Guidance Throughout A Highly Personal Process
Estate planning is more than dictating the fate of your property and assets; it also involves preserving your legacy and ensuring your family will be taken care of after your passing.
At Temmerman, Cilley & Kohlmann, LLP, our attorneys provide estate planning services to individuals and families throughout the Silicon Valley and East Bay areas. We understand that estate planning is an emotional, highly personal subject. You can trust in our experience and knowledge to guide you throughout every step of the process.
Willing To Undertake The Most Complex Cases
Our firm includes attorneys who are board-certified in estate law by the California Board of Legal Specialization, a certification granted only to those with expertise in estate planning, trust and probate law.
This, coupled with our six combined decades of experience, allows us to take on the most complex legal matters. We welcome challenging cases, from estate planning involving a business to elder law considerations.
Recognized As Leaders In Estate Planning
Our attorneys have been recognized as leaders in the estate planning field, frequently requested to speak at seminars on various aspects of estate and trust law. We apply these experiences back into our client relationships, committed to helping our clients prepare for the uncertainties of the future.
Read about the backgrounds of our attorneys below:
- Barbara A. Beck (retired)
- James P. Cilley
- Eleni A. Dimitropoulou
- Patrick A. Kohlmann
- Erin A. Norcia
- Lucas M. Pastuszka
- Karishma Patel
- Michelle C. Raaka
- Jennifer F. Scharre
- Bart J. Schenone
- J. Melissa Schmitt
- Mark A. Schmuck
- Robert E. Temmerman Jr.
Each of us benefits from the skills and experiences of the other attorneys in our firm. We work together to provide comprehensive service, so you can be assured that your case will be analyzed from every possible angle to consider all available options.
Dedicated To Protecting Your Interests
When a dispute arises, we are experienced in resolving matters via alternative dispute resolution techniques (ADR), including arbitration and mediation. When necessary, our experienced team of litigators can ardently protect your interests in the courtroom, either during a will contest or other probate dispute.
Consult With Our Experienced Legal Team
Whether you have yet to create an estate plan or need a lawyer to represent you in a dispute over a family member’s estate, our team can provide you with guidance. Contact us at our San Jose or Danville offices by calling 408-780-1912 or submitting an inquiry online.