Helene Vivienne Wenzel’s Reviews

Helene Vivienne Wenzel

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  1. Probate

    Posted by a Probate client,
    Overall rating
     Fair
    Trustworthy
     Fair
    Responsive
     Average
    Knowledgeable
     Fair
    Kept me informed
     Fair
    • I do not recommend Helene Wenzel.
    • Helene handled my Probate matter.

    My experience with Helene Wenzel was as an out of state beneficiary of an estate she was probating in San Francisco. I cannot comment as to her ability in estate planning. As for probating this estate there were numerous errors in her petitions to the court – beneficiary names wrong, letting the California Franchise Tax Board Certificate expire, not getting date of death appraisals required by the court, including assets in the inventory that were non-probate assets, etc. Numerous delays - some warranted others not.

  2. Excellent experience

    Posted by a Elder Law client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Helene Wenzel.
    • I hired Helene more than 3 years ago.
    • Helene handled my Elder Law matter.
    • I have previously worked with no lawyers.

    Ms. Wenzel prepared a complete trust package for me, including a will and advance health care directive. I chose her because she was recommended both by colleagues and clients, because she specializes in this type of law and because she was not in a large firm. I found her very easy and comfortable to work with and was very satisfied with the work that she did. I recommend her with no reservations.

  3. Excellent Elder Law Attorney

    Posted by a Trusts client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Helene Wenzel.
    • I hired Helene more than 3 years ago.
    • Helene handled my Trusts matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    Ms. Wenzel is extremely knowledgeable and helpful. She even makes housecalls for her elderly clients who find travel to her office difficult. Ms. Wenzel works very well with clients, who due to their age or condition, are sometimes difficult (and crochety). She is very patient, answers all questions completely and returns calls very quickly. I have been very pleased with her help for my parents and my uncles. I recomend her very highly.