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CaliforniaEstate and Probate Law Lawyers in Humboldt County, California

Attorneys that focus on estate and probate law in Humboldt 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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James Dale Poovey

James Dale Poovey
James D. Poovey, Inc.
937 6th St
Eureka, CA 95501
Licensed for 43 years, James Dale Poovey is a Estate and Probate Law and Wills lawyer who attended University of San Diego School of Law... read more >

Daniel Earl Cooper

Daniel Earl Cooper
Morrison, Morrison & Cooper
1437 3rd St
Eureka, CA 95501
Licensed for 29 years, Daniel Earl Cooper is a Estate and Probate Law and Commercial Real Estate Law lawyer who attended CAL Northern Schoo... read more >

Lisa Anne Russ

Lisa Anne Russ
Russ Law Group
1036 51H
Eureka, CA 95501
Licensed for 27 years, Lisa Anne Russ is a Estate and Probate Law and Wills lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University of the ... read more >

Angela M Petrusha

Angela M Petrusha
PETRUSHA LAW
2826 E St
Eureka, CA 95501
Licensed for 7 years, Angela M Petrusha is a Wills and Trusts lawyer who attended Northwestern California U... read more >

Herbert Arnold Schwartz

Herbert Arnold Schwartz
Change Mediation
829 Locust St
Garberville, CA 95542
Licensed for 54 years, Herbert Arnold Schwartz is a Real Estate Law and Wills lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

James Joseph Aste

James Joseph Aste
Law Office of James J. Aste
406 Main St Suite #2
Ferndale, CA 95536
Licensed for 19 years, James Joseph Aste is a Wills and Estate Planning lawyer who attended University of Idaho College of Law... read more >

Amy Ashley Hunt

Amy Ashley Hunt
Mitchell, Brisso, Delaney & Vrieze, LLP
814 7th St
Eureka, CA 95501
Licensed for 10 years, Amy Ashley Hunt is a Trusts and Wills lawyer who attended UC Berkeley School of Law... read more >

Dennis Craig Reinholtsen

Dennis Craig Reinholtsen
Janssen Malloy et al
730 5th St
Eureka, CA 95501
Licensed for 40 years, Dennis Craig Reinholtsen is a Wills and Trusts lawyer who attended UC Davis School of Law... read more >

Jennifer Diane Dixon

Jennifer Diane Dixon
Petrusha Law
730 7th St Suite H
Eureka, CA 95501
Licensed for 19 years, Jennifer Diane Dixon is a Wills and Trusts lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

Jocelyn Michelle Godinho

Jocelyn Michelle Godinho
Law Office of Hjerpe & Godinho, LLP
350 E St 1st Floor
Eureka, CA 95501
Licensed for 10 years, Jocelyn Michelle Godinho is a Wills and Estate Planning lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University of t... read more >

Thomas Browning Hjerpe

Thomas Browning Hjerpe
Law Offices of Hjerpe & Godinho, LLP
350 E St 1st Floor
Eureka, CA 95501
Licensed for 27 years, Thomas Browning Hjerpe is a Trusts and Wills lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University of the Pacific... read more >

Robert Douglas Prior

Robert Douglas Prior
Law Office of Robert D. Prior
710 I St
Eureka, CA 95501
Licensed for 64 years, Robert Douglas Prior is a Trusts and Estate Planning lawyer who attended Stanford Law School... read more >

Robert Allen Zigler

Robert Allen Zigler
Robert A. Zigler
677 Main St
Fortuna, CA 95540
Licensed for 44 years, Robert Allen Zigler is a Commercial Real Estate Law and Wills lawyer who attended University of Oregon School of Law... read more >

Margaret Draper

Margaret Draper
PO Box 176
Bayside, CA 95524
Licensed for 28 years, Margaret Draper is a Trusts and Wills lawyer who attended Northwestern California U... read more >

Thomas Charles Petersen

Thomas Charles Petersen
PO Box 2400
McKinleyville, CA 95519
Licensed for 46 years, Thomas Charles Petersen is a Personal Injury and Wills lawyer who attended University of San Diego School of Law... read more >

Jessica Michelle Felse

Jessica Michelle Felse
PO Box 644
Ferndale, CA 95536
Licensed for 6 years, Jessica Michelle Felse is a Criminal Defense and Wills lawyer who attended Northwestern California U... read more >

Chris Carol Hamer

Chris Carol Hamer
381 Bayside Rd Ste A
Arcata, CA 95521
Licensed for 39 years, Chris Carol Hamer is a Real Estate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended Georgetown University Law Center... 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.


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