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Planning an estate can be a complex task, especially when it involves young or disabled beneficiaries. A comprehensive estate plan may make use of many legal tools such as trusts, wills, and gifts. Effectively utilizing all available estate planning tools to achieve the best possible results for clients and their loved ones requires the knowledge and expertise only an experienced San Jose estate planning attorney can provide.

At the law firm of Temmerman, Cilley & Kohlmann, LLP, our estate planning attorneys in San Jose and Danville include specialists in the various aspects of estate planning law certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization. Our partners have more than 60 years of combined experience and include Fellows of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Our partners and associates are recognized among San Jose and Danville estate planning attorneys as leaders in their field and are frequently called upon to speak and present seminars on various aspects of estate and trust law. We have applied this experience and dedication to serving our clients throughout San Jose, Fremont, Walnut Creek, Danville, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Francisco, and other counties for more than 15 years.

Planning for Your Future and the Future of Your Loved Ones

Life is full of uncertainty. But planning ahead with the help of a San Jose or Danville estate planning attorney can help mitigate that uncertainty for you, your family, and those you love. Each attorney at our firm strives to ensure that your loved ones enjoy the maximum benefit of your generosity through comprehensive estate plans. In many instances, a trust lawyer in San Jose or Danville at our firm can assist in establishing a trust to protect your estate and provide assets for family members, including incapacitated adults, minor children, and others. Our estate planning lawyers also help you plan for incapacity by drafting durable powers of attorney for financial matters and advance directives for medical and personal care matters. In addition, we assist executors and trust administrators with the probate and trust administration processes.

In cases where a loved one died or became incapacitated without a comprehensive estate plan, our attorneys offer many other crucial services such as conservatorships for elderly or incapacitated adults and guardianships for minor children. We assist with a broad range of elder law matters in addition to conservatorships, including Medi-Cal planning and protection against financial elder abuse. A well-qualified trust and estate attorney in San Jose or Danville can handle the probate process, trust and estate litigation, and alternative dispute resolution involving will contests and various types of trust disputes.

Put experience on your side

At Temmerman, Cilley & Kohlmann, LLP, our staff of highly qualified trust and estate lawyers in San Jose and Danville specializes in providing comprehensive estate and incapacity planning services to clients throughout Silicon Valley and the East Bay. For the convenience of our clients, we offer legal services in Spanish, Mandarin, and Cantonese. Our attorneys are available to consult with clients at our offices located in San Jose at 2502 Stevens Creek Boulevard, in Danville at 140 Town & Country Drive, Suite A, Danville, or at any other convenient location. To schedule a personalized consultation, contact our San Jose office by calling 408-290-7210, our Danville office by calling 925-233-4399 or contact us online. The first 30 minutes with an attorney will be at no charge for new clients. We offer this initial time to allow you, at no charge, to become more acquainted with the attorney, the law firm and its personnel.  It will not be used to analyze legal problems or provide legal advice.