Sonoma County Trusts Attorneys — 34 found

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  1. Sonoma County Trusts Attorney Steven M. Goldberg

    Steven Goldberg

    Client Review: Steve is knowledgeable and experienced in estate planning and trust law, including business succe...
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    Licensed for 31 years - $375-$425/hour
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    10.0

  2. Sonoma County Trusts Attorney Barry Leigh Adams

    Barry Adams

    I specialize in probate and trust litigation. I have extensive experience in such matters as trust and will contests, removal of trustees, will and trust interpretation, accountings,... more
    Licensed for 29 years - $350/hour
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    7.7

  3. Sonoma County Trusts Attorney Kim Renee Marois

    Kim Marois

    Santa Rosa, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 39 years
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    6.7

  4. Sonoma County Trusts Attorney Albert Gresser Handelman

    Albert Handelman

    Santa Rosa, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 37 years - $400-$450/hour
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    7.7

  5. Sonoma County Trusts Attorney Craig Kenneth Welch

    Craig Welch

    Petaluma, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 38 years
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    6.7

  6. Sonoma County Trusts Attorney Mary Catherine Doherty

    Mary Doherty

    Santa Rosa, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 20 years
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    6.5

  7. Sonoma County Trusts Attorney Murray Alan Zatman

    Murray Zatman

    Client Review: Murray is the atty for my mother's trust. Murray was there for my mother and has been there for ...
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    Licensed for 50 years
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    6.5

  8. Sonoma County Trusts Attorney Leonard M. Tillem

    Leonard Tillem

    Sonoma, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 44 years
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    6.6

  9. Sonoma County Trusts Attorney Kenneth Scott Jacobs

    Kenneth Jacobs

    Ken Jacobs is a State Bar of California Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust Probate Law. For over 16 years he has provided Sebastopol and Sonoma County with top quality... more
    Licensed for 24 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
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    6.5

  10. Sonoma County Trusts Attorney James Dombroski

    James Dombroski

    Petaluma, CA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 42 years
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    6.7

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.