cases in San Diego and has been co-chair of the San Diego County Bar's Bankruptcy Law Section. He has parted ways with the large law firm sector to focus personally on clients in need. He offers sliding-scale rates to make bankruptcy an affordable solution for all San Diegans. Asaph volunteers and is active in the legal community through the San Diego County Bar Association and the National Association of Consumer...
Brenda Geiger
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CARLSBAD, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years experience
(760) 448-2220 1917 PALOMAR OAKS WAY
STE 160
CARLSBAD, CA 92008
Estate Planning, Business and Elder
University of San Diego School of Law
Mrs. Geiger’s practice is located in Carlsbad, California. Her practice focuses on Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Business Planning, Elder Law, Trust Administration, and Probate. She obtained her law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law where she served as an Editor for the San Diego International Law Journal and published a law review article. She has also authored multiple books on Trusts, Elder Law and Business Law topics and is an active member of the North County San Diego Bar Association, the North County Estate Planning Council and is a member of the editorial committee for the...
Nicole Heffel
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La Jolla, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 4 years experience
(619) 550-3080 9404 Genesee Ave.
Suite 340
La Jolla, CA 92037
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Tax
Thomas Jefferson School of Law and Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Nicole Heffel is a distinguished attorney based in San Diego. A “Rising Star” with just over four years of experience, Ms. Heffel has already built a name for herself in estate planning and probate law and has garnered a reputation as a staunch advocate for veterans. A former member of the U.S. Navy, her practice focuses on comprehensive estate planning, veteran benefits, and asset protection services. Among numerous other honors, Ms. Heffel has received the Women Resiliency Award by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs in 2015 and the Trailblazer Award from the California Department of Veteran Affairs in 2016.
Matthew Kaemerle
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Carlsbad, CA Estate Planning Attorney
(760) 931-1981 5962 La Place Court
Ste. 165
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Stephen Joseph Mancini
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San Diego, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 38 years experience
(858) 200-1900 3636 Nobel Dr
San Diego, CA 92122
Estate Planning
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Ray Padilla
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San Diego, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 5 years experience
(619) 431-1187 13400 Sabre Springs Parkway
Suite 275
San Diego, CA 92128
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Personal Injury
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Ray Padilla brings years of high volume experience, with a unique ability to relate to clients and provide them with the attention and service which prioritizes client needs. Today, Ray works with clients to protect their interests by helping them build an estate plan which aims to ensure that the fruits of their hard labor are preserved for them and for their families. Ray spent years working in big prestigious firms handling a multitude of legal cases helping hundreds with their estate planning and personal injury needs. The experience was invaluable. Desiring a more personal and focused legal practice, Ray...
Rodney James Hatley
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San Diego, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 31 years experience
(858) 384-5757 10935 Vista Sorrento Pkwy.
Ste. 120
San Diego, CA 92130
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Tax
Univ of Memphis Humphreys School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
David C. Hawkes Esq.
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California Estate Planning Lawyer with 15 years experience

University of San Diego School of LawCalifornia and U.S. District Court Southern District of California
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Julia Kaemerle
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Carlsbad, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 10 years experience
(760) 931-1981 5962 La Place Court
Ste. 165
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Estate Planning, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Joseph John Strazzeri
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San Diego, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 22 years experience
(858) 200-1900 3636 Nobel Dr
San Diego, CA 92122
Estate Planning, Business, Real Estate and Tax
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Michael Gary Perdue
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Carlsbad, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 36 years experience
(760) 930-9668 1901 Camino Vida Roble
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Probate and Real Estate
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Michael Perdue is an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of California since 1982. He received his bachelor's degree in Economics (with an emphasis in business) from Brigham Young University. He is a graduate of The University of San Diego School of Law and speaks Japanese (although not as well as he once did). Upon graduation from law school, Mike was admitted to practice law before all the courts of the State of California including The California Superior, State Courts of Appeals and the State Supreme Court, as well as The United States District Court, and The...
Rhona Shelley Kauffman
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San Diego, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 24 years experience
(760) 772-8225 4445 Eastgate Mall
Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92121
Estate Planning, Business, Employment and Real Estate
Whittier Coll School of Law
I have been passionately practicing Civil Litigation as well as handling Transactional matters for over two decades. My specialties include Real Estate, Business, Contracts, Homeowners Associations, Corporate, Employment Law, and Estate Planning. I have a superb rating on AVVO which is the attorney rated online website and my clients and peers have nominated me for Top Lawyer in Palm Springs Life. My offices are located in San Diego and Palm Desert California but I have clients across United States and in Canada and aboard who find me on the internet. I look forward to servicing your legal needs.
Stephen Edward Hurst
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Carlsbad, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 47 years experience
(760) 804-9800 2131 Palomar Airport Rd.
Suite 200-228
Carlsbad, CA 92011
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Probate and Real Estate
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Gita Kristina Nassiri
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Carlsbad, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 24 years experience
(760) 979-1280 2794 Gateway Road, Suite 101
Carlsbad, CA 92009
Estate Planning and Business
Whittier Coll School of Law
Ronald R. Webb
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San Diego, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 24 years experience
(858) 558-1191 5440 Morehouse Dr, Ste 3700
San Diego, CA 92121
Estate Planning, Business, Insurance Claims and Tax
University of San Diego, School of Law
Taleed El-Sabawi
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San Diego, CA Estate Planning Attorney
(619) 399-3366 5703 Oberlin Dr.
Suite 201
San Diego, CA 92121
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Probate
Roberta Jeanette Robinson
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San Diego, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 41 years experience
(858) 485-1990 11665 Avena Pl
Suite 108
San Diego, CA 92128
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Probate
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Practice Areas
Will and Living Trust drafting and review
Powers of Attorney and Advance Health Care Directives
Will and Trust Amendments and Updates
Estate, Gift, Income, and Property Tax planning Techniques for avoiding probate
Represent Executors and Administrators in Probate
Represent Trustee in Trust Administration
Advanced Estate Tax Planning: Irrevocable Trusts, Gifting Trusts, Grantor Retained Trusts (GRIT, GRAT, GRUT, QPRT), Life Insurance Trusts
Charitable Planning ? Charitable Trusts (CRAT, CRUT, CLT)

Education
University of San Diego School of Law ? Juris Doctorate in 1977
University of California, Irvine ? Bachelor of Arts in 1974
Personal Philosophy
Roberta helps families plan to transfer assets to the next generation while avoiding probate and miniming...
Mr. Bobby Kouretchian
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Carlsbad, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 19 years experience
(760) 487-8330 5650 El Camino Real, Ste 123
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Estate Planning, Business and Probate
Pepperdine University School of Law
Mr. Kouretchian provides strategic counseling and customized legal service to individuals, families, entrepreneurs, estates and businesses. He specializes in the areas of Wills and Trusts and Corporate/Business Law (Formation, Governance, Finance).
David J. O'Connell
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Valley Center, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 30 years experience
(760) 310-2463 12580 Mirar de Valle Road
Valley Center, CA 92082
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Mr. O'Connell leads a small firm of professionals specializing in real estate issues, business, corporations, limited liability companies, estates, and trust administration. He has more than 20 years of experience in these areas and is fully equipped to advise clients regarding their options and risks in these troubling economic times. Mr. O'Connell speaks frequently at continuing education seminars on topic including the emerging issues in limited liability companies and legal ethics. Mr. O'Connell served in the U.S. Army Security Agency from 1968 to 1972, serving in Turkey and Germany.
Ruth Ryan-Cruz
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San Diego, CA Estate Planning Lawyer
(619) 528-2202 3111 Camino Del Rio North, Suite 400
San Diego, CA 92108
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, IP and Probate
California Western School of Law
Ruth Ryan-Cruz is an attorney in San Diego, California with Ryan-Cruz Law, APC. Attorney Ruth Ryan-Cruz practices in the areas of business and corporate law, intellectual property, estate planning, wills, trusts, copyrights, trademarks and more. Contact San Diego Attorney Ruth Ryan-Cruz for a consultation. Ruth is a fluent Spanish-speaking attorney providing counseling and transactional services in Spanish in the areas listed above. Ruth earned her Juris Doctor Degree from California Western School of Law and received a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in High Tech Management from California State...
Daniel Joseph Wilson
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San Diego, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 6 years experience
(858) 485-1990 11665 Avena Pl
Suite 108
San Diego, CA 92128
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Probate
University of San Diego School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
California Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law
Master of Laws in Taxation

Practice Areas
Will and Living Trust Drafting
Powers of Attorney and Advance Health Care Directives
Estate Planning Review
Will and Trust amendments and updates
Estate, Gift, Income, and Property Tax planning
Techniques for avoiding probate
Probates - Represent Executors and Administrators in Probate
Represent Trustee in Trust Administration
Email: DanielWilson@TrustLaw.us

Professional Associations and Memberships
Rancho Bernardo Community Foundation, Board Member
Rancho Bernardo Business Association
Probate Bench?Bar Committee
San Diego County Bar Association
North County Estate Planning Council
San Diego North County Bar Association
Personal Philosophy
Daniel has a passion for working with people and assisting them achieve their goals. He provides clear and simple...
Dan W Kehr
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San Diego, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years experience
(619) 525-1306 655 W. Broadway
15th Floor
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Communications and Tax
California Western School of Law and UCLA School of Law
Dan W. Kehr is a partner in Best Best & Krieger LLP’s Business practice group, where he provides corporate general counsel, technology, Internet and e-commerce legal services. He handles transactional-based legal issues that address the issues that arise when companies develop, license, acquire or sell information technology and Internet or computer-related products and services worldwide. He represents entrepreneurs, businesses, Internet & tech companies as well as their owners and C-level executives. Dan provides legal services for a variety of individuals, entrepreneurs, investors and businesses, including start-ups and mid-market companies, across a broad range of industries, such as technology, internet, e-commerce,...
Michael Spiekerman
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Vista, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 27 years experience
(760) 214-9404 380 S Melrose Dr
Ste 363
Vista, CA 92081
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Family
Western State Univ COL
Family Law Attorney Michael Spiekerman is a highly qualified attorney whose practice is exclusively devoted to dissolution of marriage and domestic partnerships, and all manner of family law related issues. He has represented clients with both complex and simple disputes involving the division of community property assets, the allocation of marital and non-marital debt, obtaining and terminating spousal support awards, setting and modifying child support orders, custody, parenting issues, and much more.

Michael recognizes that the circumstance of ending a marriage or any once intimate relationship is an extremely traumatic experience. In order for people to actually be supported...
Joel Steven Weissler
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San Diego, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 29 years experience
(619) 281-1888 2635 Camino Del Rio S. #301
San Diego, CA 92108
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Tax
University of San Diego School of Law and California Western School of Law
San Diego Attorney Joel Weissler (619-281-1888) has practiced law for over 25 yrs. Early on, his personal experiences focused his career on Estate Planning, Elder law, Asset Protection & Probate. Joel has been recognized for the past 3 years by Martindale-Hubble & Lawyers.com receiving their “Client Distinction” award as being in the top 1% of attorneys in client service & satisfaction. A 2008-2013 recipient of San Diego Magazine’s five star award program, in 2010, Attorney Weissler was selected through a peer nomination process as a "Top Attorney" in the Estate Planning Category by the San Diego Daily Transcript. Attorney...
Mr. Kevan P. McLaughlin Esq., LL.M
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San Diego, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 8 years experience
(858) 678-0061 5151 Shoreham Place
Suite 265
San Diego, CA 92122
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Tax
University of San Diego School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
Originally from Colorado, Kevan attended the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado. There he double majored in Political Science and Economics with a Special International Emphasis. After his undergraduate, Kevan moved to San Francisco, California to attend the Golden Gate University School of Law. While in law school he specialized in tax law, earning a Specialization Certificate in Tax Law with distinction. Kevan also served as the Executive Articles Editor of the Golden Gate University Law Review and co-authored an article published in the thirty-eighth volume of the Golden Gate University Law Review with Jessica L. Hannah. Kevan was...
James Francis Sexton
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Chula Vista, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 28 years experience
(619) 476-9436 3130 Bonita Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91910
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
California Western School of Law
James F. Sexton first worked as an attorney for the insurance companies he now opposes. Having worked this side of personal injury and worker’s compensation cases, James understands the goals, motivation, and tactics employed by the insurance companies and the lawyers who protect their interests. He uses that knowledge to better serve and protect his clients’ interests. As CEO of a company and owner of his own law firm, James Sexton’s success reflects the positive experiences his clients have had and continue to have at The Sexton Law Firm. His expertise is extensive and includes California bankruptcy law, California...
Phillip J Wu
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San Diego, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 4 years experience
(888) 222-1220 3130 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of San Francisco School of Law
Damien Joseph Snow Esq.
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San Diego, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 14 years experience
(619) 296-5884 2635 Camino del Rio S, 110
San Diego, CA 92108
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder and Probate
California Western School of Law
I am dedicated to helping my clients build and protect wealth and to prepare for and deal with life cycle events.
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