Monterey, California Probate Lawyers

Monterey, CA Probate Attorney with 7 years experience
(831) 375-3151 490 Calle Principal
Monterey, CA 93940
Probate and Estate Planning
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
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
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...
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...
Roy Wayne Litherland
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Campbell, CA Probate Attorney with 44 years experience
(408) 356-9200 3425 S Bascom Avenue, Suite 240
Campbell, CA 95008
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
Indiana Univ Indianapolis School of Law
Roy Litherland has been providing legal services in Santa Clara and Santa Cruz Counties continuously since 1975.

In law school, Roy was a recipient of the Dean Faust Award and received awards and honors in income taxation and estate taxation.

Roy is certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as a legal specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law. In addition to his extensive legal background, he was previously licensed as a Certified Public Accountant.

Roy is a member of the California State Bar Association, American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys....
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.
Shahram Miri
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Campbell, CA Probate Lawyer with 10 years experience
(408) 866-8382 80 Gilman Ave Ste. 27
Campbell, CA 95008
Probate, Business and Estate Planning
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Patty Setser Esq.
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Campbell, CA Probate Attorney
(408) 371-6000 2542 S Bascom Ave, #200
Campbell, CA 95008
Probate, Elder and Estate Planning
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Scott Kanter
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Saratoga, CA Probate Attorney with 20 years experience
(408) 861-6500 12901 Saratoga Ave.
Saratoga, CA 95070
Probate and Estate Planning
Loyola Law School
Scott Kanter is the lead estate planning and estate and trust litigation attorney within the Hinshaw Estate Planning practice group. He was admitted to practice law in California in 1998 and he has tried in excess of twenty jury trials and over thirty court trials. Over the course of his career, his legal practice has encompassed a broad spectrum of experience including estate planning and estate and trust litigation matters. He walks his clients through the estate planning process to ensure that all of their important estate planning goals and...
John Erik Fraker
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Saratoga, CA Probate Attorney with 20 years experience
(800) 775-7612 14500 Big Basin Way
Suite K
Saratoga, CA 95070
Free ConsultationProbate, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
Golden Gate University School of Law and University of Southern California Gould School of Law
John Erik Fraker is the chair of the Charitable Planning & Philanthropy Practice Group for Ainer & Fraker, LLP. Specializing in high net-worth estate planning, philanthropy, and asset protection, John excels at providing sophisticated financial solutions and advanced charitable techniques that help individuals reduce taxes, provide a lasting legacy, and strengthen the familyâs core identity. Prior to co-founding Ainer & Fraker, LLP in 2002, John handled the investment and insurance needs of high net worth families as a fee-only financial planner in the affluent Brentwood Santa Monica area of Los Angeles. Additionally, he worked as Business Development Officer for the...
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Matthew B. Talbot
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Walnut Creek, CA Probate Lawyer with 13 years experience
(925) 322-1795 2033 N. Main St. Suite 750
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
University of San Francisco School of Law
Matthew focuses on elder law, estate planning, and related practice areas. He began his career in the field of trusts and estates, and expanded into elder and probate law. He quickly realized that he enjoyed the personal nature of working in estate and elder law, and chose to continue by opening his own firm. He is passionate about taking care of his clients, and treats each of them as if they were family. Matthew was admitted to the California bar in 2006 and has practiced law in Contra Costa Country since 2006. He earned his J.D. at...
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.
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. ...
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...
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...
Christina Weed
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San Francisco, CA Probate Lawyer with 10 years experience
(925) 953-2920 201 Spear Street
Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94105
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
University of San Diego School of Law and Whittier Law School
Christina Weed understands the complex life demands and goals of her clients. Christina also understands that most of the time it is not possible to completely separate family life from business. Clients need an integrated plan that covers all of their family, business, tax, and estate planning concerns. Christina has dedicated the past thirteen years to the study and practice of law, taxation, business, accounting, and estate planning and uses this knowledge to consult with her clients in business, tax and estate planning matters. Christina is a licensed attorney with an LL.M. in Taxation from the...
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...
Mr. Matthew J. Tuller
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San Francisco, CA Probate Attorney with 8 years experience
(415) 625-0773 275 Battery Street
13th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111-3372
Free ConsultationProbate, Estate Planning and Tax
Golden Gate University School of Law
For the past 8 years, Matthew J. Tuller, Esq. has served San Francisco Bay Area clients by providing highly customized estate planning solutions that meld convenience with exceptional client experience. As Principal Attorney of the Law Office of Matthew J. Tuller an estate planning-only law firm, he dedicates all day every day to creating practical solutions for complex legal issues.

Mr. Tuller's experience and estate planning only focus allows him to identify and implement the most effective solution to any estate planning related need that you encounter.

From creating a new estate plan, to updating an existing living trust, Will and...
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...
Shawn Kerendian
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San Francisco, CA Probate Attorney with 12 years experience
(415) 855-2000 135 Main Street
9th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Free ConsultationProbate
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Shawn S. Kerendian is the founder and Principal of Keystone Law Group, P.C. Shawn has managed, supervised and litigated hundreds of Probate, Trusts and Estate matters. Shawn received his undergraduate degree from UCLA and his J.D. from Loyola Law School. He has appeared before judges throughout Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties on matters related to Trusts, Estates and Probate. Shawn is a member of the Trusts & Estates Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and also a member of the Trusts & Estates and Litigation sections of the State Bar of California.
Michael Ellis Freedman
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San Francisco, CA Probate Attorney with 35 years experience
(877) 777-1666 580 California Street
Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA 94104
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Accomplished Trusts and Estates Attorney. Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. Selected to Northern California SuperLawyers. For more than thirty-two years, Michael Freedman has been lead trial lawyer in more than thirty state and federal jury and bench trials involving trusts and estates law, business law, tort law, labor and employment law, professional malpractice, insurance bad faith, and environmental law. Michael Freedman has built a solid reputation as an experienced, skilled and dedicated practitioner. He has consistently upheld this high standard of service. Michael Freedman...
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.
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...
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.
Konstantine A Demiris
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Walnut Creek, CA Probate Attorney with 13 years experience
(925) 378-2520 700 Ygnacio Valley Road, Suite 140
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationProbate, Appeals, Elder and Estate Planning
Santa Clara University
Konstantine "Kosta" Demiris is a partner at the law firm of Demiris & Moore, located in the heart of downtown Walnut Creek, in the center of Contra Costa County. His practice focuses on litigation involving elder abuse (financial and physical), will and trust litigation, conservatorships, guardianships, HOA's, and appeals. Kosta is actively involved in the Contra Costa County legal community. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Contra Costa County Bar Association's Elder Law Section. He serves as court-appointed counsel in Conservatorship cases in Contra Costa County. Kosta is dedicated to helping...
Jeffrey Scott Hall
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Pleasant Hill, CA Probate Attorney with 15 years experience
(925) 230-9002 3478 Buskirk Avenue, Suite 1000
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
John F Kennedy Univ School of Law
Local Estate Elder Law Planning Attorney
Long term Pleasant Hill resident, Jeffrey Hall, didn’t follow the traditional path to the practice of law. Indeed, attorney Hall grew up in central Los Angeles, and in a time when there was no expectation that he would attend college; and law school was simply not an option. However, after completing his bachelor’s degree in Economics from Saint Mary’s College, he volunteered with the Air Force in 1981 and served for 9 years, both reserve and active. Upon returning to California, he and his wife made Pleasant Hill their home and have...
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...
Howard Elliot Kane
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Oakland, CA Probate Attorney with 28 years experience
(510) 292-0193 4200 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94611
Free ConsultationProbate, Estate Planning and Real Estate
UC Hastings COL
I attended UCLA from 1983-1987 and obtained a B.A. in History. I attended
UC Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco from 1987-1990 and began practicing law in 1990. I am also a licensed California real estate broker and I have brokered hundreds of purchase and sale agreements since 1996.

In addition to handling simple and complex real estate transactions, I focus on affordable estate planning packages. Fees begin at $495. Packages
include:

Wills
Revocable Living Trusts
Durable Power of Attorney for Finances
Health Care Directives
Final Arrangements

I also make house calls throughout the Bay Area.


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.
Javed Inam Ellahie
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SAN JOSE, CA Probate Lawyer with 44 years experience
(408) 294-0404 12 South First Street, Suite 600
SAN JOSE, CA 95113
Probate, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Javed Ellahie's practice focuses on estate planning, probate, real estate law and bankruptcy. He carries a Martindale-Hubbell “AV-rating”, the highest rating of legal knowledge and ethics.
He is a certified bankruptcy law specialist (certified by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization) and has frequently lectured at seminars for bankruptcy law specialists. Mr. Ellahie has also served as a Trustee to the Santa Clara County Bar Association and the West-Valley Mission Community College District.

Mr. Ellahie’s estate planning experience includes setting up estate plans such as simple and complex trusts, drafting irrevocable trusts, family limited partnership, charitable trusts...
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...
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