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  1. Estate Planning: 100%



Fixed (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

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  • Thomas Michael Fafinski

    Rich is an extremely disciplined and knowledgeable attorney> He is active at the national level, sharing his advanced understanding of estate planning. I endorse this lawyer wholeheartedly and without any hesitation.


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  • Rod Firoozye

    I endorse this lawyer. I met Rich several years ago and over the years I have been happy to refer cases to him. I trust that he will always do a great job for my clients and offer his special expertise. I trust that Rich is an expert in any issues related to estate planning and would not hesitate to continue to refer clients to him.


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Contact info

1754 Technology Dr Suite 230
San Jose, CA, 95110-1319


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Accredited AttorneyDepartment of Veterans Affairs2009
Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and ProbateCalifornia State Bar Board of Legal Specialization2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Dayton Law Firm1998 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
BNI - Bay Area Network Group (BANG)Member2009 - Present
California Continuing Education of the BarEstate Planning Advisors Sub-committee2007 - Present
Wealth CounselFounding Member2005 - Present
NAELA - National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.Member2005 - Present
University of California Santa Cruz ExtensionEstate Planning Instructor for the CFP(r) Education Program2005 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Silicon Valley Bar Association, Trusts and Estates SectionMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Estate Planning StrategiesType of Probate Administration - Formal and Informal2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara Univ SOLLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Phoenix CollN/AundergraduateN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Financial Planning AssociationSpecial Estate Planning for Roth IRAs2009
HSBC Client EventWealth Transfer/Estate Planning/Gifting to Children and Grandchildren2009
Cupertino Senior CenterEstate Planning, Medi-cal and Veterans Benefits2009