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John C.  Martin
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Menlo Park, CA Probate Lawyer with 9 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...
Marisa Catherine Nelson
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Menlo Park, CA Probate Lawyer with 6 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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San Mateo, CA Probate Attorney
(650) 933-7122 951 Mariners Island Blvd.
Suite 300
San Mateo, CA 94404
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
(925) 210-1400 1535 N. Main Street
Suite 240
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(415) 373-8335 75 Broadway Street
Suite 202
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 373-8335 700 Larkspur Landing Circle
#199
Larkspur, CA 94939
Analisa Pratt
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Menlo Park, CA Probate Attorney with 12 years experience
750 Menlo Avenue, Suite 200
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Free ConsultationProbate and Estate Planning
Golden Gate University
Analisa Pratt is the Founder of Pratt Law, which specializes in estate and trust planning and estate administration. Analisa has been practicing law for over 10 years and is licensed in California and Arizona. Before launching Pratt Law, Analisa practiced law with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and K&L Gates. She also served as a judicial law clerk in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona and as a legal research attorney with the Superior Court of California. Analisa has received a number of awards for her pro bono contributions...
Matthew G. Grech
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Redwood City, CA Probate Lawyer with 10 years experience
(650) 743-2548 2000 Broadway St.
Suite 231
Redwood City, CA 94063
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...
(408) 214-0385 111 North Market St.
Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95113
(510) 270-5602 1300 Clay St.
Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Liza Weiman Hanks
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Mountain View, CA Probate Attorney with 21 years experience
(650) 428-3900 2570 W El Camino Real
#400
Mountain View, CA 94040
Probate, Estate Planning and Tax
Stanford Law School
Nicholas Paul Jellins
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Menlo Park, CA Probate Lawyer with 36 years experience
(650) 329-1300 841 Menlo Ave
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Probate, Estate Planning, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
Univ of Virginia School of Law
Stephen Searle Rudd
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Cupertino, CA Probate Attorney with 46 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.
Jeffrey K Nielsen
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San Jose, CA Probate Lawyer with 6 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,...
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 27 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...
Randi Sue Teichman
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California Probate Attorney with 30 years experience

Stanford UniversityCalifornia
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Michael Edward Lonich
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San Jose, CA Probate Attorney with 36 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...
Jennifer Louise Mispagel
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San Jose, CA Probate Lawyer with 10 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...
Lawrence M Kelly
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Santa Clara, CA Probate Lawyer with 32 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.
Daniel J. Leahy
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Campbell, CA Probate Lawyer with 9 years experience
(408) 371-6000 2542 S Bascom Ave
#200
Campbell, CA 95008
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
University of California - Berkeley
Roy Wayne Litherland
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Campbell, CA Probate Attorney with 43 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....
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 14 years experience
Probate, Elder and Estate Planning
University of California, Davis, School of Law
AVVO
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...
Ronald C. Chauvel
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San Mateo, CA Probate Lawyer with 40 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.
Javed Inam Ellahie
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SAN JOSE, CA Probate Lawyer with 43 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...
Amiel Lee Wade
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San Jose, CA Probate Attorney with 21 years experience
(888) 909-9430 84 West Santa Clara
San Jose, CA 95113
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Family and Real Estate
Rutgers Univ School of Law
I am an experienced, proven and well respected civil litigation and business law attorney representing both individuals and businesses in lawsuits. I have been practicing law for over nineteen years. What sets me and my law firm apart from other lawyers is that it’s critical to us that we provide superior and distinctive services while building client relationships and achieving client satisfaction second to none. I have served as a judge pro tem as both an arbitrator and a mediator for the Santa Clara County Superior Court. In 2016, I was selected to the exclusive list of the “10 Best”...
April Spitzer Glatt
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San Mateo, CA Probate Attorney with 22 years experience
(650) 573-9500 66 Bovet Road
Suite 280
San Mateo, CA 94402
Probate, Employment, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Univ of San Diego School of Law
April practices civil litigation specializing in employment law, estate planning and probate litigation,transportation law and real estate transactions. She is a strategic thinker and advocate who is focused on providing exceptional customer service while solving and preventing legal problems. April is a former Assistant State's Attorney in Illinois and worked as a Staff Attorney for the 19th Judicial Circuit in Illinois. She also worked for the San Diego District Attorney's Office.
Camelia Mahmoudi
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San Jose, CA Probate Lawyer
(408) 658-8580 2021 The Alameda, Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95126
Probate, Estate Planning, Family and Tax
Santa Clara University School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
Gemma V. Reyes
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Santa Clara, CA Probate Lawyer
(408) 292-6289 900 Lafayette Street
Suite 201, Room 12
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Probate, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
Santa Clara University School of Law
Attorney Gemma V. Reyes has over 20 years of experience as a family law attorney, conducting research, negotiations, and litigation in that field of law. She also has experience practicing in both the civil and criminal law. Attorney Reyes has a commitment to the State of California and therefore she's chosen to live, study, and practice in this state. Attorney Reyes has appeared and argued in both State and Federal Courts, litigating and arguing various motions. She has successfully worked with a wide range of people from different communities and socio-economic levels, and she adapts well to change and...
Shahram Miri
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Campbell, CA Probate Lawyer with 9 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
John Erik Fraker
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Saratoga, CA Probate Attorney with 19 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...
(800) 775-7612 70 Washington Street
Suite 303
Oakland, CA 94607
Hesam Ferdows
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Burlingame, CA Probate Lawyer with 25 years experience
(650) 348-1600 1290 Howard Ave
Burlingame, CA 94010
Probate, Asbestos, Estate Planning and Real Estate
San Francisco Law School
Paula Kay Canny
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Burlingame, CA Probate Lawyer with 37 years experience
(650) 652-7862 840 Hinckley Road, Suite 101
Burlingame, CA 94010
Probate, Criminal and DUI
U of San Francisco School of Law
Paula Canny is one of the premier criminal defense lawyers in California. Paula has over 35 years experience. Paula practices criminal defense law in all county courts within the State of California. Although she focuses her practice primarily in California state court matters, she also handles cases in the federal criminal courts. In recent years, Paula has expanded her practice to include probate litigation, personal injury matters, and other civil litigation cases. Her trial advocacy skills have rendered a remarkable track record of success in both criminal and civil matters. Paula has had extensive experience...
Bobby Lydon-Lam
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San Mateo, CA Probate Lawyer with 6 years experience
1900 S Norfolk Street, Suite 350
San Mateo, CA 94403
Probate and Estate Planning
Timothy D. Henry
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San Jose, CA Probate Lawyer
(408) 643-0942 1871 The Alameda
Suite 333
San Jose, CA 95126
Probate, Elder and Estate Planning
If you are in need of an estate planning lawyer in San Jose, you can have confidence in the help you can secure from Attorney Timothy D. Henry. His reputation speaks for itself, and you can rest assured in the help you can procure when you come to the Law Offices of Timothy D. Henry. This law firm exists to support individuals just like you, and you can have confidence that your case can receive the care and attention it requires when you come here. Attorney Henry attended Idaho State University, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree. He...
Nina C Decker Esq.
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Santa Clara, CA Probate Lawyer with 5 years experience
(408) 919-0088 2930 Bowers Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Probate, Bankruptcy and Estate Planning
Santa Clara University School of Law
Nina Decker is a licensed attorney in California. She obtained her law degree from Santa Clara University in 2012. While in law school, Nina was the Editor-in-Chief of the Santa Clara Journal of International Law, and received Witkin and CALI awards for academic achievement. She also interned for Chief Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James of the US District Court for the Northern District of California. A native of Boise, Idaho, Nina also has a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from Boise State University. After graduating from Santa Clara University, Nina worked as a Graduate Fellow with the Northern California Innocence Project,...
Scott Kanter
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Saratoga, CA Probate Attorney with 19 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...
William Henry Holsinger
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San Mateo, CA Probate Lawyer with 39 years experience
(650) 340-7500 247 No. San Mateo Drive
San Mateo, CA 94401
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Family
UC Hastings COL
Naomi Comfort
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San Jose, CA Probate Attorney with 20 years experience
(408) 248-7878 99 Almaden Blvd., 6th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113
Probate, Elder and Estate Planning
Golden Gate University School of Law, Golden Gate University School of Law and University of California - Los Angeles
Nancy Lu Sequoia
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Sunnyvale, CA Probate Lawyer with 10 years experience
(408) 501-8889 1250 Oakmead Parkway
Suite 210
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Brooklyn Law School
Our mission in the practice of law is to advance justice and provide legal help to our clients with dedication, integrity and excellence. Dedication We represent our clients with zealousness and diligence. We commit our time and energy to providing our clients with excellent legal services. As a customer-service oriented firm, we give our clients personalized and individual attention. Integrity We uphold high ethical standards in representing and serving our clients. Given our dedication and skills, we believe that we can provide outstanding legal services in a legal and ethical manner. Excellence With high professional standards, legal acumen, hard work and strive for perfection, we...
Jeremy D. Price
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Newark, CA Probate Attorney with 9 years experience
(510) 936-6208 39899 Balentine Dr., Suite 200
Newark, CA 94560
Probate, Business, Elder and Estate Planning
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
San Jose, CA Probate Attorney with 18 years experience
(408) 920-2500 25 Metro Drive
Suite 600
San Jose, CA 95110
Probate, Estate Planning and Tax
University of Miami School of Law and Santa Clara University School of Law
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...
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.
Michael Ellis Freedman
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San Francisco, CA Probate Attorney with 33 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...
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...
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