Clayton, California Probate Lawyers

Jean Claude Bernard Mallein
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Danville, CA Probate Attorney. 10 years experience
(925) 905-9050 801 San Ramon Valley Blvd., Suite F
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 Certified Specialist...
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
Konstantine A Demiris
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Walnut Creek, CA Probate Attorney. 11 years experience
(925) 518-4590 2121 N. California Blvd., Suite 290
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...
Matthew B. Talbot
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Walnut Creek, CA Probate Lawyer. 10 years experience
(925) 322-1763 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...
Zachary Roy Rayo
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Concord, CA Probate Lawyer. 20 years experience
(925) 825-1955 Salvio Pacheco Sq. at Todos Santos Plaza
2151 Salvio St., Ste 399
Concord, CA 94520
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Consumer and Estate Planning
University of Miami School of Law and University of Hawai‘i at M?noa 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 Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 825-1955 Sacramento, CA 95814
Matthew G. Grech
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Oakland, CA Probate Lawyer. 9 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
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...
Gary D. Sparks
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Walnut Creek, CA Probate Attorney. 12 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
Ivette Santaella
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San Ramon, CA Probate Attorney. 27 years experience
(925) 831-4840 San Ramon, CA 94583
Probate, Business, Elder and Estate Planning
American University
Ivette M. Santaella is a dedicated attorney with invaluable experience in the many areas of estate planning and technology law. For the past four years, she has focused her practice on estate planning and has advised numerous families-as well as businesses-on legacy and business succession planning. Ms. Santaella also assists her clients through the analysis of strategies to minimize tax liability, as well as trust management and creditor protection. She is certified and financially trained in life and long-term care insurance, and the various types of special needs issues, which are integral in estate planning. Ms. Santaella is expanding her...
(888) 698-3951 111 Deerwood Road
Suite 200
San Ramon, CA 94583
Scott Jordan
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San Ramon, CA Probate Lawyer. 10 years experience
(925) 406-4581 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...
Bruce Adrian Last
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Pleasant Hill, CA Probate Attorney. 12 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. ...
Timothy Mark Hyden
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San Ramon, CA Probate Lawyer. 31 years experience
(925) 831-0636 18 Crow Canyon Ct
#380
San Ramon, CA 94583
Probate, Business, Family and Personal Injury
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
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...
James G.  Schwartz
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Pleasanton, CA Probate Attorney. 41 years experience
(925) 463-1073 7901 Stoneridge Dr
#401
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Civil Rights and Collections
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Michael Rinne
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Pleasant Hill, CA Probate Lawyer. 14 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
Oliver Alexander Greenwood
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Martinez, CA Probate Attorney. 11 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.
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
Probate and Estate Planning
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Michael Edward Lonich
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San Jose, CA Probate Attorney. 35 years experience
(408) 553-0801 1871 The Alameda
Suite 475
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. 9 years experience
(408) 553-0801 1871 The Alameda
Suite 475
San Jose, CA 95126
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Estate Planning and Family
Santa Clara University School of Law
Jennifer Mispagel became an associate at Lonich & Patton in November 2008. She 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...
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...
Christine R. MacDonald
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Oakland, CA Probate Attorney. 1 year experience
(415) 872-9348 125 12th Street
Suite 100 - BALI
Oakland, CA 94607
Probate, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of San Francisco School of Law
The Law Offices of Christine R. MacDonald was founded by Christine MacDonald in 2016 to provide affordable access to legal representation for Bay Area residents. Christine MacDonald graduated from the University of San Francisco School of Law in May 2015 and was admitted to the California State Bar in December 2015. The Law Offices of Christine R. MacDonald provides representation in family law matters, including guardianships and other probate matters, as well as juvenile cases and criminal record expungement. As a former social worker, Christine prides herself in providing compassionate legal services to those in crisis, with an emphasis on...
Marisa Catherine Nelson
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Redwood City, CA Probate Lawyer. 5 years experience
(650) 780-1633 1001 Marshall Street Suite 500
Redwood City, CA 94063
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...
Michael Ellis Freedman
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San Francisco, CA Probate Attorney. 32 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...
Bridget McInerney Harris
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San Francisco, CA Probate Attorney. 38 years experience
(415) 984-9635 2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Georgetown University Law Center and Gonzaga University School of Law
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.
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.
Mark Adrien Gullotta
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San Bruno, CA Probate Lawyer. 14 years experience
(650) 419-3336 1001 Bayhill Dr., 2nd Floor
San Bruno, CA 94401
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 11 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.
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. 10 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...
Eric S. Gullotta
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Sonoma, CA Probate Lawyer.
(707) 938-7234 232 West Napa Street
Suite A
Sonoma, CA 95476
Probate and Estate Planning
Empire College School of Law
At Gullotta Law Group, Attorney Gullotta assists clients through their probate and estate planning matters. Mr. Gullotta is a native to Sonoma County, and began his career as a Certified Public Accountant. He then went on to get his Master’s degree in Taxation, and then his law degree from Empire College. With this background, Attorney Gullotta has the ability to pick up on tax issues that other estate planning lawyers do not. The firm is a supporter of Prestwood School PTO, Sonoma Valley Education Foundation, Sonoma Valley Little League, and an organization called Becoming Independent, where Attorney Gullotta sits on...
(707) 509-3880 2880 Cleveland Avenue
Suite 2
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Steve Schofield
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Elk Grove, CA Probate Lawyer. 4 years experience
9381 E. Stockton Blvd., Suite 200
Elk Grove, CA 95624
Free ConsultationProbate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Steve Schofield is a divorce attorney and family law practitioner in the Sacramento area. He has helped hundreds of clients resolve serious legal matters. Call today for a free consultation.
Patricia Ann Simmons
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Fairfield, CA Probate Attorney. 22 years experience
(800) 811-9080 PO Box 33360
Fairfield, CA 94533
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
U 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.
Stephen T. Hodge
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Elk Grove, CA Probate Attorney. 25 years experience
(916) 525-9455 9381 E Stockton Blvd
#200
Elk Grove, CA 95624
Free ConsultationProbate, Business and Estate Planning
BYU Law School
Scott J. Sagaria
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San Jose, CA Probate Attorney. 16 years experience
(866) 447-8460 2033 Gateway Place
5th Floor
San Jose, CA 95110
Free ConsultationProbate, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Family
St. John's University and Santa Clara University School of Law
Ruben Sundeen
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Oakland, CA Probate Attorney. 21 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
Norma Samra
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Suite 3-208, CA Probate Attorney. 30 years experience
8698 Elk Grove Blvd.
Suite 3-208, CA 95624
Probate, Divorce, Family and Workers' Comp
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Norma Samra has been providing clients with professional, dedicated, personalized, and aggressive legal representation for thirty years. She specializes in Family, Probate, Guardianship, Personal Injury, and Workers' Compensation Law. Each client is given specialized representation and advice based on the intricacies of their case. Clients can expect thorough explaination and communication of each applicable law and status change during their case's progression. The Law Offices of Norma Samra resolves problems as quickly and efficiently as possible. Norma is a compassionate and steadfast legal advocate that strives to secure outcomes in line with her client's best...
(916) 685-2644 9401 E. Stockton Blvd.
Suite 250
Elk Grove, CA 95624
555 University Ave.
Suite 290
Sacramento, CA 95825
John Erik Fraker
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Oakland, CA Probate Attorney. 17 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
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
David W. Tate Esq.
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Campbell, CA Probate Attorney. 30 years experience
(408) 371-6000 2542 S Bascom Ave
#200
Campbell, CA 95008
Probate, Business, Elder and Real Estate
U of San Francisco School of Law
Julie Sowards SriRanga Esq.
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Campbell, CA Probate Lawyer.
(408) 371-6000 2542 S Bascom Ave
#200
Campbell, CA 95008
Free ConsultationProbate, Elder and Estate Planning
Lincoln University and Western State College of Law at Argosy University

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