Bay Area Probate, Estate, Trust and Will Attorneys
1. Are you an abused Trust or Will beneficiary in the Bay Area?
Are you an abused beneficiary? If you are not receiving what is rightfully yours from a family member’s estate, Trust, or Will, you should know that what’s happening to you is not right. You are not alone, it happens quite often unfortunately.
You don’t have to settle for being abused. You have rights that can be enforced, but it is up to you to stand up for yourself and enforce your rights.
2. It’s all so confusing
Will, Trust, joint tenancy, deeds, life insurance, pay-on-death accounts, probate; what does it all mean? When a family member dies, they can leave behind a confused mess of assets and problems.
Our Trust and Will laws are a complicated patchwork of rules that have no interrelation to one another whatsoever. It’s like playing different board games. For example, the game of Monopoly has nothing to do with the game of Battleship; they are different games with different rules that operate independent of one another.
The same is true of Trusts and Wills. They may seem similar, but they operate under different rules that have no interrelation at all. Add in joint tenancy property, beneficiary designations under life insurance and retirement accounts, and paid-on-death accounts—all with their own set of independent rules—and you start to get the picture.
If you want to challenge how assets pass at death, your attorney may have to bring multiple lawsuits against multiple asset transfers. Suing to set aside a Will has no affect on Trust assets. Suing to set aside a Trust has no affect on Will assets. Each asset may have to be challenged with a different lawsuit depending on how that asset is held, how it transfers, to whom it transfers, and so on.
3. Resolution can be yours with an experienced Bay Area Trust and Will litigation law firm
Experience counts in Trust and Will lawsuits. To navigate the complex web of Trust and Will laws in court takes a coherent strategy by experienced attorneys. A solid plan well executed is key in asserting your rights. Whether you are fighting to overturn a Trust or Will, or fighting against a bad Trustee, you need a clear path forward. Without a good strategy, your case can languish in the court system for years and never reach resolution.
You have rights, you only need to stand up for yourself and enforce those rights. We are here to stand by you, fight for you, and succeed with you. Our Bay Area lawyers have helped hundreds of clients find the best resolution for their Trust or Will contest, financial elder abuse claims, and enforcing rights against bad Trustees. How can we help you?
4. How to find us
Our Bay Area law firm offices are conveniently located to help clients from San Francisco to San Jose. We have cases pending in all Bay Area counties and we are familiar with the court system in each county.
Our peninsula office is located in Redwood Shores at 555 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 130, Redwood City, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. The building is located just North of Holy Street on Twin Dolphin Drive. Our office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Our San Francisco office is located at One Market Street, Suite 3600, San Francisco, California, in the heart of the financial district, just across from the historic Ferry Building.
We handle cases in the following Bay Area Counties: San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, and Sonoma.
OUR BAY AREA OFFICE LOCATIONS
Redwood City, CA
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San Francisco, CA
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