Torrance, California Estate Planning Lawyers

Andrew K. Steenbock
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Taxation, Trusts & Estates

Andrew Steenbock focuses on estate and gift tax planning, and advises individuals and business entities on a range of tax planning and estate planning matters.
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Eric F. Bergman
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California Estate Planning Attorney

UCLA School of LawCalifornia
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Andrew G. Smith
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California Estate Planning Attorney

Georgetown UniversityVirginia, DC, California, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 9th Circuit, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California and Federal Circuit
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Alexander L. Bruin
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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP – Taxation, Trusts & Estates

Alexander Bruin represents high net worth individuals in estate planning including gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer tax planning, wealth transfer planning and business succession planning.
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Jason Mark Murai
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Torrance, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 12 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
R. Christine Brown
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Torrance, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 25 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...
Beti Tsai Bergman
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Torrance, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 20 years experience
(424) 247-1196 3655 Torrance Blvd., 3rd Floor
Torrance, CA 90503
Estate Planning and Probate
University of California - Davis
Beti Tsai Bergman is an attorney and counselor at law dedicated to serving her clients with judgment, courtesy, and diligence. She is an attorney, in good standing, licensed to practice law in the State of California. She was admitted to the CA State Bar in 1997. Ms. Bergman is the principal shareholder of the law firm, Peninsula Law, A Professional Law Corporation, which specializes in probate, trusts, estates, conservatorships, and elder abuse. Ms. Bergman has extensive experience in representing conservators, trustees, and executors, as well as, heirs and beneficiaries in uncontested and contested trust and estate matters. Before...
Samuel B. Ledwitz J.D., LL.M.
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Torrance, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 19 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
James Charles Shields
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Torrance, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 23 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...
William Suk Yun
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Torrance, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 12 years experience
(323) 863-3414 21250 Hawthorne Blvd.
Suite 500
Torrance, CA 90503
Estate Planning and Immigration
UC Hastings COL
Law Office of William S. Yun - Immigration Law - Estate Planning - Litigation www.WilliamYunLaw.com - reviewed on Yelp (search Law Office of William S. Yun) William Yun is a graduate of UC Berkeley (Dean's List) and UC Hastings School of Law. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers' Association (AILA), and a former judicial extern of the Los Angeles Superior Court. The Law Office of William S. Yun is dedicated to diligently serving clients in the fields of Immigration Law, Estate Planning, and Litigation. Should we have the honor of representing you or your...
Mr. Edwin Antigua Barnum
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Torrance, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 9 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...
Christina Marie Wickers
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Torrance, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 6 years experience
(310) 540-2520 Skypark Atrium
2790 Skypark Drive, Suite 209
Torrance, CA 90505
Estate Planning, Business, Divorce and Probate
Practice Areas:  Estates, Elder Abuse, Conservatorships, Real Property, Business Litigation, Family.
Ms. Wickers attended Loyola Marymount University and graduated from California State University Northridge receiving a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a Finance Emphasis.  She obtained her Juris Doctor from Western State College of Law.
Ms. Wickers authored an article for the California State Bar, Trusts and Estates Quarterly titled, Das Closes the Door on Civil Liability for Financial Institutions Failure to Make Mandated Elder Abuse Report, Volume 16, Issue 4. Click here to view the article.
During law school, she worked part time at this office, while earning the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in...
Rodney William Wickers
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Torrance, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 41 years experience
(310) 540-2520 2790 Skypark Drive
Suite 209
Torrance, CA 90505
Estate Planning, Business, Family and Probate
UC Hastings COL
Teresa Gutierrez
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Torrance, CA Estate Planning Attorney
(310) 503-6492 TERESA GUTIERREZ LAW
1308 Sartori Avenue, Suite 201
Torrance, CA 90501
Estate Planning and Business
Kara Koerner
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California Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years experience

Santa Clara University School of LawCalifornia
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Elizabeth G. Acevedo
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California Estate Planning Attorney

State University of New York - BuffaloNew York and California
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Sibylle Grebe
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Torrance, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 29 years experience
(310) 542-9888 3424 W Carson St
Torrance, CA 90503
Estate Planning
Southwestern University School of Law
Heather Anne Miller
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Torrance, CA Estate Planning Attorney
21515 Hawthorne Blvd.
Suite 840
Torrance, CA 90503
Estate Planning
Torrance, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 25 years experience
(310) 944-9700 21535 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA 90503
Estate Planning
Loyola Law School
Torrance, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 28 years experience
(310) 540-8855 21515 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA 90503
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
USC Law School
Torrance, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 39 years experience
(310) 543-0537 21515 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA 90503
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Torrance, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 31 years experience
(310) 540-9111 21535 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA 90503
Estate Planning, Business and Tax
Emory Univ School of Law
Torrance, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 37 years experience
(310) 793-0800 3424 Carson St
Torrance, CA 90503
Estate Planning, Business, Divorce and Family
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Torrance, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 53 years experience
(310) 540-8855 21515 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA 90503
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
Harvard Univ Law School
Torrance, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 38 years experience
(310) 320-5450 406 Amapola Ave
Torrance, CA 90501
Estate Planning
Loyola Law School
Torrance, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 31 years experience
(310) 540-6000 21515 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA 90503
Estate Planning and Business
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Jill R. Skinner
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Jill Skinner focuses on estate and gift tax planning, and trust administration. She advises on living trusts, insurance trusts, and qualified personal residence trusts.
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Gary Borofsky
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California Estate Planning Lawyer with 47 years experience

University of California - Los AngelesCalifornia, U.S. District Court, Central District of California and U.S. Tax Court
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Jon Jeffry Mercant
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Redondo Beach, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 43 years experience
(310) 316-8738 707 Torrance Blvd
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business and Probate
UCLA School of Law
Alexis Martin Neely
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Redondo Beach, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 17 years experience
(866) 999-3974 417 Beryl St
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Estate Planning and Tax
Georgetown Univ Law Ctr
Krystle Clervaud
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Carson, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 1 year experience
(323) 673-4838 552 E. Carson Street
Suite 104 PMB 320
Carson, CA 90745
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, DUI and Family
Whittier Law School
Kevin John Kensik
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El Segundo, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 23 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.
William Martin Burbank
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Long Beach, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 15 years experience
(800) 220-4205 3740 Long Beach Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90807
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...
Aastha Madaan
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Long Beach, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 5 years experience
(949) 346-5294 Suite 400
Long Beach, CA 90803
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Business
Whittier Law School
Aastha is the owner and founder of Madaan Law, P.C.. She focuses her practice in the areas of business law, franchise law, and estate planning. Aastha is a strong advocate of good planning, in life and in business. She takes the time to explain the legal process and answer any questions for potential clients. Prior to founding Madaan Law, Aastha worked with a boutique business law firm where she practiced business litigation and provided legal advice to small businesses. She learned the ins and outs of future planning for individuals and businesses, and uses her...
Saman Behnam
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Long Beach, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 20 years experience
(562) 436-1500 354 W. Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90802
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Probate
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
The Law Offices of Saman Behnam, is a full services law firm; providing its clientele with high quality, cost effective, and responsive legal services throughout the State of California. Our office provides affordable, cost effective legal services with the care and attention you require. SAMAN BEHNAM, has a practice emphasis in Civil litigation Real Estate Litigation and related Transaction, Bankruptcy litigation, Family Law, CH/DV-TRO, Family Law, Probate and Trust Litigation, Corporations Shareholder Dispute Resolution and litigation, Estate Planning, Business Succession Planning, Asset Protection, Commercial and Residential Evictions, transactions concerning Limited Partnerships, Limited Liability Company, Corporations. He is a...
Thomas Glenn Martin
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Long Beach, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 20 years experience
(562) 219-3290 249 E. Ocean Boulevard
Suite 501
Long Beach, CA 90802
Estate Planning, Business, Divorce and Family
UCLA School of Law
Richard Harting
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Long Beach, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 27 years experience
(562) 981-3707 3711 Long Beach Blvd, Suite 600
Long Beach, CA 90807
Estate Planning, Animal, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Laura L. Thatcher
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Manhattan Beach, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 21 years experience
(310) 725-0972 1590-D Rosecrans Ave. #213
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Estate Planning
Loyola Law School
Ann Michael
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California Estate Planning Attorney with 26 years experience

Oklahoma City University School of LawOklahoma, Illinois and California
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Dustin Ginsburg
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California Estate Planning Lawyer

Georgetown University Law Center and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of LawCalifornia
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Daniel Sallus
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Manhattan Beach, CA Estate Planning Attorney
(310) 889-0233 1500 Rosecrans Ave. Ste. 500
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Estate Planning, Business, Probate and Real Estate
Denise Arlene Furubotten
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Long Beach, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 22 years experience
(562) 436-4392 3780 Kilroy Airport Way
#200
Long Beach, CA 90806
Estate Planning, Business, Divorce and Family
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Cherisse Gay Lanier
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Long Beach, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 21 years experience
(310) 941-1460 235 E. BROADWAY SUITE 1140
Long Beach, CA 90802
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business and Divorce
Western State Univ COL
Jason Stone
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Manhattan Beach, CA Estate Planning Attorney
(310) 889-0233 1500 Rosecrans Avenue
Suite 500
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Tracy Jordan Roberts
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Long Beach, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 21 years experience
(562) 432-1001 400 Oceangate
Long Beach, CA 90802
Estate Planning
UCLA School of Law
Zaher Fallahi
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 8 years experience
(310) 719-1040 10866 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90024
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...
Mitchell A. Port
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 36 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...
Gregory Mark Shanfeld
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Sherman Oaks, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 24 years experience
(818) 839-2487 15233 Ventura Blvd, Suite 1000
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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.
Hossein Farzam Berenji
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Los Angeles, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 17 years experience
(213) 985-3007 550 S. Hill Street STE 1467
Los Angeles, CA 90013
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.
Vanja Habekovic
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Beverly Hills, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 14 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...
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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Robert E. Strauss
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California Estate Planning Attorney with 28 years experience

UCLA School of LawCalifornia, U.S. District Court, Central District of California and U.S. Tax Court
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Planning your estate?

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.

An experienced estate planning lawyer can help minimize the amount of the estate surrendered to taxes as well as ensure that the management and distribution of the estate is carried out according to your plans. Particularly when your plans are complex and/or you have substantial property or assets, it is important to have an attorney who can ensure that your plan functions the way you intend. Depending on the complexity of your individual situation, your estate planning team may include attorneys, financial planners, bankers and insurance professionals. Some states certify attorneys as estate planning specialists, which means they have met certain requirements for experience, education, and testing in that field.


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