Mike’s practice of 30 + years is exclusively devoted to estate planning, values... more
Mike’s practice of 30 + years is exclusively devoted to estate planning, values based planning, estate and trust administration, estate and trust litigation, planning for affluent families, business entity and succession planning, and asset protection and probate law. He was a partner in a litigation firm in the 1980s and early 90s before choosing the above areas of law for his own practice in ... view profile
I am dedicated to improving the lives of seniors, baby boomers and young families... more
I am dedicated to improving the lives of seniors, baby boomers and young families with proper estate planning tools such as living trusts, wills, powers of attorney, and guardianships for minors. I speak often in public to senior communities focusing on education and empowerment.
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Congratulations. Avvo's SEO has snagged you.I know what people think of lawyers. Those stereotypes have some truth-- but there two sides to every "story" and almost always a lot of emotion. And guess what? with EVERY court case SOMEONE WILL LOSE!! Whereupon somebody is gonna cry foul. Many will just cry--especaily the children.Real "divorce "smarts" = "don't start a fight." As Danny DiVito... view profile
I received the California State Bar specialist designation in Estate Planning, Trust,... more
I received the California State Bar specialist designation in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate law in 2010. My practice focuses on estate planning for high net worth individuals by implementing a team approach to planning with the client's CPA, financial advisor, and insurance advisor. In addition to my legal work, I provide pro bono help to Churches and religious ministries (also on the fo... view profile
"Estate" is the legal term used to define your property and money—basically, everything that belongs to you. Estate planning attorneys tell you different strategies you can use to transfer your belongings after you die. By planning your estate, you can maximize its value by minimizing taxes and eliminating court costs and interference. Estate planning attorneys also help you control and protect your estate during your lifetime, by writing documents that allow you to transfer property and money to children, charities, or others in a way you desire.
Estate Planning Attorneys in cities near Lake Forest, CA