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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Certified Specialist - Estate Planning, Probate, and Trust Law||State Bar of California||2014|
|Sole Practitioner||John J. Rank, Attorney at Law||2000 - Present|
|Partner||Travers & Rank||1994 - 2000|
|Associate Attorney||Baker, Manock & Jensen||1992 - 1994|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of California||Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law||1998 - Present|
|North Valley Estate Planning Council||President||2000 - 2001|
|Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Probate & Trust||N/A||State Bar of California||1998|
|McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1992|
|University of California - Santa Barbara||Business Economics||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1986|
|Impact of New Tax Act on Existing & Future Estate Plans||2001 Tax Act||2001|
|Continuing Legal Education Seminar||Addressing Capacity Issues in Estate Planning||2000|
|Charitable Giving Techniques||Charitable Giving||N/A|
Posted by Patrick
My wife and I set up a living trust with John several years before her sad and unexpected passing. John explained the process of establishing the trust very clearly and, after her death, was very sympathetic and patient in making sure I understood the process going forward of splitting the trust. He has helped me understand my responsibilities as trustee and I am about to consult him again to revise my survivor trust to reflect my current wishes on how to distribute my assets upon my death.
I recommend him and his staff in the highest fashion.
Posted by John
John and his staff handled our parents' estates with the utmost professionalism and made a very complicated process progress smoothly. In times of family stress, having a capable and competent advisor relieved us of having to worry about the legalities. Our meetings with John before our parents' passing proved to be incredibly valuable. Preparation is key and John, Lynn, Traci and Trish did everything that needed to be done very well. We can't thank them enough.
Posted by Ronald
Experienced attorney that continues to up date his knowledge of the profession.Always on top of his files,a real detail person.Made sure I dotted every i,crossed every T.Always emails or returns phone calls in same day.He is backed by a helpful friendly staff.Highly regarded in our community.
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