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CaliforniaEstate and Probate Law Lawyers in Merced County, California

Attorneys that focus on estate and probate law in Merced 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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Keith Creighton King

Keith Creighton King
King & King
510 W 21st St
Merced, CA 95340
Licensed for 60 years, Keith Creighton King is a Estate and Probate Law and Trusts lawyer who attended UC Berkeley School of Law... read more >

Stuart B Spencer

Stuart B Spencer
Callister Hendricks & Spencer
544 W 20th St
Merced, CA 95340
Licensed for 14 years, Stuart B Spencer is a Wills and Trusts lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University of the Pacific... read more >

Thomas Marshall Curry

Thomas Marshall Curry
Curry and Curry
530 W 21st St
Merced, CA 95340
Licensed for 30 years, Thomas Marshall Curry is a Personal Injury and Trusts lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Mason Lee Brawley

Mason Lee Brawley
Murphy & Brawley, LLP
530 W 21st St
Merced, CA 95340
Licensed for 14 years, Mason Lee Brawley is a Wills and Trusts lawyer who attended Santa Clara University School of Law... read more >

Karen Rochester Spinardi

Karen Rochester Spinardi
Law Ofc Karen Spinardi
3351 M St #240
Merced, CA 95348
Licensed for 24 years, Karen Rochester Spinardi is a Wills and Trusts lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Lawrence Creighton King

Lawrence Creighton King
King & King
510 W 21st St
Merced, CA 95340
Licensed for 27 years, Lawrence Creighton King is a Wills and Trusts lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Nini Lee

Nini Lee
Law Office of Nini Lee Inc
835 W 20th St
Merced, CA 95340
Licensed for 23 years, Nini Lee is a Wills and Trusts lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University of the Pacific... read more >

L Carmen Ramirez

L Carmen Ramirez
Kelsey Souders & Ramirez, LLP
712 W 23rd St
Merced, CA 95340
Licensed for 12 years, L Carmen Ramirez is a Real Estate Law and Contracts lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Richard Timothy Marchini

Richard Timothy Marchini
Mason, Robbins, Browning & Godwin
700 Loughborough Dr # D
Merced, CA 95348
Licensed for 13 years, Richard Timothy Marchini is a Trusts and Wills lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

Beau C Correia

Beau C Correia
Berliner Cohen, LLP
2844 Park Ave
Merced, CA 95348
Licensed for 9 years, Beau C Correia is a Wills and Trusts lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University of the Pacific... read more >

Robert Thomas Haden

Robert Thomas Haden
2241 N St
Merced, CA 95340
Licensed for 41 years, Robert Thomas Haden is a Real Estate Law and Wills lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

Peter Alfred MacLaren

Peter Alfred MacLaren
627 W 21st St
Merced, CA 95340
Licensed for 32 years, Peter Alfred MacLaren is a Wills and Estate Planning lawyer who attended Golden Gate University 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.


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