We focus on Estate Planning, Trust Administration
and Probate.


Our Mission

We strive to provide accessible, personal and high quality services. We aim to give clear legal guidance to our clients – always. It is the reason for our name. 

It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan
— Eleanor Roosevelt

What We've Achieved

  • Represented over 1000 families and individuals in the completion and review of estate planning documents.
  • Handled simple to complex probate proceedings in the counties of Santa Clara, Alameda, San Francisco.
  • Completed a highly contested sale and distribution of real estate with nearly 20 interest holders.
  • Avoided potential will-contests through pre-mortem family discussions.
  • Resolved beneficiaries and trustee misunderstandings through clear communication and conflict resolution.
  • Negotiated with county tax collector to prevent forced sale of client real property.
  • Assisted overseas clients (e.g. from France, UK and Japan) in administering estates in the United States. 
  • Assisted domestic clients in connecting with overseas legal counsel for their foreign assets.
  • Prepared intra-family loans.
  • Represented clients in pre-nuptial agreement negotiations.
  • Represented clients who primarily speak Tagalog, Bisaya, and Spanish.
  • Prepared property agreements between siblings, joint tenants, and heirs
  • Negotiated settlement agreements for contesting beneficiaries.
  • Facilitated sales of real properties, ensuring avoidance of property tax reassessment whenever possible.