Vista, California Estate Planning Lawyers

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! 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 dispute... Read More »
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Joel Steven Weissler
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California Estate Planning Attorney with 30 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 has been... Read More »
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Denise E. Oxley Esq.
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California Estate Planning Lawyer with 26 years experience

Inns of Court School of Law, Grays Inn, LondonUnited Kingdom and California
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Michael Spiekerman
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Vista, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 28 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...
Lucas A Woodward
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Vista, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 8 years experience
(760) 806-4362 380 S. Melrose Drive
3rd Floor
Vista, CA 92083
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Probate and Tax
University of San Diego School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
My practice focuses on estate planning, trust administration, and probate and estate litigation. I have diverse experience in the areas of wills, trusts, business formation, federal and state taxation, and estate litigation. His litigation clients include individual and professional trustees, beneficiaries, surviving spouses, care givers, and omitted heirs. Prior to joining Albence and Associates, APC, I practiced at a major securities litigation firm headquartered in San Diego. I was involved in a variety of complex litigation cases, including mortgage backed securities cases and post-merger derivative suits. This diverse litigation experience in multi-party, national scale cases, blends...
Marion E. Froehlich
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Vista, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 24 years experience
(760) 724-6244 316 S Melrose Dr
Vista, CA 92081
Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Southwestern University School of Law
Paul V.L. Campo
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Vista, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 34 years experience
(760) 639-1680 410 S Melrose Dr, Ste 201
Vista, CA 92081
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Probate
UCLA School of Law
The Vista, California, Law Office of Paul Campo has provided trusted legal counsel in the North San Diego County region for more than 35 years. Paul is committed to providing personalized, knowledgeable, and efficient legal representation for all types of trust, probate, and estate planning matters, including trust and probate litigation. Paul is an experienced, responsive & affordable attorney.

Paul is a native of Vista. After graduating from Vista High School, he attended Stanford University and received his B.A. in 1981. He then attended the UCLA School of Law, and graduated with a J.D. in 1984. While in law school...
Assly Sayyar
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Vista, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years experience
(760) 542-8717 2348 Foothill Drive
Vista, CA 92084
Estate Planning, Business, Collections and Real Estate
UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law
Assly Sayyar is an attorney practicing with Assly Sayyar, Attorney at Law, Inc. which maintains offices in Las Vegas, Nevada and San Diego County, California. She is a skilled and diligent attorney who has been practicing as a trial attorney since 2004. Originally born in England, Assly’s family immigrated to the U.S. when she was a child. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English Rhetoric from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2000. Assly moved to Las Vegas where she attended the William S. Boyd School of Law. After graduating from law school Cum Laude in 2004, Assly...
James Robert Fox
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Vista, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years experience
(888) 301-2455 550 W Vista Way Ste 208
Vista, CA 92083
Estate Planning and Family
UC Hastings COL
Ralph Lynn Williams
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Vista, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 48 years experience
(760) 726-3540 114 Michigan Ave
Vista, CA 92084
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
University of Utah
Robert Bennett
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Vista, CA Estate Planning Lawyer
(760) 631-2082 640 Escondito Ave.
Suite 113
Vista, CA 92084
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Divorce
Vista, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 42 years experience
(760) 945-8520 PO Box 547
Vista, CA 92085
Estate Planning, Criminal and DUI
Western State Univ
Vista, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 49 years experience
(760) 643-4135 380 S Melrose Dr #308
Vista, CA 92081
Estate Planning, Criminal and DUI
California COL
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. Read More »
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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. Read More »
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Vista, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 20 years experience
(760) 945-9353 217 Civic Center Dr Ste 10
Vista, CA 92084
Estate Planning
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Vista, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 18 years experience
(442) 204-5739 550 W Vista Way Ste 107
Vista, CA 92083
Estate Planning
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Vista, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 42 years experience
(760) 845-2520 380 South Melrose Drive, Suite 300
Vista, CA 92083
Estate Planning and Criminal
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Vista, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 32 years experience
(760) 407-6394 630 Alta Vista Dr Ste 203
Vista, CA 92084
Estate Planning
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Vista, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 19 years experience
(760) 630-2200 314 S Melrose Dr
Vista, CA 92081
Estate Planning, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Vista, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 20 years experience
(760) 639-1818 217 Civic Center Dr Ste 6
Vista, CA 92084
Estate Planning
Villanova Univ School of Law
Vista, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 65 years experience
(760) 726-3780 114 Michigan Ave
Vista, CA 92084
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
USC Law School
Vista, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 27 years experience
(760) 643-4003 380 S Melrose Dr Ste 404
Vista, CA 92081
Estate Planning
Brigham Young Univ J Reuben Clark LS UT
Vista, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 36 years experience
(760) 643-4044 380 S Melrose Dr Ste 202
Vista, CA 92081
Estate Planning
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Vista, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 38 years experience
(760) 419-7080 1252 Melrose Way
Vista, CA 92081
Estate Planning, Business and Tax
Univ of Minnesota L S
David C. Hawkes Esq.
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California Estate Planning Lawyer with 16 years experience

University of San Diego School of LawCalifornia and U.S. District Court Southern District of California
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Mr. Bobby Kouretchian
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Carlsbad, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 20 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).
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
Julia Kaemerle
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Carlsbad, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 11 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
Pauline E. Isidro
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Carlsbad, CA Estate Planning Lawyer
(760) 487-8330 5650 El Camino Real
Suite 123
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and IP
Pauline Isidro is an Associate Attorney at Koza Law Group, specializing in estate planning and business law. She holds a B.A. in English from the University of Southern California, as well as a Juris Doctorate degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. A veteran of the public relations industry, Ms. Isidro previously provided strategic publicity and product placement consultation services for various clients at a Hollywood, California-based boutique P.R. firm. Ms. Isidro is currently an active member of the State Bar of California where she also holds membership with the Trusts and Estates Section. She is...
Carrie Netterville Heieck
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Carlsbad, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 13 years experience
(760) 579-7347 2173 Salk Ave
Ste 250
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Whittier Coll School of Law
For over ten years, Carrie N. Heieck has represented individual and business clients on a myriad of legal matters – always with the goal of protecting her clients from and defending them against the inevitable pitfalls they face in our increasingly litigious and complex world. Ms. Heieck feels strongly that the most important service she can provide her clients is to assist them in avoiding legal problems in the first place. With a carefully devised “life” plan in place, Carrie’s clients feel at ease knowing they are protected.
Gita Kristina Nassiri
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Carlsbad, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 25 years experience
(760) 979-1280 2794 Gateway Road, Suite 101
Carlsbad, CA 92009
Estate Planning and Business
Whittier Coll School of Law
Darius Khayat
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(760) 591-0245 955 Boardwalk, Suite 303
San Marcos, CA 92078
San Marcos, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 27 years experience
Estate Planning, Business and Probate
National Univ School of Law
Margaret Ann Hendrick
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Carlsbad, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 30 years experience
(760) 431-0005 2244 Faraday Avenue
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Estate Planning and Environmental
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Jack B. Friedell
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Carlsbad, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 16 years experience
(760) 295-8913 2173 Salk Ave. Ste 250
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Business
We are dedicated to serving our clients to the best of our abilities, providing service that is second to none. We take the time to listen closely to the goals and concerns of each client. No two clients are the same. It is our goal to provide unique solutions for every client we serve, putting our knowledge and experience to work for their benefit. Our goal is to protect you, your children, your assets, and your business throughout the San Diego and Orange County area. Our primary office is located in Carlsbad, California. We proudly serve individuals, families and business owners...
Brenda Geiger
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CARLSBAD, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 15 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...
David J. O'Connell
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Escondido, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 31 years experience
(760) 310-2463 104 West Grand Avenue
Ste. A
Escondido, CA 92025
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 30 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.
Jeffrey Louis Gaffney
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Carlsbad, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 26 years experience
(760) 809-9401 7030 Via Cabana
Carlsbad, CA 92009
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder and Stockbroker Fraud
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Jeffrey Gaffney is a 24 year attorney and retired Navy Captain. Originally from New York, he moved to San Diego in 1985 and has remained here since, military duties permitting.

An attorney since 1993, Jeff is a graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law. He began as a law clerk in 1991, helping aggrieved investors recover from unscrupulous stockbrokers. A former registered representative ("used stock salesman") and principal (licensed manager of registered representatives), he began his own law firm in the midst of a scandal involving Prudential Securities' sales of limited partnerships. Since then,...
Robert Joseph Mintz
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Bonsall, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 40 years experience
(800) 223-4291 5256 S. Mission Rd.
Suite 302
Bonsall, CA 92003
Free ConsultationEstate Planning
Boston University School of Law and Univ of San Diego School of Law
We are a law firm with offices in San Diego and the San Francisco Bay Area. Our practice is focused on providing sophisticated asset protection legal services for clients throughout the country. When helpful, we can arrange personal meetings with our clients in Los Angeles and most areas in California.

We structure our clients personal and business holdings to protect against risk of loss from sources of potential liability. This structuring is based upon the correct choice of business entity and the proper asset protection strategies for holding investment assets and accumulated wealth. Our expertise is in both...
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...
Mara Allard
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Carlsbad, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 27 years experience
(760) 448-6189 2103 Camino Vida Roble
Suite D
Carlsbad, CA 92011
Estate Planning and Probate
California Western School of Law
Mara Allard has a proven track record of success advancing claims for clients in probate courts throughout the state. At Allard Smith A Professional Law Corporation, she represents executors, heirs, trustees, trust beneficiaries and family members in probate petitions, will contests, breach of trust, financial elder abuse claims, breach of fiduciary duty claims, quiet title actions, real property disputes and contested actions related to guardianships, conservatorships and powers of attorney.
Rickard Lee Borg
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Carlsbad, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 44 years experience
(760) 729-2313 2558 Roosevelt Street
Suite 300
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Estate Planning, Business, Divorce and Family
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Life Long California resident serving the Carlsbad area for 40 years Graduate of Lynwood SDA Academy Vietnam Veteran -- Gasoline Truck Driver Former Realtor in California Business owner and General Counsel to the Health Care Industry including hospitals.... Currently General Counsel to Spinergy Professional Affiliations with Brig. Gen. David M. Brahms USMC Ret and Vanessa Duisters. A significant percentage of clients are professionals including Lawyers. We are Lawyers for Lawyers Quite often Our wide experience in trial matters is useful in settling difficult cases in Mediation. We have youth in Vanessa Duisters. Brilliance in General Brahms supplemented with Business...
Melissa Loreen Rodriguez
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Oceanside, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 20 years experience
(760) 410-8227 509 N. Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA 92054
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Probate
Univ of San Diego School of Law
I help clients create an individualized estate plan for themselves and their loved ones. I also help individuals who have lost a loved one, navigate the process of settling an estate or trust.
Kent VanderSchuit
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Carlsbad, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 22 years experience
(760) 602-6234 300 Carlsbad Village Drive,
#416
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Michael Gary Perdue
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Carlsbad, CA Estate Planning Attorney with 37 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...
Joseph Battle Carnohan
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Oceanside, CA Estate Planning Lawyer with 30 years experience
(760) 722-8200 1930 South Coast Hwy. Suite 100
Oceanside, CA 92054
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
California Western School of Law
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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.


Fiduciary: A person or institution who manages money or property for another and who must exercise a standard care imposed by law, i.e., personal representative or executor of an estate, a trustee, etc.

Personal representative: The person who administers an estate. If named in a will, that person's title is an executor. If there is no valid will, that person's title is an administrator.