Our firm handles legal matters in the following areas of practice:

Estate Planning

  • Living Trusts 

  • Estate Tax Shelters 

  • Probate Avoidance 

  • Last Wills and Testaments 

  • Pour-over Wills 

  • Powers of Appointment & their Execution 

  • Complex Distribution Plans 

  • Specialty Trusts with Continuation Clauses                                                                                                             (Protect your loved-ones long after you've passed!) 

  • Advance-Health Care Directives 

  • Durable Powers of Attorney for Healthcare & Asset Management                                                                         whether Immediate or in the Event of Incapacity (Springing) 

  • Immediate Gifts 

  • Property Title Transfers of Real Estate, Business and Partnership                                                                          Interests, Royalties, & other Intangibles 

  • Certificates of Trust Existence and Authority 

  • Trust Certificates 

  • Affidavits of Death 

  • Affidavits of Domicile & Declaration Regarding Small Estates

Will Contests, Estate Disputes, & Changes

  • Contestation 

  • Division of Trust Estates 

  • Trust Severance 

  • Amendments to Trust 

  • Resignation of Trustee 

  • Acceptance of Successor 

  • Affidavits of Change of Trustee

Elder Care & Care for the Disabled

  • Proper care of the family estate through a Living Trust, or of the person and the estate through the Power of Attorney process, or with court supervision by the more formal creation of a Conservatorship, or a Special Needs Trust. 

Probate, Trust, & Small Estate Distribution

  • Experienced, quick & efficient Probates 

  • Trust Distributions & Small Estate Administrations with professional liquidations and Preliminary Distributions when needed. We guide you through each step of the Estate Distribution Process.

Noe Valley Law Offices

1330 Castro Street  •  San Francisco, CA 94114 (Directions)

Ph. 415-641-8687  •  Fx. 415-641-4737

noevalleylawoffice@gmail.com

Office Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9am to 5pm
Friday, 9am - 12pm by Appointment