Carmel, California Probate Lawyers

Christi L. McDonald
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Carmel, CA Probate Lawyer. 6 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. 65 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
Monterey, CA Probate Attorney. 5 years experience
(831) 375-3151 490 Calle Principal
Monterey, CA 93940
Probate and Estate Planning
Salinas, CA Probate Lawyer. 3 years experience
(831) 424-1414 Post Office Box 2510
Salinas, CA 93902
Probate and Estate Planning
Nicholas L. Holder
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Aptos, CA Probate Lawyer. 4 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
Richard E Damon
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Aptos, CA Probate Lawyer. 39 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.
Richard Everett Damon
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Aptos, CA Probate Lawyer. 39 years experience
(831) 688-2800 9053 Soquel Drive
Suite 203
Aptos, CA 95003
Probate, Appeals, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Stanford University and College of William and Mary
Highly experienced, top-rated Santa Cruz attorney. I represent individuals who need a qualified litigation attorney to handle claims involving accidents, aviation matters, and general litigation. I provide attention to your individual needs. I return phone calls promptly. I will be completely frank and honest with you about the merits of your case. I have the experience gained from 35 years of law practice. I do not hand off your case to an inexperienced associate. Instead, I give you the full benefit of my topnotch education to ensure that your case will receive the attention and...
Shelli Strahle
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Soquel, CA Probate Attorney. 4 years experience
(831) 621-2165 2425 Porter Street, Suite 10
Soquel, CA 95073
Probate, Elder and Estate Planning
Patricia Lynne Suda
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Aptos, CA Probate Lawyer. 39 years experience
(831) 722-2212 311 Bonita Ave.
Aptos, CA 95003
Probate and Estate Planning
Loyola Univ School of Law
Michael James Barsi
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Aptos, CA Probate Lawyer. 25 years experience
(831) 685-2900 8070 Soquel Drive, Suite 210
Aptos, CA 95003
Probate and Estate Planning
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Philip Lincoln Buckwalter
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Aptos, CA Probate Attorney. 32 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
Jeffrey Killeen
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Santa Cruz, CA Probate Attorney.
(831) 334-1970 303 Potrero St.
Suite 52
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Probate, Elder, Estate Planning and Insurance Claims
Robert Barrie Mitchell
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Morgan Hill, CA Probate Attorney. 41 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. 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...
Michael Ellis Freedman
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San Francisco, CA Probate Attorney. 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...
Marisa Catherine Nelson
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Menlo Park, CA Probate Lawyer. 5 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...
Konstantine A Demiris
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Walnut Creek, CA Probate Attorney. 11 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...
John C.  Martin
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Menlo Park, CA Probate Lawyer. 8 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...
Scott Jordan
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San Ramon, CA Probate Lawyer. 10 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...
Christina Weed
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San Francisco, CA Probate Lawyer. 8 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...
(925) 953-2920 770 L Street
Suite 950
Sacramento, CA 95814
(925) 953-2920 1655 N. Main Street, Suite 240
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Jennifer Louise Mispagel
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San Jose, CA Probate Lawyer. 9 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...
Daniel Timothy Quane
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Danville, CA Probate Lawyer. 11 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...
Steven Matthew Simrin
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Oakland, CA Probate Lawyer. 21 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.
Matthew G. Grech
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San Jose, CA Probate Lawyer. 9 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...
(650) 743-2548 2000 Broadway St.
Suite 231
Redwood City, CA 94063
(510) 270-5602 1300 Clay St.
Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Gordon Craig Young
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Danville, CA Probate Attorney. 25 years experience
(925) 314-9999 318-C Diablo Road
Danville, CA 94526
Free ConsultationProbate, Arbitration & Mediation, Broker Fraud and Securities
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...
Shawn Kerendian
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San Francisco, CA Probate Attorney. 10 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.
(310) 910-9658 11300 W Olympic Blvd
Suite 910
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Michael Edward Lonich
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San Jose, CA Probate Attorney. 35 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...
Randi Sue Teichman
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San Francisco, CA Probate Attorney. 29 years experience
(415) 749-5900 2135 Lombard St
San Francisco, CA 94123
Probate, Estate Planning and Tax
Stanford University
Lawrence M Kelly
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Santa Clara, CA Probate Lawyer. 31 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. 39 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.
Analisa Pratt
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Menlo Park, CA Probate Attorney. 11 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...
Dess Aldredge Benedetto
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Walnut Creek, CA Probate Lawyer. 17 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...
Javed Inam Ellahie
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SAN JOSE, CA Probate Lawyer. 42 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...
Daniel Ogden
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Modesto, CA Probate Attorney.
(209) 524-4466 1535 J St
#A
Modesto, CA 95354
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Foreclosure Defense
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Daniel J. Leahy
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Campbell, CA Probate Lawyer. 8 years experience
(408) 371-6000 2542 S Bascom Ave
#200
Campbell, CA 95008
Free ConsultationProbate and Estate Planning
University of California - Berkeley
Hannah Sargent
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Castro Valley, CA Probate Lawyer. 7 years experience
(510) 512-5400 20878 Redwood Road
Castro Valley, CA 94546
Probate, Elder and Estate Planning
University of California - Berkeley and Georgetown University Law Center
Hannah Sargent received her undergraduate degree from University of California Los Angeles and graduated from University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. While in school, she spent time clerking for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Jose. She is a former military officer, company commander, two-time Iraq war veteran and decorated AH-64D Apache Helicopter pilot. She is currently the principal attorney at Sargent Law Office, where she practices litigation, business and commercial law, and estate planning, and she lives in Castro Valley with her family. Between her time working and being with her family, she enjoys...
Basil John Boutris
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Oakland, CA Probate Attorney. 31 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.
Jonathan C. Lee
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San Francisco, CA Probate Lawyer. 8 years experience
(415) 685-0813 44 Montgomery St
#2018
San Francisco, CA 94104
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Grant A. Toeppen
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Manteca, CA Probate Lawyer. 5 years experience
(209) 456-5547 1150 West Center Street
Suite #104
Manteca, CA 95337
Probate, Business and Estate Planning
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Grant is a California and New York licensed attorney who focuses on estate planning. He also practices business planning, mediation, and speaks Japanese proficiently. He studied received his JD from University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 2011. He also studied law in Tokyo, Hanoi, and Salzburg under various world-class legal professionals. Here are some more relevant highlights: • Helped families throughout Northern California with customized estate plans • Experience with a wide variety of family structures and estate planning goals • Trained in mediation of legal issues by expert mediator Ron Kelly • Successfully handled a...
(916) 400-4516 910 Florin Road
Suite 110
Sacramento, CA 95831
William Broderick-Villa
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Modesto, CA Probate Lawyer.
(800) 529-3080 1300 K St
2nd Floor
Modesto, CA 95354
Probate and Estate Planning
Georgetown University Law Center