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Joseph E. Patton

Joseph E. Patton

Protecting Your Wealth, Your Loved Ones, Your Legacy.
  • Probate, Estate Planning, Elder Law
  • California
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Biography

I am a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law with the State Bar of California. I have practiced in the Probate field since 2012, including Trust and Probate Litigation, Conservatorships and Guardianships, Trust and Probate Administration, and Estate Planning.

I am a member of the Orange County Bar Association (Trusts and Estate Section; Conservatorship, Guardianship & Protective Proceedings Section) and the 2022 Chair-Elect for the Guardianship & Protective Proceedings Section committee.

I was recognized as Rising Star for 2020 and 2021 in Estate and Trust Litigation by SuperLawyer.

Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology, Law, and Society from the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, California.

Juris Doctorate from Western State University College of Law in Fullerton, California.

I am a lifelong Orange County resident and enjoy spending my free time at home with my wife and four young kids.

Education
Western State University College of Law
J.D.
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University of California - Irvine
B.A. | Criminology, Law, & Society
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Professional Experience
Gostanian Law Group, PC
Current
I have practiced in the Probate field since 2012, including Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Administration, Conservatorship, Probate proceedings, and Trust and Probate Litigation, gaining extensive knowledge in the many different aspects of Probate law.
Speaking Engagements
Involuntary Holds & LPS Conservatorship: Helping Families During a Mental Health Crisis, CONSERVATORSHIP, GUARDIANSHIP & PROTECTIVE PROCEEDINGS SECTION WEBINAR
ORANGE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
Moderator
Certifications
Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law
State Bar of California
Awards
Rising Star in Estate and Trust Litigation
Super Lawyers
Rising Star in Estate and Trust Litigation
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
State Bar of California  # 279599
Member
Current
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Orange County Bar Association
Current
Activities: Trusts and Estate Section; Conservatorship, Guardianship & Protective Proceedings Section
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
State Bar of California
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Schedule a free, 30-minute initial consultation with us to discuss your needs.
Practice Areas
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Elder Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Trust Litigation
  • Conservatorships
  • Financial Elder Abuse
Languages
  • English
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Website
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Contact & Map
Gostanian Law Group, PC
1201 Dove Street
Suite 475
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Telephone: (949) 250-7800