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John Bernard Palley

John Bernard Palley


Estate and Probate Lawyer
Meissner, Joseph & Palley, Inc.
Sacramento, CA
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About John Bernard Palley

Attorney Biography

I have been practicing in the areas of probate, trust and estate law since 1994. I am a Certified Specialist in these areas of law. I am a past Sacramento Bee probate and trust expert. I have the highest ratings on lawyers.com and avvo.com. My practice is 100% focused on trust and estate law.


Practice Areas

 
Estate and Probate Law (51%)
 
Trusts (13%)
 
Wills (12%)
 
Estate Planning (12%)
 
Probate (12%)

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Bar Licenses

California State Bar
California
Member in Good Standing
1994

Utah State Bar
Utah
Inactive Member
1995

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Work Experience

Meissner, Joseph & Palley, Inc.
1999

John B Palley, Attorney at Law
19941999

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Education

McGeorge School of Law - University of the Pacific
McGeorge School of Law - University of the Pacific
JD
1994

Sonoma State University
BA
1991

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Specialty Certifications

State Bar of California
Board Certified Specialist
Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law
State Bar of California
2008

Associations

Member
Placer County Bar
2008

Member
Rotary Club of Roseville
2008

Member
Sacramento Estate Planning Council
1996

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Awards & Honors

Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers of Northern California
2014

Commercial Recognitions

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Recognized for Professional Involvement
Lawyer Legion
2020

AV Rated
Martindale Hubbell
2008

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Contact John Bernard Palley

John Bernard Palley
Meissner, Joseph & Palley, Inc.
1555 River Park Dr Suite 108
Sacramento, CA 95815
www.californiaprobate.info
Office: 916-920-5983

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Bar Membership Information

California Bar Membership -

John Bernard Palley - Profile information with the State Bar of California - Find more information about John Bernard Palley on the State Bar of California website, including: current status, actions affecting eligibility to practice law and disciplinary history.


Specialty Certification Information

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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