Palo Alto Trusts Attorneys — 67 found

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  1. Palo Alto Trusts Attorney Janet Lee Brewer

    Janet Brewer Pro

    We prepare living trusts and tax-sensitive trusts for high net worth individuals.
    Licensed for 40 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    888-895-5599
  2. Palo Alto Trusts Attorney Jean Marie Kohler

    Jean Kohler

    Jean M. Kohler is a partner in the Trusts & Estates Group and is certified by the State Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law. Jean... more
    Licensed for 14 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
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    10.0

  3. Palo Alto Trusts Attorney Rebeccah Buchanan Miller

    Rebeccah Miller

    Palo Alto, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 26 years
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    RATING

    8.6

  4. Palo Alto Trusts Attorney Ellen Sarah Cookman

    Ellen Cookman

    Palo Alto, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 12 years
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    9.6

  5. Palo Alto Trusts Attorney Amir Atashirang

    Amir Atashirang

    Amir Atashi Rang is the principal of The Atashi Rang Law Firm, P.C. in San Francisco. He is a Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, State Bar of California... more
    Licensed for 12 years - $295-$445/hour
    AVVO
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    9.1

  6. Palo Alto Trusts Attorney Robert Clive Chiles

    Robert Chiles

    Palo Alto, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 42 years - 60 Min Free Consultation
    Not yet reviewed
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    8.2

  7. Palo Alto Trusts Attorney Joyce Warshaw Levy

    Joyce Levy

    Client Review: Joyce has completed our living trust, as well as trusts for family members and friends
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    Licensed for 30 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.0

  8. Palo Alto Trusts Attorney Darin H. Donovan

    Darin Donovan

    San Jose, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 20 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.7

  9. Palo Alto Trusts Attorney Ella Joanne Duncanson

    Ella Duncanson

    Palo Alto, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 21 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    7.5

  10. Palo Alto Trusts Attorney Kim Theodore Schoknecht

    Kim Schoknecht

    Palo Alto, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 38 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.2

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.