Santa Cruz County Trusts Attorneys — 32 found

Lawyers with

Avvo Rating

1.0 to 10.0

Languages


  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
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.6

    408-356-9200
  2. 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...
    view profile
    Licensed for 20 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.1

  3. 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
    RATING

    8.2

  4. 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...
    view profile
    Licensed for 42 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.5

  5. Santa Cruz County Trusts Attorney Timothy George Cleary

    Timothy Cleary

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

    6.7

  6. 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...
    view profile
    Licensed for 39 years - Retainer (Sometimes)
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.3

  7. 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
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.5

  8. Santa Cruz County Trusts Attorney Linda Mae Carter

    Linda Carter

    Los Gatos, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 18 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.2

  9. Santa Cruz County Trusts Attorney Dennis Brooke Lippitt

    Dennis Lippitt

    Santa Cruz, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 34 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.2

  10. Santa Cruz County Trusts Attorney Jeffrey Tuttle Killeen

    Jeffrey Killeen Pro

    PLAN • SETTLE • FIGHT
    Licensed for 37 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    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.