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Joseph Ernest Patton

Estate planning Attorney at Anaheim Hills, CA

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also known as Joe Patton, Joe Patton, Esq.

  • Licensed for 12 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2011
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Joseph

Learn Joseph’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Estate planning
    30%
    Comprehensive Estate Plans, Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney; Medi-Cal Planning Trusts (IDGTs)

    13 years

  2. Litigation
    30%
    Litigation as related to Probate/Trust/Estates-Accountings, Contests, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Conservatorships, Financial Elder Abuse, Guardianships, Spousal Property Petitions, Heggstad Petitions, Compromise Claims of Minor/Dependent Adult

    13 years

  3. Guardianship
    20%
    Probate Conservatorship and Guardianship proceedings; Establishing Conservatorship and Guardianship proceedings; Contested proceedings; Accountings

    13 years

  4. Probate
    20%
    Probate Estate Administration, Trust Estate Administration, 17200 Petitions, Spousal Property Petitions, Creditor Issues, Small Estate Administration, Conservatorships;

    13 years

Joe is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the State Bar of California.

Attorney at Patton & Patton, PC - Probate Attorneys.

Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law - Simplified.

Joe has practiced in Probate law since 2012, including in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Litigation, Trust and Probate Administration, Conservatorships, and the Probate of Estates, gaining extensive knowledge and experience in the many different and nuanced aspects of Probate law.

Joe has been recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in the years 2020 - 2022 in the field of Estate and Trust Litigation.

Joe earned his B.A. degree in Criminology, Law, and Society from the University of California, Irvine. He continued his studies at Western State University College of Law in Fullerton, California, earning his Juris Doctorate. He also earned his certificate in Business Law studies.

Joe is an active member of the Orange County Bar Association (Trusts and Estate Section; Conservatorship, Guardianship & Protective Proceedings ("CGP") Section) and is the Chair-Elect of the CGP section. He serves on the Orange County Superior Court panel of attorneys for appointment as counsel and as Guardian Ad Litem in probate proceedings. He is licensed to appear in all courts of the State of California. Joe is a proud member of ProVisors.

Joe is a lifelong Orange County resident. He enjoys spending his free time with Neda and their four young children. Between the kids' school, sports, scouts, dance, and the occasional date night with Neda, he also enjoys playing guitar, watching hockey and baseball (Go Ducks and Angels!), and DIY projects at home.

Location

Patton & Patton, PC
5241 E Santa Ana Canyon Road, Suite 107
Anaheim Hills, CA, 92807

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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 350-475 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Founder and Principal Attorney
  • Patton & Patton, PC
  • 2022 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • Gostanian Law Group
  • 2017 - 2022
  • Associate Attorney
  • Rehmani & Associates
  • 2014 - 2017
  • Associate Attorney
  • Law Office of Marty Burbank
  • 2012 - 2014
  • Associate Attorney
  • Stearman, Price, & Koorstad
  • 2011 - 2012
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Education

  • Western State University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2011
  • University of California - Irvine
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2008

Associations

  • Orange County Bar Association: Trust and Estate Section
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Orange County Bar Association: Conservatorship Section
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Orange County Bar Association: Guardianship & Protective Proceedings Section
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • California Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law
  • State Bar of California - Certified Specialist
  • 2022
  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law
  • State Bar of California - Certified Specialist
  • 2021
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law
  • State Bar of California - Certified Specialist
  • 2020
  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law
  • State Bar of California - Certified Specialist
  • 2019
  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law
  • State Bar of California - Certified Specialist
  • 2018
  • Business Law Certificate
  • Western State University College of Law
  • 2011
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Speaking Engagements

  • Counselors to America’s Small Business
  • A Legal Check-up to Keep your Business Healthy
  • 2016
  • Counselors to America’s Small Business
  • A Legal Check-Up to Keep your Business Healthy
  • 2015

Attorney endorsements

Received (8)
Given (10)
Endorse Joseph
Probate Attorney | Mar 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I’ve known Joe for over a decade and trust his judgment, skill and legal knowledge as an attorney completely. He is a highly competent and caring attorney. Highly recommended."
Probate Attorney | Jun 21
Relationship: Co-worker
"Joe Patton is an excellent co-worker and extremely knowledgeable in his field. I highly recommend Joe for anybody searching for an experienced attorney within the fields of Probate, Trust, and Estate Litigation, Conservatorships, Guardianships, and more."
Probate Attorney | Jun 21
Relationship: Co-worker
"Joe always provides excellent work, and leaves clients very happy. He is a credit to the firm."
Probate Attorney | Jan 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Joseph is extremely knowledgeable in Probate Law. He has shared some of his knowledge with me and has helped me resolve a complex probate issue for a client."
Probate Attorney | Dec 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Joe is well versed in Probate and Trust Litigation."
Probate Attorney | Dec 12
Relationship: Co-worker
"Joe's knowledge in Trusts, Estates, and Probate law is expansive. He represents his clients both effectively and efficiently, and is an asset to any case."
Estate planning Attorney | Dec 12
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse Joe in Estate Planning and Trust Litigation. Joe is very knowledgeable, compassionate with clients, and fights for them."
Estate planning Attorney | Dec 10
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"Joe has been a Contract lawyer working in our office for a year since he passed the California Bar Exam --(First Time) Joe has done an outstanding job on everything we ask him to do. Everyone wants Joe in a meeting because he takes such great notes. He pays great attention to detail, and is a very efficent researcher. We are very happing that he is going to be joining our firm as a full time associate."
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Anaheim Hills Estate planning Lawyer Joseph Ernest Patton
Joseph Ernest Patton
Estate planning Attorney
Anaheim Hills, CA
Licensed for 12 years