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Oliver Alexander Greenwood
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Martinez, CA Probate Attorney with 13 years experience
(925) 228-2550 736 Ferry
Martinez, CA 94553
Probate, Elder, Entertainment & Sports and Estate Planning
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
I was born at a very young age. And now I practice law.
Zachary Roy Rayo
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Concord, CA Probate Lawyer with 22 years experience
(925) 825-1955 Salvio Pacheco Sq. at Todos Santos Plaza
2151 Salvio St., Ste 399
Concord, CA 94520
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.
(925) 825-1955 3400 Bradshaw Road,
Suite A-4B
Sacramento, CA 95827
(925) 825-1955 4417 Railroad Ave.
Pleasanton, CA 94566
Patricia Ann Simmons
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Vallejo, CA Probate Attorney with 24 years experience
(800) 811-9080 PO Box 6251
Vallejo, CA 94591-6251
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
University of San Francisco School of Law
Practicing law since February 1994 in the areas of drafting wills, trusts, estate and trust administration, durable powers of attorney, conservatorship, guardianship, adoption, name change and family law. Public speaker at civic, senior and other community organization to discuss estate planning issues. Member of the State Bar of California and the Solano County Black Lawyers Association. Board member of the Solano Christian Academy and Secretary of the Solonao County Black Lawyers Association.
Matthew B. Talbot
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Walnut Creek, CA Probate Lawyer with 11 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...
Daniel Timothy Quane
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Danville, CA Probate Lawyer with 12 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...
Konstantine A Demiris
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Walnut Creek, CA Probate Attorney with 12 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...
Trevor J. Rose
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Napa, CA Probate Lawyer with 6 years experience
(707) 681-5851 1775 Lincoln Avenue
Suite 101
Napa, CA 94558
Probate, Business and Estate Planning
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Founder and Attorney & Counselor at Law at Rose Law Firm of Napa Valley, Inc. Trevor J. Rose specializes in Estate Planning and Administration, Business, and Real Estate/Title Transactions. He currently sits on the board of directors for the Napa County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as Vice-President and the Young Lawyers Division of the Napa County Bar Association as Past President. Trevor was born and raised in Napa, CA and became fully bilingual after spending a year studying Spanish Language, Linguistics and Literature at the University of Barcelona in Spain. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa with high honors from...
Christina Weed
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Walnut Creek, CA Probate Lawyer with 9 years experience
(925) 953-2920 1655 N. Main Street, Suite 240
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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...
(925) 953-2920 770 L Street
Suite 950
Sacramento, CA 95814
(925) 953-2920 201 Spear Street
Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94105
Daniel L DuRee
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Walnut Creek, CA Probate Attorney
(925) 210-1400 1535 N. Main Street
Suite 240
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationProbate and Estate Planning
University of California Hastings College of the Law
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(650) 933-7122 800 West El Camino Real
Suite 180
Mountain View, CA 94040
(650) 933-7122 951 Mariners Island Blvd.
Suite 300
San Mateo, CA 94404
(415) 373-8335 75 Broadway Street
Suite 202
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 373-8335 700 Larkspur Landing Circle
#199
Larkspur, CA 94939
Matthew G. Grech
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Oakland, CA Probate Lawyer with 10 years experience
(510) 270-5602 1300 Clay St.
Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
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...
(650) 743-2548 2000 Broadway St.
Suite 231
Redwood City, CA 94063
(408) 214-0385 111 North Market St.
Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95113
Gary D. Sparks
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Walnut Creek, CA Probate Attorney with 13 years experience
(925) 465-2500 2890 North Main Street
Suite 205
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Probate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
John F Kennedy Univ School of Law
Dess Aldredge Benedetto
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Walnut Creek, CA Probate Lawyer with 18 years experience
(925) 945-8200 1615 Bonanza Street, Ste. 209
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
University of San Diego School of Law
Ms. Benedetto has assisted hundreds of clients with the creation of their Wills, Living Trusts and other estate planning documents. She assists families with trust administration and probate procedures when loved ones pass away, and also prepares legal documents for conservatorships of elderly clients and limited conservatorships for developmentally disabled adults. In 2006, Ms. Benedetto created the Family Trust Law Center, later incorporated to Family TLC, Inc., to be a firm where families come for professional estate planning by licensed attorneys, at flat, reasonable fees. Amendment of documents and other hourly work is done as...
Howard Elliot Kane
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Walnut Creek, CA Probate Attorney with 28 years experience
(510) 292-0193 2950 Buskirk Avenue, Ste. 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
UC Hastings COL
1983-1987 UCLA, B.A. History
1987-1990 UC Hastings College of the Law, Juris Doctor

Law Offices of Howard E. Kane 1990-present
Offices in Alameda & Walnut Creek

(510) 292-0193 2425 Webb Avenue, Second Floor
Alameda, CA 94501
Wayne Kenneth David McIntosh
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(415) 454-2361 4040 Civic Center Drive
Suite 200
San Rafael, CA 94903
San Rafael, CA Probate Lawyer with 26 years experience
Probate, Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning and Family
Foreign Law School
Business and International Experience
Wayne started in Auckland New Zealand, graduating after completing a challenging combined Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws in just 4 years, achieving top marks at his law school at Auckland University made up of 11,000 students where he was elected Student President in a landslide victory in his last year. Then recruited by a leading Merchant Bank, MARAC Corporation, Wayne moved to Citibank before becoming the founding Company Secretary for New Zealand's first publicly listed Investment Bank, founding Company Secretary for NZ’s first publicly listed Venture Capital company and a Director of a...
Jean Claude Bernard Mallein
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Danville, CA Probate Attorney with 11 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...
Michael Rinne
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Pleasant Hill, CA Probate Lawyer with 15 years experience
(800) 303-2964 3478 Buskirk Ave.
Suite 1000
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Free ConsultationProbate, Bankruptcy, Energy and Foreclosure Defense
Golden Gate University and Eberhard-Karls-University Tuebingen
Steven Matthew Simrin
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Oakland, CA Probate Lawyer with 22 years experience
(510) 224-5771 318 Harrison St
Suite 102
Oakland, CA 94607
Free ConsultationProbate and Tax
UC Hastings COL
Steven M. Simrin has over 12 years experience as both a Bay Area tax attorney and a certified public accountant counseling and representing clients in the areas of tax, probate, trusts, and conservatorships. He represents clients before the IRS and all California state and local tax agencies. Mr. 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.
Gordon Craig Young
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Danville, CA Probate Attorney with 26 years experience
(925) 314-9999 318-C Diablo Road
Danville, CA 94526
Free ConsultationProbate, Arbitration & Mediation, Securities and Stockbroker Fraud
U of San Francisco School of Law
Gordon Young is a 25-year litigator, specializing in financial, trust and securities litigation. Gordon tries and arbitrates cases for trustees, beneficiaries, financial professionals, investment advisors, stock brokers, Wall Street banks, and broker-dealers. These cases include civil, probate and regulatory claims based on breach of fiduciary duty, breach of trust, fraud, suitability, mismanagement of mutual funds and managed accounts, the prudent investor rule, as well as employee promissory notes, up-front loans, raiding, trade secret, unfair competition and related employment claims. Gordon has successfully assisted numerous investment professionals with FINRA related expungement actions. Gordon has been recognized eleven times...
Bruce Adrian Last
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Pleasant Hill, CA Probate Attorney with 14 years experience
(925) 278-1292 3478 Buskirk Avenue
Ste: 1000
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Free ConsultationProbate and Estate Planning
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
After working for ten years at The Jellins Group, APLC, a general practice law firm, I moved to Contra Costa County and decided to start my own law practice. My primary practice area is estate planning, probate and trust administration and litigation. However, I also work in the related area of real estate and landlord-tenant law. I received my J.D. from McGeorge School of Law in 2002, graduating Dean’s Honor Roll. San Francisco State University conferred a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Creative Arts in 1998 following my completion of a course focusing on audio-video and multi-media production and design. ...
Doris Mitchell
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Albany, CA Probate Lawyer with 10 years experience
(510) 525-8282 1320 Solano Ave., #203
Albany, CA 94706
Probate, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Golden Gate University School of Law and University of San Francisco School of Law
Scott K. Maxwell
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American Canyon, CA Probate Attorney with 8 years experience
(707) 580-9402 4381 Broadway Street
Suite 105-B
American Canyon, CA 94503
Probate and Estate Planning
St. John's University School of Law
Attorney Scott Maxwell is an experienced attorney licensed to practice in California, New York, and Connecticut. Attorney Maxwell’s practice is focused on estate planning, probate administration, trust administration, and conservatorship proceedings. Core Values: Compassionate representation of clients Personalized attention Prompt, open, and honest communication Attention to detail Financially efficient representation Superb legal research Areas of Practice: Estate Planning Probate Administration Trust Administration Conservatorship Admissions: New York (2010) Connecticut (2010) California (2012) Various Federal Courts (2011) Education: St. John’s University School of Law, Queens, New York, Juris Doctor (2009) Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, B.A., Philosophy (2003)...
John Erik Fraker
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Oakland, CA Probate Attorney with 19 years experience
(800) 775-7612 70 Washington Street
Suite 303
Oakland, CA 94607
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...
(800) 775-7612 14500 Big Basin Way
Suite K
Saratoga, CA 95070
Garrett Francis Riegg
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Oakland, CA Probate Lawyer with 46 years experience
(510) 535-2555 1946 Embarcadero
Oakland, CA 94606
Probate, Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning and Real Estate
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
I have worked in a dozen fields of law over my career of 44 years. Mostly I was a business trial lawyer, but now I only advise and handle transactions: no trials. I am semiretired but come to the office most days.
Ruben Sundeen
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Oakland, CA Probate Attorney with 22 years experience
(510) 663-9240 428 13th St
8th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Kathleen Hunt
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El Cerrito, CA Probate Lawyer with 14 years experience
(510) 289-2288 6002 Barrett Ave
El Cerrito, CA 94530
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Communications and Estate Planning
Hastings College of Law
Mr. Jason Scott Luros
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Napa, CA Probate Attorney with 10 years experience
(707) 418-5118 952 School Street Suite 280
Napa, CA 94559
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and IP
David F. Monsour
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Danville, CA Probate Attorney with 3 years experience
(925) 314-9999 318-C Diablo Road
Danville, CA 94526
Probate, Estate Planning and Securities
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
David practices in the areas of Securities Litigation and Trust and Estate Litigation. He has always been interested in helping individuals in need and solving problems. Raised on a ranch in Texas, David attended undergrad at the University of Texas. Attracted to the beauty and vitality of California, David attended law school in the Bay Area. One of David’s favorite aspects of working at Barr & Young includes the small practice size — enabling him to spend more time on each client, build a meaningful relationship and follow each case from start to finish. He enjoys being thorough...
Jeffrey Scott Hall
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Pleasant Hill, CA Probate Attorney with 14 years experience
(925) 787-7561 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...
(925) 230-9002 3478 Buskirk Avenue, Suite 1000
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Raymond Bruce McFalone
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Walnut Creek, CA Probate Lawyer with 36 years experience
(925) 944-1438 1990 N California Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Probate and Estate Planning
Western State Univ
Mr. Harry L. Styron
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Walnut Creek, CA Probate Attorney
(925) 932-4300 1615 Bonanza Street
Suite 407
Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4532
Probate, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Estate Planning
University of California - Hastings College of Law
Kelly Y. Reiter
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San Rafael, CA Probate Lawyer with 18 years experience
(415) 457-0700 1401 Los Gamos Drive, Ste 210
San Rafael, CA 94903
Probate, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Michael Pierce Singsen
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Berkeley, CA Probate Attorney with 28 years experience
(415) 552-1177 1404 Summit Road
Berkeley, CA 94708
Probate, Business, Consumer and Insurance Claims
UC Hastings COL
Sarah Wessels
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Oakland, CA Probate Lawyer
(415) 944-9406 3873 Piedmont Avenue
Suite 8
Oakland, CA 94611
Probate and Estate Planning
George Martin Derieg
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Alameda, CA Probate Attorney
(510) 355-2747 2219 Santa Clara Ave, Suite B-2
Alameda, CA 94501
Probate
Napa, CA Probate Lawyer with 5 years experience
(707) 252-9000 1000 Main St., 3rd floor
Napa, CA 94559
Probate and Estate Planning
Napa, CA Probate Attorney with 3 years experience
(707) 252-9000 1000 Main St., 3rd floor
Napa, CA 94559
Probate and Estate Planning
Scott Jordan
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San Ramon, CA Probate Lawyer with 11 years experience
(925) 362-3598 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...
Mr. James Michael O'Neil III
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San Francisco, CA Probate Lawyer with 9 years experience
(415) 992-9452 -
San Francisco, CA 94121
Probate and Estate Planning
University of San Francisco School of Law
As one of the co-founders of O’Neil & Rueppel, LLP, James O’Neil has narrowed his primary focus to trusts and probate. After graduating cum laude from the University of San Francisco School of Law, he served as an intern for the Honorable A. James Roberston II in the San Francisco Superior Court. He founded this firm along with John Rueppel in 2009 and his mission is to guide his clients through the complex estate planning and trust and estate administration. He has helped hundreds of clients plan for their futures and manage the transfer of property following the passing of...
Mark Adrien Gullotta
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San Bruno, CA Probate Lawyer with 15 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.
Barry L. Adams
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Santa Rosa, CA Probate Lawyer with 31 years experience
(707) 542-6644 1400 North Dutton Avenue, Suite 19
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
University of the Pacific
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 regarding a trust or estate and with administration issues after a loved one passes away. Listen to my podcasts to find out more information about these issues.
(949) 274-4760 19900 Beach Boulevard, Suite B
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(619) 419-0212 By appointment only
San Diego, CA 92108
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