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)

(415) 641-8687


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