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  1. San Jose Trusts Attorney Robert Paul Bergman

    Robert Bergman

    Hi, this is estate planning attorney Bob Bergman. I have been helping families in the Silicon Valley (and beyond) with their estate planning needs for over 30 years. I'm a Certified... more
    Licensed for 35 years - $400-$500/hour
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    9.1

  2. San Jose Trusts Attorney Ellen McKissock

    Ellen McKissock

    Client Review: Ellen has represented me in several legal matters. The first time, six years ago, she negotiated...
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    Licensed for 32 years - $435/hour
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    10.0

  3. San Jose Trusts Attorney Robert Eugene Temmerman Jr

    Robert Temmerman

    Client Review: Attorney Temmerman has represented and continues to represent me as as a professional Trustee for...
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    Licensed for 35 years
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    10.0

  4. San Jose Trusts Attorney Mason J. Sacks

    Mason Sacks

    San Jose, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 41 years
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    9.8

  5. San Jose Trusts Attorney Camelia Mahmoudi

    Camelia Mahmoudi Pro

    I make sure that my clients are comfortable with the legal process, and are not intimidated by the complexity of the legal process. I work with the client to complete the matter with... more
    Licensed for 12 years
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    9.9

    408-658-8580
  6. San Jose Trusts Attorney Darin H. Donovan

    Darin Donovan

    San Jose, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 20 years
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    9.7

  7. San Jose Trusts Attorney Karen A. Meckstroth

    Karen Meckstroth

    San Jose, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 18 years
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    10.0

  8. San Jose Trusts Attorney Minda B. Parrish

    Minda Parrish

    Minda B. Parrishis aCertified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Lawby the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specializationwith more than 25 years of experience in... more
    Licensed for 31 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
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    8.6

  9. San Jose Trusts Attorney Roy Wayne Litherland

    Roy Litherland Pro

    Protecting your life's work. Adding clarity to the future. Providing unsurpassed professionalism.
    Licensed for 40 years
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    9.6

    408-356-9200
  10. San Jose Trusts Attorney Benjamin James Sowards

    Benjamin Sowards

    Extended Biography: Mr. Sowards' practice is focused on advising small and family owned businesses with their general corporate needs. Mr. Sowards also helps his clients transfer... more
    Licensed for 11 years - 20 Min Free Consultation
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    10.0

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.