Portola Valley Trusts Attorneys — 41 found

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  1. Portola Valley Trusts Attorney John Christopher Martin

    John Martin Pro

    I am a certified specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law. My office is... more
    Licensed for 6 years
    AVVO
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    9.3

    650-329-9500
  2. Portola Valley Trusts Attorney Amir Atashirang

    Amir Atashirang

    Palo Alto, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 11 years - $275/hour
    AVVO
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    10.0

  3. Portola Valley Trusts Attorney Janet Lee Brewer

    Janet Brewer Pro

    Permit me to assist you in planning for the two things that matter most ...... more
    Licensed for 39 years
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    10.0

    888-895-5599
  4. Portola Valley Trusts Attorney Slavik Steve Leydiker

    Slavik Leydiker

    Steves personal life reflects an attitude of humility and perseverance, traits that... more
    Licensed for 4 years - $200-$250/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.6

  5. Portola Valley Trusts Attorney Darin H. Donovan

    Darin Donovan

    San Jose, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 19 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.7

  6. Portola Valley Trusts Attorney Jennifer Halise Friedman

    Jennifer Friedman

    Menlo Park, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 17 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    7.7

  7. Portola Valley Trusts Attorney Julie Miraglia Kwon

    Julie Kwon

    Menlo Park, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 18 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    6.7

  8. Portola Valley Trusts Attorney Barbara Jane Kiem

    Barbara Kiem

    Menlo Park, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 34 years
    AVVO
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    6.7

  9. Portola Valley Trusts Attorney Julie Catherine Lanz

    Julie Lanz

    Menlo Park, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 13 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    7.4

  10. Portola Valley Trusts Attorney Gad Zohar

    Gad Zohar

    Gadi Zohar is a Palo Alto estate planning lawyer who combines his exclusive focus on... more
    Licensed for 4 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.8

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.