Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate law, focusing on estate planning for families with children.
Santa Clara University School of Law
J.D. (1980) | Law
California State University - San Jose State University
B.A. (1977) | Social Science
Honors: Graduated "With Great Distinction"
Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law
California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization
Activities: National organization of estate planning attorneys with over 1000 member law firms and over 1600 attorneys. www.wealthcounsel.com
California State Bar
Academy of Special Needs Planners
Activities: Association of attorneys specializing in estate planning for families with special needs children and other individuals. www.specialneedsplanners.com
Activities: National association of estate planning professionals, including attorneys, financial planners, insurance professionals, and CPAs. www.advisorsforum.com
Foundation for Personal Financial Education
Activities: National non-profit corporation involved in providing free workshops for companies, municipalities and other organizations in the areas of financial planning, estate planning, retirement planning, estate planning for retirement plan assets, and home and asset protection. www.fpfenonprofit.org
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Free Consultation Free initial consultation for estate planning. Charge for Probate and/Trust administration consultation (minimum one hour) Visit website for details.
Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Diner's Club
Rates, Retainers and Additional Information Fees are generally fixed fees for living trust planning, retirement trust planning, special needs planning, and certain types of petitions in the Probate Court. Probate and Trust administration are hourly at the rate of $500.00 per hour.
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills