Altadena Trusts Lawyers — 64 found

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  1. Altadena Trusts Attorney Jan Ellen Copley

    Jan Copley

    I work with caring people who want to protect their families and their money. I do this by spending time with you to learn about your hopes, dreams, fears and aspirations for you and... more
    Licensed for 34 years
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    10.0

  2. Altadena Trusts Attorney Carol Ann Hunter Peters

    Carol Peters Pro

    I worked at the LA County Dept. of Public Social Services (D.P.S.S.) for eleven (11) years after which I was awarded my 10-year pin. I worked as an Eligibility Worker (Intake and... more
    Licensed for 38 years - $300-$425/hour
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    10.0

    626-793-9383
  3. Altadena Trusts Attorney Joseph Hyunsung Lee

    Joseph Lee

    I have walked many paths in life. I started life out as an attorney, have been a minister, a school teacher, but the most important job I've ever had is a father. When my son, Danny... more
    Licensed for 16 years - $375-$400/hour
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    9.1

  4. Altadena Trusts Attorney Philip Joel Kavesh

    Philip Kavesh

    Philip J. Kavesh is a nationally recognized attorney, authority, speaker, educator and technical innovator in estate planning. Phil has earned significant recognition and accolades... more
    Licensed for 36 years - 60 Min Free Consultation
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    9.6

  5. Altadena Trusts Attorney Christopher B. Johnson

    Christopher Johnson Pro

    We help with trusts, wills, probate, trust administration and probate litigation.
    Licensed for 21 years - $150-$375/hour
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    10.0

    888-503-7615
  6. Altadena Trusts Attorney Mark L. Russakow

    Mark Russakow

    Client Review: My husband and I were in a very complicated situation involving a trust/probate legal matter with...
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    Licensed for 23 years - $275-$495/hour
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    10.0

  7. Altadena Trusts Attorney Mark Brian Baer

    Mark Baer

    Client Review: Mark always kept me informed every step of the way through what can be a very stressful and confu...
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    Licensed for 24 years
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    10.0

  8. Altadena Trusts Attorney Samuel Bruce Ledwitz

    Samuel Ledwitz

    As the son of two military officers, Samuel B. Ledwitz learned organization, pride, discipline and a desire to help others at a very young age. After living in England, Germany and... more
    Licensed for 17 years - $300-$400/hour
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    9.4

  9. Altadena Trusts Attorney Lloyd Gaylord Copenbarger

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    Copenbarger & Copenbarger, LLP has been serving Californians statewide since 1979
    Licensed for 44 years - $100-$500/hour
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    8.4

    949-476-2002
  10. Altadena Trusts Attorney Calvin Allen Slater

    Calvin Slater

    Calvin A. Slater has been a lawyer since 1981, with over 30 years of experience with helping clients, such as entrepreneurs, physicians, business owners and real estate investors. His... more
    Licensed for 34 years
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    9.0

Trusts

A trust is an arrangement whereby someone owns and manages money or property for another person's benefit. Like a guardianship, a trustee has decision-making authority over the trust property, but no court is involved in the trustee's action–the person who creates the trust defines the scope of the trustee's power. There are many different trust types, including probate trusts, income trusts, spendthrift trusts, and educational trusts. For example, a living trust allows you to manage your property while you are alive and to direct who will manage it if you become incapable of doing so. In essence, you choose your own “guardian” in advance and avoid having the court do it for you. A trust attorney reviews the many reasons for establishing a trust with you, and can ensure your trust will be legally valid.