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Board Certified Specialists in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by California Board of Legal Specialization

CBLS Board Certification in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law - Lawyers certified in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law with the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization have demonstrated substantial involvement in this area of practice.


The CBLS defines the term "estate planning, trust and probate law" as the practice of law dealing with:


  • "the creation, protection and disposition of a client's assets, during life and upon and after death, in accordance with the client's expressed desires;

  • the tax and family relationship consequences of the client's acts and desires;

  • the preparation of wills, trusts and other documents to carry out the client's desires;

  • the administration of estates and trusts (such as necessary court or non-court procedures; tax reporting, payment of tax and tax audits; and management and transfer of assets); and

  • the protection of the property and provision for the personal needs of individuals unable to handle their own affairs by reason of age, illness or other incapacity."
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Alice A Salvo

Alice A Salvo
Law Offices of Alice A. Salvo
20350 Ventura Blvd Suite 110
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Licensed for 37 years, Alice A Salvo is a Estate and Probate Law and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended Southwestern Univ School of Law... read more >

John Bernard Palley

John Bernard Palley
Meissner, Joseph & Palley, Inc.
1555 River Park Dr Suite 108
Sacramento, CA 95815
Licensed for 25 years, John Bernard Palley is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University o... read more >

Roy Wayne Litherland

Roy Wayne Litherland
Litherland Law Firm
3425 S Bascom Ave Suite 240
Campbell, CA 95008
Licensed for 44 years, Roy Wayne Litherland is a Trusts and Probate lawyer who attended Indiana Univ Indianapolis School of Law... read more >

Scott Marshall Grossman

Scott Marshall Grossman
The Grossman Law Firm, APC
6370 Magnolia Ave Ste 320
Riverside, CA 92506
Licensed for 25 years, Scott Marshall Grossman is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended University of San Diego... read more >

William D Kopper

William D Kopper
Law Office of William D. Kopper
417 "E" Street
Davis, CA 95616
Licensed for 39 years, William D Kopper is a Family Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended UC Davis School of Law... read more >

Steven D Penrose

Steven D Penrose
Atack & Penrose, LLP
1200 Pacific Ave Suite 260
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Licensed for 40 years, Steven D Penrose is a Estate and Probate Law and Wills lawyer who attended UOP McGeorge School of Law... read more >

Joseph Timothy Hahn

Joseph Timothy Hahn
Law Offices of Joseph T. Hahn
777 E Tahquitz Canyon Way Suite 200-168
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Licensed for 22 years, Joseph Timothy Hahn is a Wills and Trusts lawyer who attended University of California at Berkeley... read more >

Michael John Wittick

Michael John Wittick
Law Offices of Michael J. Wittick, a Prof. Law Corp.
7700 Irvine Center Drive, Suite 800
Irvine, CA 92618
Licensed for 39 years, Michael John Wittick is a Estate and Probate Law and Probate lawyer who attended Western State Univ... read more >

James F Roberts

James F Roberts
Law Office of James F. Roberts & Associates, APC
3061 E. La Palma Ave
Anaheim, CA 92806
Licensed for 39 years, James F Roberts is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended McGeorge School Of Law University of the ... read more >

DeAnne Eileen Parker

DeAnne Eileen Parker
Law Office of DeAnne E. Parker
1930 West St
Redding, CA 96001
Licensed for 21 years, DeAnne Eileen Parker is a Estate Planning and Probate lawyer who attended The University of Utah S.J. Quinney Colleg... read more >

Jennifer Copp

Jennifer Copp
Honey and Copp, Lawyers
1300 Highland Ave Ste. 115
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Licensed for 25 years, Jennifer Copp is a Wills and Trusts lawyer who attended McGeorge SOL Univ of the Pacific; CA... read more >

James Buchan Creighton

James Buchan Creighton
Creighton Law Offices
1 Daniel Burnham Ct Apt 914
San Francisco, CA 94109
Licensed for 25 years, James Buchan Creighton is a Trusts and Probate lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of Law... read more >

David A. Shapiro

David A. Shapiro
Law Offices of David A. Shapiro, P.C.
5757 Wilshire Blvd Penthouse 3
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Licensed for 18 years, David A. Shapiro is a Wills and Trusts lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of Law... read more >

Charles DesRoches

Charles DesRoches
Noland, Hamerly, Etienne & Hoss
333 Salinas St
Salinas, CA 93902
Licensed for 19 years, Charles DesRoches is a Estate and Probate Law and Wills lawyer who attended Monterey College of Law... read more >

Sabrina Schneweis-Coe

Sabrina Schneweis-Coe
LAW OFFICES OF SABRINA SCHNEWEIS-COE
404 West Pine Street, Suite 14
Lodi, CA 95240
Licensed for 19 years, Sabrina Schneweis-Coe is a Estate and Probate Law and Estate Planning lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law Uni... read more >

John Lucas Wong

John Lucas Wong
Modern Wealth Law
3200 Park Center Drive Suite 260
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Licensed for 12 years, John Lucas Wong is a Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount University... read more >

Brian Scott Mandel

Brian Scott Mandel
7700 Irvine Ctr Dr Suite 800
Irvine, CA 92618
Brian Scott Mandel is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended Western State University College of Law... read more >

Thomas Randolph LeRoux

Thomas Randolph LeRoux
1 Bush St Suite 650
San Francisco, CA 94104
Thomas Randolph LeRoux is a Estate and Probate Law and Tax Law lawyer who attended Golden Gate Univ School of Law... read more >

Susan Christie Hill

Susan Christie Hill
Hill Law Offices, PC
935 University Ave
Sacramento, CA 95825
Licensed for 12 years, Susan Christie Hill is a Estate and Probate Law and Wills lawyer who attended UOP McGeorge School of Law... read more >

Lana June Clark

Lana June Clark
Buynak Fauver Archbald & Spray
820 State St 4th Fl
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Licensed for 14 years, Lana June Clark is a Estate and Probate Law and Commercial Real Estate Law lawyer who attended Santa Barbara College... read more >

Robert Paul Bergman

Robert Paul Bergman
Law Offices of Robert P. Bergman
1777 Saratoga Ave Suite 210
San Jose, CA 95129
Licensed for 15 years, Robert Paul Bergman is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended Santa Clara Law School... read more >

Michael Ellis Freedman

Michael Ellis Freedman
Freedman Law Firm
580 California St Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA 94104
Licensed for 33 years, Michael Ellis Freedman is a Estate and Probate Law and Wills lawyer who attended Temple University School Of Law... read more >

S. Scott Reynolds

S. Scott Reynolds
Reynolds Law LLP
1411 Oliver Rd. Suite 300
Fairfield, CA 94534
S. Scott Reynolds is a Estate Planning and Trusts lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific... read more >

Steven Frederick Klamm

Steven Frederick Klamm
1670 Riviera Avenue, Suite 210
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Steven Frederick Klamm is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended Golden Gate University... read more >

Dennis Michael Sandoval

Dennis Michael Sandoval
3233 Arlington Ave #105
Riverside, CA 92506
Licensed for 23 years, Dennis Michael Sandoval is a Personal Injury and Elder Law lawyer who attended Western State College of Law at Argos... read more >

Timothy Cahill Pickart

Timothy Cahill Pickart
999 Corporate Dr Suite 100
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
Licensed for 19 years, Timothy Cahill Pickart is a Estate Planning and Probate lawyer who attended Pepperdine University School of Law... read more >

Paul A Graziano

Paul A Graziano
Allen & Kimbell LLP
317 E Carrillo St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Licensed for 38 years, Paul A Graziano is a Tax Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended UCLA School of Law... read more >

D. Steven Yahnian

D. Steven Yahnian
Yahnian Law Corp
3130 W Main St F
Visalia, CA 93291
Licensed for 39 years, D. Steven Yahnian is a Tax Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount U... read more >

Karen E. Black

Karen E. Black
Law Office of Black & McGhee
144 E Washington Ave
Escondido, CA 92025
Licensed for 36 years, Karen E. Black is a Elder Law and Probate lawyer who attended University of San Diego School of Law... read more >

Philip Palmer Lindsley

Philip Palmer Lindsley
San Diego Elder Law Center
7880 Golfcrest Dr
San Diego, CA 92119
Licensed for 39 years, Philip Palmer Lindsley is a Elder Law and Probate lawyer who attended University of San Diego School of Law... read more >

Jean Claude Bernard Mallein Jr

Jean Claude Bernard Mallein Jr
Syntero Group
244 Front St
Danville, CA 94526
Licensed for 13 years, Jean Claude Bernard Mallein Jr is a Tax Law and Trusts lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

Nicole Rachelle Plottel

Nicole Rachelle Plottel
Harris & Plottel LLP
466 Vallombrosa Ave
Chico, CA 95926
Licensed for 13 years, Nicole Rachelle Plottel is a Wills and Trusts lawyer who attended Santa Clara University School of Law... read more >

Tricia A Shindledecker

Tricia A Shindledecker
3554 Round Barn Blvd Ste 312
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Licensed for 30 years, Tricia A Shindledecker is a Estate and Probate Law and Elder Law lawyer who attended Saint Louis University School o... read more >

Leslie Yarnes Sugai

Leslie Yarnes Sugai
200 S Santa Cruz Ave Ste 100
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Licensed for 27 years, Leslie Yarnes Sugai is a Estate and Probate Law and Elder Law lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - Universit... read more >

Leslie Rubright Daff

Leslie Rubright Daff
352 3rd St Ste 301
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Licensed for 19 years, Leslie Rubright Daff is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount... read more >

Bryan Calvin Hartnell

Bryan Calvin Hartnell
Hartnell Law Group
25757 Redlands Blvd
Redlands, CA 92373
Licensed for 44 years, Bryan Calvin Hartnell is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law Univ of the ... read more >

Bruce Murdo Macdonald

Bruce Murdo Macdonald
841 Apollo St Ste 450
El Segundo, CA 90245
Licensed for 15 years, Bruce Murdo Macdonald is a Estate and Probate Law and Wills lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount... read more >

Philip Savage IV

Philip Savage IV
Gresham Savage
550 East Hospitality Lane Suite 300
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Licensed for 25 years, Philip Savage IV is a Trusts and Estate Planning lawyer who attended Loyola Law School... read more >

Mark Allen Ziebold

Mark Allen Ziebold
9870 Research Dr Ste 209
Irvine, CA 92618
Licensed for 16 years, Mark Allen Ziebold is a Tax Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended Fowler School of Law - Chapman Univer... read more >

Janis Ann Carney

Janis Ann Carney
19100 Cox Ave A
Saratoga, CA 95070
Licensed for 29 years, Janis Ann Carney is a Elder Law and Probate lawyer who attended Santa Clara University School of Law... read more >

Ronald William Hillberg

Ronald William Hillberg
630 Crane Ave C
Turlock, CA 95380
Licensed for 42 years, Ronald William Hillberg is a Elder Law and Wills lawyer who attended UCLA School of Law... read more >

Charles Kirkwood Mills

Charles Kirkwood Mills
16148 Sand Canyon Ave
Irvine, CA 92618
Licensed for 28 years, Charles Kirkwood Mills is a Elder Law and Wills lawyer who attended Pepperdine University School of Law... read more >

Ruth A Phelps

Ruth A Phelps
301 N Lake Ave Ste 1002
Pasadena, CA 91101
Licensed for 44 years, Ruth A Phelps is a Elder Law and Wills lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount University... read more >

Jeb Umphred Burton

Jeb Umphred Burton
400 Capitol Mall Ste 1850
Sacramento, CA 95814
Licensed for 13 years, Jeb Umphred Burton is a Business Law and Wills lawyer who attended UC Davis School of Law... read more >

Brian Tsu

Brian Tsu
12750 High Bluff Dr # 300
San Diego, CA 92130
Licensed for 9 years, Brian Tsu is a Wills and Trusts lawyer who attended University of Dayton School of Law... read more >

Kevin Patrick Urbatsch

Kevin Patrick Urbatsch
3478 Buskirk Ave suite 300
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Licensed for 26 years, Kevin Patrick Urbatsch is a Personal Injury and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended St Louis Univ School of L... read more >

James Hervey Garrett

James Hervey Garrett
1550 Hotel Cir N #300
San Diego, CA 92108
Licensed for 41 years, James Hervey Garrett is a Estate and Probate Law and Tax Law lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Steven Murray Goldberg

Steven Murray Goldberg
420 Aviation Blvd Ste 201
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Licensed for 35 years, Steven Murray Goldberg is a Estate and Probate Law and Estate Planning lawyer who attended UC Berkeley School of Law... read more >

David Milton Hellman

David Milton Hellman
851 Irwin St Ste 205
San Rafael, CA 94901
Licensed for 47 years, David Milton Hellman is a Tax Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended UC Berkeley School of Law... read more >

Christopher Minor Moore

Christopher Minor Moore
21515 Hawthorne Blvd Ste 490
Torrance, CA 90503
Licensed for 54 years, Christopher Minor Moore is a Family Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended Harvard Law School... read more >
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Estate and Probate Law Certification

CBLS Board Certification in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law - Lawyers certified in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law with the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization have demonstrated substantial involvement in this area of practice.


The CBLS defines the term "estate planning, trust and probate law" as the practice of law dealing with:


  • "the creation, protection and disposition of a client's assets, during life and upon and after death, in accordance with the client's expressed desires;

  • the tax and family relationship consequences of the client's acts and desires;

  • the preparation of wills, trusts and other documents to carry out the client's desires;

  • the administration of estates and trusts (such as necessary court or non-court procedures; tax reporting, payment of tax and tax audits; and management and transfer of assets); and

  • the protection of the property and provision for the personal needs of individuals unable to handle their own affairs by reason of age, illness or other incapacity."



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