KayBKay U. Brooks

Kay is a shareholder in the firm’s Estate Planning, Tax & Fiduciary Abuse group. She is certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law. Kay advises individuals and families on all aspects of estate and tax planning, including family trusts, wills, powers of attorney, health care documents, life insurance trusts, education trusts, charitable giving, business succession planning, gifting programs, and family business entities such as limited liability companies and family limited partnerships. She also assists clients with estate and gift tax issues, and probate and trust administrations.

 

 

JanetCJanet Z. Chediak

Janet is a member of the firm’s Estate Planning, Tax & Fiduciary Abuse group.  Janet advises individuals and families on all aspects of estate and tax planning, including trusts, wills, and powers of attorney.  She also assists clients with estate and gift tax issues, real estate issues, and probate and trust administration, including advising executors, administrators, and trustees.

 

 

KellyDKelly E. Dankbar

Kelly is a shareholder in the firm’s Estate Planning, Tax and Fiduciary Abuse and Litigation groups. Kelly was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1996, after receiving her J.D. from McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, in December of 1995. Kelly focuses her practice on estate and trust litigation, financial/fiduciary abuse, elder financial abuse, trust and probate administration, and conservatorships. Kelly also has extensive trial, mediation and appellate experience, and has successfully litigated a number of high profile trust disputes and elder financial abuse cases.

 

 

EdCEdward J. Corey, Jr.

Ed is a shareholder in the firm’s Estate Planning, Tax and Fiduciary Abuse and Litigation groups. Ed’s practice focuses on estate and trust litigation, financial/fiduciary abuse, elder financial abuse, trust administration, probate, and conservatorships. Ed also has extensive trial, arbitration, mediation and appellate experience, and has successfully litigated a number of high profile trust and elder financial abuse cases in Northern California.

 

 

MaryDMary deLeo

Mary is a senior attorney in the firm’s Estate Planning, Tax & Fiduciary Abuse group. She advises individuals and families on all aspects of estate and trust and probate litigation, including revocable and irrevocable trusts, special needs trusts, trust and probate controversies, conservatorships, guardianships, fiduciary counseling, trust and probate administration, elder law and public benefits planning.

 

 

HilaryLHilary L. Lamar

As a shareholder in the firm’s Estate Planning, Tax & Fiduciary Abuse group, Hilary counsels individuals and businesses in all aspects of estate and tax planning, including trusts, wills, and powers of attorney, health care documents, life insurance trusts, education trusts, charitable giving, gifting programs, and family business entities such as limited liability companies and family limited partnerships. She also assists clients with estate and gift tax issues, and probate and trust administration, including advising executors, administrators, and trustees.