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Megan A. Moghtaderi

Estate planning Attorney at Long Beach, CA

5.0   7 reviews

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Ms. Moghtaderi received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Science from Biola University in La Mirada California.  She continued her education at Chapman University School of Law in Orange California, receiving her Juris Doctor.  Ms. Moghtaderi has experience in the Estate Planning, Administration, Probate, as well as Trust Litigation field for nearly three years and have gained extensive knowledge in the many different aspects of the Trust and Probate law.

Ms. Moghtaderi is currently a member of the California Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the Orange County Bar Association. In her free time, Ms. Moghtaderi volunteers with local non-profits raising funds and awareness for the school lunch program. 

Licensed for 6 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 2016
Updated 08/08/2022

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3900 Kilroy Airport Way, Suite 240
Long Beach, CA, 90806
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2010 Main Street, Suite 1000
Irvine, CA, 92614
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8141 East 2nd Street, Suite 500
Downey, CA, 90241
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9595 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 900
Beverly Hills, CA, 90212
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Posted by Mary | November 20, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent Experience With Trust and Proposition 19 Property Transfer
I want to recognize the excellent experience we had with Megan Moghtaderi and her team. We had a situation where we needed a loan to the family trust in order to avoid triggering higher property taxes under Proposition 19, and we needed assistance with finalizing the distribution of the trust assets. We had been working with a previous attorney who was unable to complete the job, and time was of the essence. Megan and her team obtained and reviewed the files from the previous attorney, worked with the loan company on a rush basis to calculate the distribution schedule and loan amount, facilitated the property transfer, filed the documentation with the assessor, and provided the documentation needed for taxes and beneficiary distribution. Megan was clearly experienced and professional in handling this type of work, and was very patient and responsive to numerous emails and phone calls throughout the process. She was instrumental in finalizing the trust situation for us. I will not hesitate to work with Megan in the future and highly recommend her for any trust needs.
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Posted by anonymous | October 12, 2021
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| Consulted Attorney
Very nice & knowledgeable.
Very nice & knowledgeable. Seems to have a lot of expertise and good background. Will consider working with her in the near future. We haven't yet discussed fees.
Posted by Michelle | January 8, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Conservatorship
The greatest gift I’ve ever received are my children. Megan managed the legalities so I could continue caring for my non biological child and for that I will be forever grateful
Posted by Caitlin | May 11, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Exquisite Attorney
I started working with Megan over a year ago. As a newer Fiduciary I need counsel I can rely on to protect me. Megan limits my liability tremendously, she has extensive knowledge in the probate industry. I highly recommend Megan as an attorney to advise you in a variety of cases or needs.
Posted by Nicole | May 11, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Exactly what I needed at the perfect time
Ms. Moghtaderi and her team were extremely professional and kind while helping me navigate a business matter. She was prompt and clear in her communications. She listened to what I needed and figured out the best plan forward. I would highly recommend her and her team--and will definitely contact her in the future if another need comes up.
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Posted by Shirley | June 27, 2019
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Ms. Moghtaderi provided the right level of service at the right time.
When my father passed away in early 2018 and left most of his estate to my disabled brother, the trustee he selected turned out not to have the best interests of my brother at heart. After a few months, I had to engage an attorney in Contra Costa Country to retrieve assets that the trustee had illegally obtained. But in order to remove the trustee altogether, I reached out to Megan for two reasons: She came highly recommended by some of my Contra Costa attorneys, and she was located in Orange County where the trustee lived. I learned that this was the proper venue in which to legally request the removal of a trustee. When I spoke with Megan by phone during our initial consultation, I explained that my ultimate goal was to have the current trustee removed and replaced by my father's successor trustee. She was attentive and professional. By the end of the 30 minutes, I felt I was in good hands and decided to retain her services. Megan worked very well with my Contra Costa attorneys. And in fact, from my perspective as the client, it was almost seamless. One memorable episode occurred when the trustee was mounting a challenge against my initial legal action in Contra Costa. At that point, the trustee did not know about the brief Megan had filed seeking her removal as trustee. But I felt strongly that if the trustee did know about the second legal action, it might provide leverage to help move both efforts forward. Megan agreed and this is indeed what happened. The trustee indicated her willingness to resign so Megan worked with the Contra Costa attorneys to craft a comprehensive settlement for both cases. The court approved the settlement and both matters were concluded satisfactorily. To conclude, although Megan was not the only attorney I worked with on this matter, she provided excellent service, and was responsive and efficient. I recommend her highly for any type of estate and trust litigation.
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Posted by Helena | May 16, 2019
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Megan is amazing!
Megan walked our family through the many steps needed to settle our parent's estate. She was thoughtful and very made sure we understood all the details and procedures needed.
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Education

  • Chapman University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2016
  • Biola University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2013

Associations

  • Orange County Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section
  • Secretary/Treasurer
  • 2019 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • American Sign Language

Awards

  • Commitment to Pro Bono Service
  • Chapman University School of Law
  • 2016

Speaking Engagements

  • Professional Fiduciaries Association of California Confernece
  • Instagram Infulencers, YouTube Celebrities, Bitcoin Miners, and Me: A Look at the Fiduciary Duties with Digital Assets
  • 2019

Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (5)
Estate planning Attorney | Feb 04
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"There are a lot of lawyers out there, but few that are like Attorney Moghtaderi. She is patient, responsive, and compassionate. If you need an attorney who will be thorough and patient, this attorney is the one for you, especially in the area of estate planning. I highly recommend!"
Probate Attorney | May 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Megan possesses extensive knowledge in the areas of Estate Planning, Trusts & Estates. She is compassionate with her clients and zealously advocates for her clients."
Estate planning Attorney | Jul 19
Relationship: Friend
"I whole-heartedly endorse Megan. Not only is she knowledgeable and very precise in her work, but she is fully committed and cares about the client. I have no problem referring cases to her and always trust that she will do amazing work."
Estate planning Attorney | Jul 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have know Megan since law school. Even then she carried herself in a confident manner. Everyone knew she would be a great lawyer. She is definitely a lawyer I would recommend. Highly recommended estate planning, trusts, and probate attorney."
Unknown Attorney | Jul 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have referred clients to Megan, and they have each given glowing feedback about her dedication and outstanding service! I endorse this lawyer."
Estate planning Attorney | Jul 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Moghtaderi's knowledge and insight are apparent from the counsel she has shared about her practice area with our local bar association members and lawyers in the community. I highly recommend her."
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Long Beach Estate planning Lawyer Megan A. Moghtaderi
Megan A. Moghtaderi
Estate planning Attorney
Long Beach, CA
Licensed for 6 years