Laguna Woods Trusts Lawyers — 41 found

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  1. Laguna Woods Trusts Attorney Michael John Wittick

    Michael Wittick

    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... more
    Licensed for 36 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  2. Laguna Woods Trusts Attorney Leslie Rubright Daff

    Leslie Daff

    Leslie Daff, JD, MBA, is a State Bar Certified Legal Specialist in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law, a designation earned by fewer than 100 of the 15,000 licensed attorneys in... more
    Licensed for 15 years - 45 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  3. Laguna Woods Trusts Attorney Michele Carmeli

    Michele Carmeli

    Michele Carmeli has been a practicing attorney in Orange County, California for the past 27 and has handled a wide variety of litigation matters. Most recently, she was lead trial... more
    Licensed for 31 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  4. Laguna Woods Trusts Attorney David Allen Brown J.D.

    David Brown

    Client Review: Mr. Brown met with my wife and I to do our estate plan. He made a confusing process easy and und...
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    Licensed for 41 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.5

  5. Laguna Woods Trusts Attorney Arthur Joseph Travieso

    Arthur Travieso

    Client Review: Handled a family law matter for me. Very tenacious, forceful and got results but never forgot th...
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    Licensed for 23 years - $350-$500/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.7

  6. Laguna Woods Trusts Attorney Amy Elizabeth Haupert

    Amy Haupert

    Laguna Hills, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 19 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.8

  7. Laguna Woods Trusts Attorney Mark Edward Powell

    Mark Powell

    I founded Practical Plans (www.practicalplans.com), an online estate planning business that makes estate planning more readily available to clients who do not need the tax planning... more
    Licensed for 19 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.4

  8. Laguna Woods Trusts Attorney Douglas Earl Godbe

    Douglas Godbe

    Laguna Hills, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 39 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.7

  9. Laguna Woods Trusts Attorney Ronald Esparza Monard

    Ronald Monard

    Client Review: Ron assists me in updating, and maintaining my Trust documentation. He's first rate. Very perso...
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    Licensed for 17 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.6

  10. Laguna Woods Trusts Attorney Vicki L Rubin-Howton

    Vicki Rubin-Howton

    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... more
    Licensed for 28 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.4

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.