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CaliforniaEstate and Probate Law Lawyers in Contra Costa County, California

Attorneys that focus on estate and probate law in Contra Costa County, California help clients resolve all facets of planning for the conservation and disposition of estates. Estate and probate lawyers must understand the state and federal tax burdens that apply to this area of the law. Estate and probate lawyers prepare the legal instruments to accomplish the estate plans including drafting and executing wills, administering formal and summary estates, including tax related matters. Attorneys also engage in probate litigation including will contests or will or trust construction suits in probate court.

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Kevin Patrick Urbatsch

Kevin Patrick Urbatsch
The Urbatsch Law Firm, P.C.
3478 Buskirk Ave suite 300
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Licensed for 5 years, Kevin Patrick Urbatsch is a Estate and Probate Law and Elder Law lawyer who attended St Louis Univ School of Law... read more >

Joel Andrew Harris

Joel Andrew Harris
Law Ofc Joel A Harris
511 W 3rd St
Antioch, CA 94509
Licensed for 31 years, Joel Andrew Harris is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended Santa Clara University School of Law... read more >

Terence D. Doyle

Terence D. Doyle
Doyle Golde & Grossman Family Law Group
571 Hartz Avenue
Danville, CA 94526
Licensed for 37 years, Terence D. Doyle is a Family Law and Wills lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

Barbara Erb Scramstad

Barbara Erb Scramstad
649 Main St Suite 101
Martinez, CA 94553
Licensed for 29 years, Barbara Erb Scramstad is a Family Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - Univer... read more >

Steven Frederick Klamm

Steven Frederick Klamm
1670 Riviera Avenue, Suite 210
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 39 years, Steven Frederick Klamm is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended Golden Gate University... read more >

Beverly Jayne Tafelski-Lavin

Beverly Jayne Tafelski-Lavin
Lavin & Lavin
2121 N California Blvd Ste 290
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 42 years, Beverly Jayne Tafelski-Lavin is a Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount Un... read more >

Scott Douglas Jordan

Scott Douglas Jordan
18 Crow Canyon Ct Ste 280
San Ramon, CA 94583
Licensed for 15 years, Scott Douglas Jordan is a Estate Planning and Probate lawyer... read more >

David Mark Sternberg

David Mark Sternberg
David M Sternberg & Associates
319 Lennon Ln Suite A
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Licensed for 41 years, David Mark Sternberg is a Bankruptcy and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

Elizabeth Marie Engh

Elizabeth Marie Engh
1646 N California Blvd Suite 250
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 43 years, Elizabeth Marie Engh is a Estate and Probate Law and Wills lawyer who attended UC Berkeley School of Law... read more >

Frank Rudolph Acuna

Frank Rudolph Acuna
3478 Buskirk Ave #300
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Licensed for 36 years, Frank Rudolph Acuna is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended UCLA School of Law... read more >

Kenneth Michael Begun

Kenneth Michael Begun
18 Crow Canyon Ct #150
San Ramon, CA 94583
Licensed for 34 years, Kenneth Michael Begun is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended John F Kennedy University School Of... read more >

Margaret Mearns Hand

Margaret Mearns Hand
Orinda Way # 200-D
Orinda, CA 94563
Licensed for 28 years, Margaret Mearns Hand is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended UC Berkeley School of Law... read more >

Christine D. Callahan

Christine D. Callahan
Law Office of Christine D. Callahan
2204 Concord Blvd.
Concord, CA 94520
Licensed for 44 years, Christine D. Callahan is a Family Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended California St Univ Chico; Chico... read more >

David Joseph Brillant

David Joseph Brillant
2540 Camino Diablo Ste 200
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Licensed for 19 years, David Joseph Brillant is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of La... read more >

Douglas Blackhurst Bohne

Douglas Blackhurst Bohne
1350 Treat Blvd Ste 410
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Licensed for 37 years, Douglas Blackhurst Bohne is a Estate and Probate Law and Wills lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - Universi... read more >

Oliver Whitney Bray

Oliver Whitney Bray
Law Offices of Oliver W. Bray
736 Ferry St
Martinez, CA 94553
Licensed for 36 years, Oliver Whitney Bray is a Estate and Probate Law and Personal Injury lawyer who attended John F Kennedy Univ School o... read more >

Loren Leslie Barr

Loren Leslie Barr
318 Diablo Rd Ste C
Danville, CA 94526
Licensed for 25 years, Loren Leslie Barr is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended Santa Clara University School of Law... read more >

David Alan Brown

David Alan Brown
2855 Mitchell Dr Ste 120
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Licensed for 43 years, David Alan Brown is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University of t... read more >

Davina Cheng-Ping Chow

Davina Cheng-Ping Chow
92 Davis Rd
Orinda, CA 94563
Licensed for 29 years, Davina Cheng-Ping Chow is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended University of San Francisco School... read more >

Rebecca Lee Conradi

Rebecca Lee Conradi
4 Orinda Way suite 260-b
Orinda, CA 94563
Licensed for 31 years, Rebecca Lee Conradi is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

Jeffrey A Dennis-Strathmeyer

Jeffrey A Dennis-Strathmeyer
2800 Pleasant Hill Rd Ste 150
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Licensed for 48 years, Jeffrey A Dennis-Strathmeyer is a Estate and Probate Law and Estate Planning lawyer who attended UC Davis School of ... read more >

Annette Mary Knox

Annette Mary Knox
1350 Treat Blvd Ste 410
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Licensed for 25 years, Annette Mary Knox is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended University of San Francisco School of L... read more >

Hale Kronenberg

Hale Kronenberg
811 Craft Ave
El Cerrito, CA 94530
Licensed for 47 years, Hale Kronenberg is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended Columbia Law School... read more >

Patricia Askey Leong

Patricia Askey Leong
3180 Crow Canyon Pl
San Ramon, CA 94583
Licensed for 29 years, Patricia Askey Leong is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

David Douglas Little

David Douglas Little
Orinda Way # 200-D
Orinda, CA 94563
Licensed for 21 years, David Douglas Little is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended University of San Francisco School o... read more >

John Lawrence Mcdonnell Jr

John Lawrence Mcdonnell Jr
Orinda Way # 200-D
Orinda, CA 94563
Licensed for 57 years, John Lawrence Mcdonnell Jr is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended University of San Francisco Sc... read more >

Wilfrid F Roberge Jr

Wilfrid F Roberge Jr
1646 N California Blvd Suite 250
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 56 years, Wilfrid F Roberge Jr is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended Stanford Law School... read more >

Bart J Schenone

Bart J Schenone
140 Town and Country Dr Ste A
Danville, CA 94526
Licensed for 47 years, Bart J Schenone is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended University of Michigan Law School - Unive... read more >

John Alan Hartog

John Alan Hartog
Orinda Way # 200-D
Orinda, CA 94563
Licensed for 42 years, John Alan Hartog is a Estate and Probate Law and Tax Law lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

R Gordon Baker Jr

R Gordon Baker Jr
1850 Mt Diablo Blvd Ste 630
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 44 years, R Gordon Baker Jr is a Estate and Probate Law and Wills lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

David Arthur Nearon

David Arthur Nearon
1212 Rossmoor Pkwy
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Licensed for 56 years, David Arthur Nearon is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended University of San Francisco School of... read more >

Amir AtashiRang

Amir AtashiRang
Atashi Rang Law Firm PC
1255 Treat Blvd Ste 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Licensed for 18 years, Amir AtashiRang is a Estate and Probate Law and Wills lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

J Virginia Peiser

J Virginia Peiser
Archer Norris
571 Hartz Ave
Danville, CA 94526
Licensed for 46 years, J Virginia Peiser is a Estate and Probate Law and Tax Law lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Michael Craig Gerson

Michael Craig Gerson
2001 N Main St Ste 410
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 19 years, Michael Craig Gerson is a Estate and Probate Law and Tax Law lawyer who attended UC Davis School of Law... read more >

Daniel J Leahy

Daniel J Leahy
560 Lennon Ln Suite 100
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Licensed for 13 years, Daniel J Leahy is a Wills and Trusts lawyer who attended UC Berkeley School of Law... read more >

Keith Schiller

Keith Schiller
3201 Danville Blvd Ste 285
Alamo, CA 94507
Licensed for 47 years, Keith Schiller is a Estate and Probate Law and Tax Law lawyer who attended UC Berkeley School of Law... read more >

Leigh Ellen Johnson

Leigh Ellen Johnson
3150 Hilltop Mall Rd Ste 63
Richmond, CA 94806
Licensed for 18 years, Leigh Ellen Johnson is a Family Law and Divorce lawyer who attended John F Kennedy University School Of Law... read more >

Robert Paul Rich

Robert Paul Rich
1600 S Main St Ste 230
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 39 years, Robert Paul Rich is a Real Estate Law and Wills lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Gerald Thomas Richards

Gerald Thomas Richards
Law Office of Gerald T. Richards
2352 Redwood Rd
Hercules, CA 94547
Licensed for 5 years, Gerald Thomas Richards is a Estate Planning and Trusts lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

Magany Abbass

Magany Abbass
1043 Stuart St Suite 150
Lafayette, CA 94549
Licensed for 26 years, Magany Abbass is a Real Estate Law and Wills lawyer who attended John F Kennedy University School Of Law... read more >

Michael James Amthor

Michael James Amthor
1120 2nd St Ste C
Brentwood, CA 94513
Licensed for 25 years, Michael James Amthor is a Family Law and Wills lawyer who attended John F Kennedy University School Of Law... read more >

Lee Leonard Kaster

Lee Leonard Kaster
Law Offices of Lee L. Kaster, P.C.
1806 Bonanza St
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 21 years, Lee Leonard Kaster is a Wills and Trusts lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Jeannine Virginia O'Neil

Jeannine Virginia O'Neil
O'Neil & Sweeney
1280 Boulevard Way Ste 212
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Licensed for 29 years, Jeannine Virginia O'Neil is a Wills and Trusts lawyer who attended John F Kennedy University School Of Law... read more >

Michael Francis Sweeney

Michael Francis Sweeney
Sweeney & Moeller
1908 Tice Valley Blvd # D
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
Licensed for 28 years, Michael Francis Sweeney is a Wills and Trusts lawyer who attended John F Kennedy University School Of Law... read more >

Linda Slider

Linda Slider
PO Box 5756
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 36 years, Linda Slider is a Wills and Personal Injury lawyer who attended UC Berkeley School of Law... read more >

David Thomas Hornsby

David Thomas Hornsby
800 S Broadway # 301
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 29 years, David Thomas Hornsby is a Personal Injury and Wills lawyer who attended Santa Clara University School of Law... read more >

H Christian L'Orange

H Christian L'Orange
23 Altarinda Rd Ste 215
Orinda, CA 94563
Licensed for 45 years, H Christian L'Orange is a Wills and Estate Planning lawyer who attended Emory University School of Law... read more >

Sarah Scannell Nix

Sarah Scannell Nix
630 San Ramon Valley Blvd suite 100
Danville, CA 94526
Licensed for 19 years, Sarah Scannell Nix is a Wills and Trusts lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Amanda Lisa Sinclair

Amanda Lisa Sinclair
18 Crow Canyon Ct Ste 380
San Ramon, CA 94583
Licensed for 24 years, Amanda Lisa Sinclair is a Trusts and Wills lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

David Alan Arietta

David Alan Arietta
700 Ygnacio Valley Rd Ste 150
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Licensed for 28 years, David Alan Arietta is a Bankruptcy and Wills lawyer who attended UC Davis School of Law... read more >
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Estate and Probate Law Specialty Areas

Estate Planning Certification

National Association of Estate Planners and Councils - NAEPC is accredited by the ABA to certify attorneys as estate planning law specialists.



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."

Nonprofit Legal Associations

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

ACTEC is a fellowship of attorneys seeking to improve trust, estate and tax laws, as well as the procedures and ethics of attorneys who work in those fields. Many of the top trust and estate attorneys belong to this respected organization.


About Contra Costa County

Find a Lawyer in Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County Lawyer Referral Service - The Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) for the Contra Costa County Bar Association (CCCBA) is a non-profit organization. This community based service helps individuals and businesses find an attorney in Northern California including the San Francisco Bay Area, Concord, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, Richmond, and Pittsburg, California.



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