Santa Cruz County Trusts Attorneys — 32 found

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  1. Santa Cruz County 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
  2. Santa Cruz County Trusts Attorney Michael Leo Corman

    Michael Corman

    Client Review: Mike Corman is the best, he is a great lawyer. I had to use him twice for estates. Mike helped m...
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    Licensed for 39 years - Retainer (Sometimes)
    AVVO
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    7.3

  3. Santa Cruz County Trusts Attorney Dawson G Crawford

    Dawson Crawford

    Client Review: Dawson Crawford is a fantastic lawyer. He will take the time to listen to your concerns and expla...
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    Licensed for 20 years
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    RATING

    7.1

  4. Santa Cruz County Trusts Attorney Philip Lincoln Buckwalter

    Philip Buckwalter

    Client Review: I highly recommend the lawyer Philip L. Buckwalter. He is a an estate lawyer that combines sensit...
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    Licensed for 30 years
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    6.7

  5. Santa Cruz County Trusts Attorney James S Farrar

    James Farrar

    Client Review: Very, very professional and absolutely trustworthy! ( I don't say that about many people.) He's h...
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    Licensed for 42 years
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    7.8

  6. Santa Cruz County Trusts Attorney Timothy George Cleary

    Timothy Cleary

    Soquel, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 26 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    6.7

  7. Santa Cruz County Trusts Attorney Richard Michael Manning

    Richard Manning

    Client Review: I tend to be intimidated by lawyers, but Richard made me feel very comfortable. He is a good lis...
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    Licensed for 42 years
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    6.5

  8. Santa Cruz County Trusts Attorney Deborah Ann Malkin

    Deborah Malkin

    Providing Estate Planning Services With Skill, Eloquence and Warmth. From simple wills and basic trusts, to sophisticated tax-saving trusts and charitable remainder trusts, I provide... more
    Licensed for 27 years
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    7.7

  9. Santa Cruz County Trusts Attorney Steven D. Penrose

    Steven Penrose

    Steven D. Penrose is aCertified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust Probate Law , focusing his practice primarily in estate planning, estate and trust litigation, probate and trust... more
    Licensed for 36 years - $375-$395/hour
    AVVO
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    8.2

  10. Santa Cruz County Trusts Attorney Jeffrey Tuttle Killeen

    Jeffrey Killeen Pro

    PLAN • SETTLE • FIGHT
    Licensed for 37 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    7.4

    831-600-7017

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.