I have lived in the San Francisco Bay Area my entire life, except for the period of... more
I have lived in the San Francisco Bay Area my entire life, except for the period of time I attended UC Davis to pursue my undergraduate education. I hope to assist individuals from all walks of life with their legal issues, because I believe everyone deserves to have access to an attorney regardless of their economic situation.
I have a great deal of experience as litigator. Although my practice now focuses... more
I have a great deal of experience as litigator. Although my practice now focuses primarily on probate, planning and administration, I am well aware of the types of pitfalls that can render planning and administration vulnerable to litigation. I represent select clients in family law and landlord-tenant litigation.
Since 1980 I have served hundreds of clients requiring the services of a Probate... more
Since 1980 I have served hundreds of clients requiring the services of a Probate Attorney. Most matters have been straight probates, however, I have experience in completing conservatorships and guardianships as well. Although most of my cases have been in Alameda County, I have also completed matters in the following counties to date: Butte, Contra Costa, Monterey, San Bernardino, San Joa... view profile
I believe that most families and children are best served by being supported in... more
I believe that most families and children are best served by being supported in working together to solve their family law issues. Consequently, I specialize in Collaborative Law (Collaborative Practice) and mediation. Because I think it is important to keep learning and to improve my skills and abilities to better serve my clients, I have completed all the following trainings in mediation and... view profile
Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and kidnapping. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.