2000 Alameda de Las Pulgas, Suite 250, San Mateo, CA 94403-1271 • Phone 650-341-2900
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Estate Planning Attorneys Serving San Mateo and San Francisco

Let a professional legal team help you secure your family’s future

Estate planning can be a difficult issue for many people to face. However, it is a necessary process that provides security for your family and loved ones, and establishes guidance for those who make the difficult decisions regarding your care and affairs should you become incapacitated. Our CA lawyers at Fox, Shjeflo, Hartley & Babu LLP understand the importance of estate planning. That is why we craft comprehensive estate plans for our clients that address all the necessary issues:

  • Preserving your wealth during and after your lifetime
  • Designating someone to manage your assets for your benefit should you be unable to do so
  • Ensuring that those you care about receive your property after your death
  • Avoiding probate where possible by removing property from the probate estate
  • Minimizing tax consequences

A San Mateo estate planning attorney can help minimize probate costs

Probate can be an expensive process, even under the best of circumstances. Courts closely supervise probate and the fees can quickly accumulate. However, by minimizing the contents of the probate estate, our San Mateo County probate attorneys help our clients decrease the future cost of probate. We help our clients convert their property into non-probate assets such as jointly held assets and life insurance policies. This ensures that loved ones receive property quickly, without having to wait for the probate process.

Comprehensive estate plans that further the goals of our clients

A comprehensive estate plan should do more than simply distribute your assets. A good estate plan can provide for your care should you become incapacitated and establish a continuing source of income for your loved ones after your death. At Fox, Shjeflo, Hartley & Babu LLP, our estate planning lawyers in San Francisco know how to craft comprehensive estate plans using a variety of estate planning tools:

  • Durable financial powers of attorney
  • Advance healthcare directives

Our experienced California estate planning attorneys draft thorough estate planning documents tailored to meet the needs of our clients. A San Francisco estate planning attorney from our firm can advise you on what actions to take to ensure the probate goes smoothly for your loved ones and inform you of the circumstances when an existing estate plan should be modified. In addition, our dedicated lawyers provide clients with sound guidance on estate litigation, trusts, and issues with Medi-Cal.

Speak to an experienced San Mateo estate planning lawyer today

Our San Francisco estate planning lawyers at Fox, Shjeflo, Hartley & Babu LLP are committed to helping our clients institute and maintain comprehensive estate plans. Our firm has provided estate planning and other legal services to people throughout  Northern California, San Mateo County, San Francisco, the Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Peninsula for more than 35 years. Conveniently located at  the intersection of Route 92 and U.S. 101, we offer evening and weekend appointments as needed. For a complimentary consultation, contact us today at (650) 341-2900 or leave a brief message on our contact page.

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Fox, Shjeflo, Hartley & Babu LLP
2000 Alameda de Las Pulgas, Suite 250
San Mateo, CA, 94403-1271 USA