Gonzales, California Probate Lawyers

Theodore Harry Cominos
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Salinas, CA Probate Attorney with 67 years experience
(831) 754-6600 10 W Alisal St
Salinas, CA 93901
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
U of San Francisco School of Law
Salinas, CA Probate Lawyer with 5 years experience
(831) 424-1414 Post Office Box 2510
Salinas, CA 93902
Probate and Estate Planning
Richard E Damon
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Aptos, CA Probate Lawyer with 41 years experience
9053 Soquel Drive
Suite 203
Aptos, CA 95003
Free ConsultationProbate, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Stanford University and College of William and Mary
I have been practicing law full time since 1977, and I have maintained a solo practice in Santa Cruz County since 1980. I have a general practice, with emphasis on personal injury cases, aviation accidents, and most other types of accidents. I also help individuals prepare estate plans, and eventually represent the heirs in probate proceedings. If you don't know how to describe your case, please call me, and I will let you know whether I can assist you, or else point you in the right direction.
Philip Lincoln Buckwalter
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Aptos, CA Probate Attorney with 34 years experience
(831) 688-0163 9053 Soquel Dr Ste 206
Aptos, CA 95003
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Christi L. McDonald
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Carmel, CA Probate Lawyer with 8 years experience
(831) 622-2000 26385 Carmel Rancho Blvd., Ste. 100
Carmel, CA 93923
Probate, Business, Elder and Estate Planning
Nicholas L. Holder
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Aptos, CA Probate Lawyer with 6 years experience
(831) 688-0163 9053 Soquel Dr Ste 206
Aptos, CA 95003
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
Lincoln Law School of San Jose
Shelli Strahle
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Soquel, CA Probate Attorney with 6 years experience
(831) 621-2165 2425 Porter Street, Suite 10
Soquel, CA 95073
Probate, Elder and Estate Planning
Michael James Barsi
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Aptos, CA Probate Lawyer with 27 years experience
(831) 685-2900 8070 Soquel Drive, Suite 210
Aptos, CA 95003
Probate and Estate Planning
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Robert Barrie Mitchell
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Morgan Hill, CA Probate Attorney with 43 years experience
(408) 779-7879 45 East 1st Street
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Probate, Criminal, Estate Planning and Family
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Patricia Lynne Suda
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Aptos, CA Probate Lawyer with 41 years experience
(831) 722-2212 311 Bonita Ave.
Aptos, CA 95003
Probate and Estate Planning
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Jeffrey Killeen
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Santa Cruz, CA Probate Attorney
(831) 600-7017 303 Potrero St., Ste 52
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Probate and Estate Planning
Monterey, CA Probate Attorney with 7 years experience
(831) 375-3151 490 Calle Principal
Monterey, CA 93940
Probate and Estate Planning
Marisa Catherine Nelson
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Menlo Park, CA Probate Lawyer with 7 years experience
(650) 485-3437 873 Santa Cruz Avenue, Suite 202
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Free ConsultationProbate and Estate Planning
University of San Francisco School of Law
My goal is to make it more convenient, comfortable, personal, and straightforward to work with a lawyer. I work with busy professionals, entrepreneurs, educators, and parents who want protection, peace of mind, and convenience, including local, out-of-state, and international clients with California legal needs. I leverage modern technology to make legal services easier to obtain, more comfortable, and less time-consuming, without sacrificing quality. At the same time, I take an old-fashioned approach to legal counsel. I want to be your trusted legal advisor, and that means earning your trust. Hiring a lawyer doesn’t have to be intimidating...
Daniel L DuRee
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Mountain View, CA Probate Attorney
(650) 933-7122 800 West El Camino Real
Suite 180
Mountain View, CA 94040
Free ConsultationProbate and Estate Planning
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Do you have questions about the estate planning process? Please call today for a free consultation.
Thomas E. Rossmeissl
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(408) 883-3520 16450 Los Gatos Boulevard
Suite 108
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Los Gatos, CA Probate Lawyer with 28 years experience
Probate and Estate Planning
Georgetown University Law Center
I am a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Specialization. My focus is on estate planning, trust and estate administration, and trust and estate litigation. I help individuals and families who face serious legal situations, and I help bring them solutions and peace of mind. My goal is to help clients gain the peace of mind that comes with taking care of their families, to help clients navigate through the challenges of trust and estate administration, and to zealously represent clients in litigation to seek the...
James Clifford Anderson
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Turlock, CA Probate Attorney
(209) 667-2300 300 N. Palm St.
Turlock, CA 95381
Probate, Employment, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
James practices in the areas of employment law for management, personal injury, estate planning, and real estate. James graduated from Arizona State University, in Tempe, Arizona, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. He went on to earn his J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento, where he graduated fifth in his class, With Great Distinction, and Order of the Coif. While at McGeorge, James completed a judicial externship with the Honorable Justice George Nicholson, at the California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, in Sacramento. ...
Scott Jordan
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San Ramon, CA Probate Lawyer with 12 years experience
(925) 913-0275 18 Crow Canyon Court
Suite 280
San Ramon, CA 94583
Free ConsultationProbate, Bankruptcy, Business and Estate Planning
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
I represent individuals and small to medium sized businesses in bankruptcy, foreclosure defense and debt consolidation matters. For individuals, I represent clients in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings, including adversary proceedings, including 2nd home mortgage lien stripping, redemption of vehicles and student loan reductions. For businesses, I provide services related to the winding down of a business, board and management consultations and bankruptcy debt consolidation in Chapter 11. In conjunction with my bankruptcy practice, I also provide estate planning, probate and trust administration representation. The best way to avoid probate is to plan properly by drafting...
Daniel Timothy Quane
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Danville, CA Probate Lawyer with 13 years experience
(925) 314-2320 571 Hartz Ave
Danville, CA 94526
Probate and Estate Planning
Golden Gate University School of Law and McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Daniel T. Quane manages the Doyle Quane Family Trusts and Estates practice. Dan is a Certified Legal Specialist in Estate Planning, Trusts and Probate Law. He has an advanced legal degree in Taxation (LL.M.) and he was named Super Lawyer’s Rising Star in 2015 and 2016. He works with a diverse range of clients, from those of average means to wealthy families requiring complex advanced estate tax planning strategies. Dan has experience guiding families through the complex legal process required upon death in the most efficient manner possible, whether it’s through trust administration or the probate court process. He...
Jeffrey K Nielsen
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San Jose, CA Probate Lawyer with 7 years experience
(408) 294-9700 84 West Santa Clara St. #540
San Jose, CA 95113
Free ConsultationProbate, Business and Estate Planning
Western State University College of Law
With over 5 years of experience, I understand the challenges facing families when they begin to contemplate their future. I know that you want to make sure that you are leaving your loved ones in a good place, and I want to help you develop a comprehensive estate plan that allows you to achieve your specific objectives.

I offer customized Estate Plans tailored to each client's needs. I have dealt with estates of all different sizes. Even if you feel that it is unnecessary for you to create an estate plan, you may have more assets than you realize. Certainly,...
Mark Adrien Gullotta
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San Bruno, CA Probate Lawyer with 16 years experience
(650) 382-4331 1001 Bayhill Drive, 2nd Floor
San Bruno, CA 94066
Free ConsultationProbate and Estate Planning
Santa Clara University School of Law
As the founder of The Law Office of Mark Gullotta, San Mateo County lawyer Mark Gullotta provides legal services in a wide variety of estate planning issues and matters of probate. He has been practicing as an attorney for more than 15 years. Prior to deciding to establish his firm, Attorney Gullotta worked at another firm and as a CPA. In 2012 and 2013, he was the chair of the Trust and Estates Section of the San Mateo County Bar Association. His firm is happy to offer complimentary consultations—contact them today to get yours.
Jeffrey Loew
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San Mateo, CA Probate Lawyer with 18 years experience
(650) 487-8725 1650 Borel Place, Suite 123
San Mateo, CA 94402
Probate and Estate Planning
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
As a litigation attorney, Mr. Loew’s primary areas of practice include trust and estate litigation (including will and trust contests), fiduciary litigation, and financial elder abuse actions.

Mr. Loew is certified as a Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization, a title held by less than half of one percent of practicing attorneys in California, and by only about three percent of estate planning attorneys.

In addition to the areas described above, Mr. Loew is the founding President of the San Mateo County Law Library Foundation, helping provide access to...
Stephen Searle Rudd
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Cupertino, CA Probate Attorney with 47 years experience
(408) 252-5211 10455 Torre Ave
Cupertino, CA 95014
Probate, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Stanford University
Steve Rudd is a Stanford Law School J.D. with over thirty years experience handling estate planning (trusts, wills, powers of attorney) and estate administration (trust administration, trust modification, spousal property petition and probate proceeding) for Silicon Valley clients. Steve Rudd offers quality legal services at affordable prices.
Michael Edward Lonich
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San Jose, CA Probate Attorney with 37 years experience
(408) 553-0801 1871 The Alameda
Suite 400
San Jose, CA 95126
Free ConsultationProbate, Estate Planning and Family
Pepperdine University School of Law
Michael E. Lonich is the managing partner of Lonich & Patton and has nearly 30 years of experience representing a wide range of businesses and individuals. His practice concentrates on Estate Planning, Business Law and divorce mediation. Mike draws upon his expertise and the firm's resources to partner with individuals and families to develop comprehensive estate plans and successfully represent clients in trust administration and probate litigation. From the creation of a simple will to a complex trust, family limited liability partnership or business succession plan, maximizing financial benefits as well as ensuring the peace of mind that an estate...
John C.  Martin
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Menlo Park, CA Probate Lawyer with 10 years experience
(650) 329-9500 1145 Merrill St.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Boston College Law School
Attorney John Martin advises individuals, families, and businesses in the areas of legacy planning, wealth preservation, estate & business succession planning, and estate administration. Our law firm focuses exclusively on legacy planning, wealth preservation, estate and business succession planning, and estate administration. Our trust and estate planning services enable clients to protect their spouse's or child's s inheritance from creditors and predators, maximize control over their assets during their lifetime, benefit charities, and effectively transition their business to the next generation. Through an ongoing client maintenance program, we provide peace of mind that a client's goals will not...
Jeffrey Castleton
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Merced, CA Probate Attorney with 1 year experience
(209) 580-4685 530 W. 21st Street
Suite B
Merced, CA 95340
Probate, Business, Criminal and Family
San Joaquin College of Law
Jeff earned his Juris Doctor Degree from San Joaquin College of Law where he graduated with Distinction. During his time there, he was published in the school’s San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review and later served as its Executive Editor. He also received awards for Best Brief Finalist and Best Oral Advocate Finalist in the George A. Hopper Moot Court Competition. He received multiple Witkin Awards for Academic Excellence in Moot Court, Professional Responsibility, and Legal Analysis.

While in law school, Jeff gained extensive experience clerking for distinguished lawyers and judges in the Central Valley. He served as a clerk for the...
Ivette Santaella
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San Ramon, CA Probate Attorney with 29 years experience
(888) 698-3951 111 Deerwood Road
Suite 200
San Ramon, CA 94583
Probate, Elder, Estate Planning and IP
American University
Ivette M. Santaella is a dedicated attorney with invaluable experience in the many areas of estate planning and technology law. For the past four years, she has focused her practice on estate planning and has advised numerous families-as well as businesses-on legacy and business succession planning. Ms. Santaella also assists her clients through the analysis of strategies to minimize tax liability, as well as trust management and creditor protection. She is certified and financially trained in life and long-term care insurance, and the various types of special needs issues, which are integral in estate planning. Ms. Santaella is expanding her...
Grant A. Toeppen
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(209) 456-5547 1150 West Center Street
Suite #104
Manteca, CA 95337
Free ConsultationManteca, CA Probate Lawyer with 7 years experience
Probate and Estate Planning
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
At Advance Planning, A Law Corporation, in Manteca, California, we focus solely on helping individuals protect themselves and their assets for the future while creating a lasting legacy for their heirs and loved ones.

Serving clients throughout the Manteca-Stockton area and across San Joaquin County and the surrounding areas of Northern California, our law firm's founder, attorney Grant A. Toeppen, has practiced law in our region since 2012, and during that time, our law office has become the trusted source for quality, personalized representation and support to those who have legal needs involving any of the following:

-Estate planning
-Probate of Decedent’s Estates
-Conservatorships
-Wills
-Trusts
-Powers...
Jennifer Louise Mispagel
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San Jose, CA Probate Lawyer with 11 years experience
(408) 286-9800 70 South First Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Family
Santa Clara University School of Law
Jennifer Mispagel focuses her practice on Estate Planning, Trusts and Probate. Jennifer received her Juris Doctorate and her Masters in Business Administration from Santa Clara University in 2008. After completing her first year at Santa Clara University School of Law, Jennifer spent a summer in Tokyo studying the Japanese legal system and interning for a local law firm. When she returned to school, she enrolled in Santa Clara’s MBA program to complement her legal education. Jennifer received both the Witkin and CALI Awards in Community Property as well as the American Bankruptcy...
Zachary Roy Rayo
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Pleasanton, CA Probate Lawyer with 23 years experience
(925) 825-1955 4417 Railroad Ave.
Pleasanton, CA 94566
Probate, Business, Elder and Estate Planning
University of Miami School of Law and University of Hawai'i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of Law
Zachary Rayo brings experience, efficiency and empathy to estate planning. Mr. Rayo’s approach is people-centered. He recognizes that the legal needs and special issues differ from client to client, that each person is unique, with unique needs that must be met with efficiency, active listening and care. Mr. Rayo knows the importance of social responsibility which manifests not only in ethical decisions and practices but also in involvement in socially important causes.
Michael John Young
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Walnut Creek, CA Probate Attorney with 42 years experience
(925) 256-0298 1931 San Miguel Dr Ste 220
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Probate, Elder and Estate Planning
Western State Univ
Michael J. Young is an Estate, Probate and Asset Protection Attorney in Walnut Creek, CA. Mr. Young helps his clients plan for not only "What Happens if You Die", but for "What Happens If You Don't Die And Become Ill and Need Care." He helps his clients in the design of their estate plans, to protect their assets for their senior care and to also provide a legacy for their loved ones.

Mr. Young, who has been in practice for over forty years, gives workshops every month in Walnut Creek on basic estate planning and advanced estate planning. The basic...
Benjamin J. Sowards Esq.
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(408) 371-6000 2542 S Bascom Ave
#200
Campbell, CA 95008
Free ConsultationCampbell, CA Probate Lawyer with 15 years experience
Probate, Elder and Estate Planning
University of California, Davis, School of Law

Mr. Sowards is an estate planning and wealth transfer attorney. He sets ups estate plans, including living trusts, to help to avoid probate, minimize taxes and limit conflict. He also helps to settle out and administer trust and probate estates. He represents trustees to help them comply with the terms of the trust agreement and the California Probate Code. He minimizes conflict and lawsuits between trustees and beneficiaries or legal heirs. He also represents small and family owned businesses. He has saved his clients millions of dollars in probate fees and has successfully resolved several family conflicts that likely would...
Modesto, CA Probate Lawyer
Modesto, CA 95354
Probate and Estate Planning
Georgetown University Law Center
Lawrence M Kelly
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Santa Clara, CA Probate Lawyer with 33 years experience
(408) 736-3535 275 Saratoga Avenue, #102
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Probate and Estate Planning
Santa Clara University School of Law
Lawrence (Larry) Kelly has been providing professional and courteous Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law services for clients in the South Bay Area and beyond for 25+ years.
Ronald C. Chauvel
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San Mateo, CA Probate Lawyer with 41 years experience
(650) 573-9500 66 Bovet Road
Suite 280
San Mateo, CA 94402
Probate, Business, Employment and Estate Planning
UC Hastings COL
After practicing for a successful San Francisco financial district law firm for ten years, Ronald started his own practice in 1988. His primary practice areas include business representation, business formations, conversions, acquisitions, sales and mergers, real estate and transportation law, and estate planning. He specializes in representing small to medium sized entities in various industries, including real estate, transportation and logistics, and start-up technology and commercial enterprises. Estate planning services are provided for business owners and their families.
Jean Claude Bernard Mallein
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Danville, CA Probate Attorney with 13 years experience
(925) 905-9050 244 Front Street
Danville, CA 94526
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Golden Gate University School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
Jean Claude (JJ) B. Mallein Jr. is an experienced business, tax and trusts and estates attorney. Dedicated to wealth preservation, he has focused his education and practice on helping California residents secure their estates and prepare for the future. As a partner at boutique tax and estate planning firm in the Silicon Valley, Mr. Mallein gained valuable experience in wealth management, estate planning, tax planning, business succession planning, trust and estate administrations, tax controversy, real estate transactions and like-kind exchange cases. He is fully prepared to tackle complex business and estate planning cases. Mr. Mallein is a Dual Certified...
Jeffrey Brian Pape
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Clovis, CA Probate Attorney with 37 years experience
(559) 299-4341 642 Pollasky Ave
Suite 100
Clovis, CA 93612
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Univ of Iowa COL and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Jeffrey B. Pape is AV® PreeminentTMPeer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® . He is a certified specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization in Taxation Law.

Born in Sioux City, IA, Jeff has practiced law for 35 years. He has extensive legal experience in civil litigation, trust litigation and probate litigation, in addition to business transactions and estate planning. He has also successfully handled a wide range of business litigation matters, which has enhanced his ability to counsel his business clients.

Jeff was named as a Super Lawyer in 2005 and 2009. He has a well-deserved reputation for professionalism...
Steven Matthew Simrin
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Oakland, CA Probate Lawyer with 22 years experience
(510) 328-4005 318 Harrison St
Suite 102
Oakland, CA 94607
Free ConsultationProbate, Estate Planning and Tax
UC Hastings COL
Steven M. Simrin has over 20 years of experience as both an Oakland tax attorney and a certified public accountant. He advises clients in the areas of tax, probate, trusts, and conservatorships, and has represented clients before the IRS and all California state and local tax agencies. Attorney Simrin litigates cases in state and federal court throughout California.

Prior to opening his solo law practice, Mr. Simrin was with the tax group of a major international accounting firm. Since then, he started work as an independent practitioner to provide an uncommon level of personal legal service to his clients.
Matthew G. Grech
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San Jose, CA Probate Lawyer with 11 years experience
(408) 214-0385 111 North Market St.
Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95113
Free ConsultationProbate, Bankruptcy, Business and Estate Planning
St. Thomas University School of Law
As an attorney, Matthew Grech began his career as a civil litigator. From there Mr. Grech transitioned into estate planning and probate & estate administration. As an estate planning/administration attorney Mr. Grech has assisted numerous clients manage trust and estate administrations from inception to closing, as well as guiding and facilitating the planning process. It was during this time that Mr. Grech realized that a number of his clients’ family members and friends were facing mounting financial troubles in the wake of The Great Recession. It was this realization that motivated Mr. Grech to begin practicing bankruptcy law, which...
Daniel Ogden
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(209) 524-4466 1535 J St
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Modesto, CA 95354
Modesto, CA Probate Attorney
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Basil John Boutris
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Oakland, CA Probate Attorney with 33 years experience
(510) 430-1518 7677 Oakport St., Suite 1140
Oakland, CA 94621
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
My law firm specializes in all aspects of tax planning and tax controversy, trust and estate planning and litigation, business formation and bankruptcy (primarily relating to business/tax debts). I have over 30 years of experience as a tax specialist.
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