Santa Cruz County Trusts Lawyers — 33 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 Timothy George Cleary

    Timothy Cleary

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

  3. 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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    RATING

    6.5

  4. Santa Cruz County Trusts Attorney David Paul de Carion

    David de Carion

    Client Review: I have personally used David's services on a number of occasions and have referred him to a numbe...
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    Licensed for 25 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.4

  5. Santa Cruz County Trusts Attorney Judith Navi Douglass

    Judith Douglass

    Los Gatos, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 25 years
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    7.5

  6. 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

  7. Santa Cruz County Trusts Attorney Douglas Phillip Barnes

    Douglas Barnes

    Doug Barnes is an attorney, licensed to practice law in the State of California, who is a Certified Specialist with the California Board of Legal Specialization in Estate Planning,... more
    Licensed for 35 years
    AVVO
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    7.3

  8. Santa Cruz County Trusts Attorney Michael George Desmarais

    Michael Desmarais

    Los Gatos, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 42 years
    Not yet reviewed
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    8.0

  9. Santa Cruz County Trusts Attorney Carol Elias Zolla

    Carol Zolla

    Carol Elias Zolla is a lawyer specializing in Estate Planning, Probate and Trusts.
    Licensed for 19 years
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    8.7

  10. 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
    AVVO
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    7.1

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.