Planada, California Probate Lawyers

Jeffrey Castleton
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Merced, CA Probate Attorney
(209) 580-4685 3174 Collins Drive
Suite B
Merced, CA 95348
Probate, Business, Divorce and Family
San Joaquin College of Law
Jeff earned his Juris Doctor Degree from San Joaquin College of Law where he graduated with Distinction. During his time there, he was published in the school’s San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review and later served as its Executive Editor. He also received awards for Best Brief Finalist and Best Oral Advocate Finalist in the George A. Hopper Moot Court Competition. He received multiple Witkin Awards for Academic Excellence in Moot Court, Professional Responsibility, and Legal Analysis.

While in law school, Jeff gained extensive experience clerking for distinguished lawyers and judges in the Central Valley. He served as a clerk for the...
Merced, CA Probate Lawyer with 6 years experience
(209) 385-0700 2844 Park Ave
Merced, CA 95348
Probate, Business and Estate Planning
James Clifford Anderson
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Turlock, CA Probate Attorney
(209) 667-2300 300 N. Palm St.
Turlock, CA 95381
Probate, Employment, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
James practices in the areas of employment law for management, personal injury, estate planning, and real estate. James graduated from Arizona State University, in Tempe, Arizona, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. He went on to earn his J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento, where he graduated fifth in his class, With Great Distinction, and Order of the Coif. While at McGeorge, James completed a judicial externship with the Honorable Justice George Nicholson, at the California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, in Sacramento. ...
Daniel Ogden
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Modesto, CA Probate Attorney
(209) 524-4466 1535 J St
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Modesto, CA 95354
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Foreclosure Defense
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Richard Hemb
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Clovis , CA Probate Attorney with 25 years experience
(559) 241-7050 420 Bullard Ave., Suite 105
Clovis , CA 93612
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Elder and Estate Planning
San Joaquin COL
Since 1992, Richard Hemb has focused his legal practice on the areas of estate planning and business formation. When representing clients facing these types of issues, Mr. Hemb takes the time necessary to evaluate the facts of the case and offer practical solutions, regardless of the complexity of the matter. Mr. Hemb is a skilled legal advocate who offers his clients the personal attention and dedication they deserve to get the job done. Mr. Hemb’s bottom line is to make his clients feel comfortable and confident that their interests are being safeguarded throughout the entire process.
Greg Glaser
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Copperopolis, CA Probate Lawyer with 14 years experience
(925) 642-6651 P.O. Box 423
Copperopolis, CA 95228
Free ConsultationProbate, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of San Francisco School of Law
Law practice focused primarily on two areas: (1) helping Bay Area residents buy or sell a home without a realtor, and (2) drafting living trusts for married couples.
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
Jeffrey Brian Pape
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Clovis, CA Probate Attorney with 36 years experience
(559) 299-4341 642 Pollasky Ave
Suite 100
Clovis, CA 93612
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Univ of Iowa COL and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Jeffrey B. Pape is AV® PreeminentTMPeer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® . He is a certified specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization in Taxation Law.

Born in Sioux City, IA, Jeff has practiced law for 35 years. He has extensive legal experience in civil litigation, trust litigation and probate litigation, in addition to business transactions and estate planning. He has also successfully handled a wide range of business litigation matters, which has enhanced his ability to counsel his business clients.

Jeff was named as a Super Lawyer in 2005 and 2009. He has a well-deserved reputation for professionalism...
Chad Bion Yates
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Modesto, CA Probate Attorney with 11 years experience
(209) 408-8667 1301 L Street, Suite 1
Modesto, CA 95354
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
UC Hastings COL
John Lawrence Gorman III
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Modesto, CA Probate Lawyer with 28 years experience
(209) 548-4000 1200 G St
Suite B
Modesto, CA 95354
Free ConsultationProbate, Business, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
I focus my legal practice on personal injury, estate planning & probate, business law, and civil litigation. If you are fighting for fair treatment, I can help. If you need advice regarding a trust or a will, I have extensive experience creating them and helping heirs and beneficiaries get what they deserve. If you want to protect your business and your livelihood, I am in your corner. If you’re injured and looking for a strong advocate, I am a plaintiff’s attorney prepared to help you fight back against insurance company tactics.
Fresno, CA Probate Lawyer with 39 years experience
(559) 432-4500 8080 North Palm Avenue
Third Floor
Fresno, CA 93711
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Health Care
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Fresno, CA Probate Attorney with 21 years experience
(559) 432-4500 8080 North Palm Avenue
Third Floor
Fresno, CA 93711
Probate, Appeals, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Santa Clara University School of Law
Fresno, CA Probate Attorney with 18 years experience
(559) 432-4500 8080 N Palm Ave
Third Floor
Fresno, CA 93711
Probate, Business, Real Estate and Tax
Boston University School of Law
Fresno, CA Probate Attorney with 26 years experience
(559) 432-4500 8080 N Palm Ave
Third Floor
Fresno, CA 93711
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Brigham Young University
Fresno, CA Probate Attorney with 32 years experience
(559) 432-4500 8080 N Palm Ave
Third Floor
Fresno, CA 93711
Probate, Business, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Fresno, CA Probate Attorney with 10 years experience
(559) 432-4500 8080 North Palm Avenue
Third Floor
Fresno, CA 93711
Probate, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
University of California - Davis
Fresno, CA Probate Lawyer with 51 years experience
(559) 432-4500 8080 North Palm Avenue
Third Floor
Fresno, CA 93711
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Fresno, CA Probate Lawyer with 8 years experience
(559) 432-4500 8080 North Palm Avenue
Third Floor
Fresno, CA 93711
Probate, Business, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Fresno, CA Probate Attorney
(559) 432-4500 8080 North Palm Avenue
Third Floor
Fresno, CA 93711
Probate, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
The George Washington University Law School
Thomas E. Rossmeissl
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(408) 883-3520 100 W. San Fernando Street
Suite 555
San Jose, CA 95113
San Jose, 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...
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...
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...
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,...
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 and Estate Planning
University of California - Berkeley
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...
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.
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.
Ivette Santaella
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San Ramon, CA Probate Attorney with 28 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
Daniel L DuRee
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Mountain View, CA Probate Attorney
(650) 933-7122 800 West El Camino Real
Suite 180
Mountain View, CA 94040
Free ConsultationProbate and Estate Planning
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Do you have questions about the estate planning process? Please call today for a free consultation.
(925) 210-1400 1535 N. Main Street
Suite 240
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(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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San Jose, CA Probate Lawyer with 10 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
James G.  Schwartz
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Pleasanton, CA Probate Attorney with 42 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
Patrick Curry
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Stockton, CA Probate Lawyer with 26 years experience
(209) 473-0394 5637 N Pershing Ave
Stockton, CA 95207
Probate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Humphreys College of Law
Member of California and Federal Bar. Managing partner, current practice involves civil litigation, personal injury litigation for plaintiffs, defense, Probate, Consumer law, Family Law. As an Attorney, I am quite proficient in pleading and practice procedure, legal research in the library, web and computer, judicial procedure and rules of evidence. I have tried over a 200 court and jury trials. I have arbitrated and mediated over 500 cases. I have had experience with Superior, Appeals and Federal courts. I am a hearing officer for the City of Stockton and County of San Joaquin and a Pro...
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, 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...
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...
Roy Wayne Litherland
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Campbell, CA Probate Attorney with 42 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....
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...
Grant A. Toeppen
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Manteca, CA Probate Lawyer with 6 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
Liza Weiman Hanks
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Mountain View, CA Probate Attorney with 21 years experience
(650) 237-7221 2570 W El Camino Real
#400
Mountain View, CA 94040
Probate, Estate Planning and Tax
Stanford Law School
Julie Sowards SriRanga Esq.
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Probate, Elder, Estate Planning and Family
Lincoln University and Western State College of Law at Argosy University

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