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Above and Beyond

When my previous estate planning attorney recommended Ellen, she said Ellen was absolutely the best for what I needed. I needed an angel and a miracle. Ellen was both. Ellen really went above and beyond for me and my disabled adult son. I appreciate her coming to my house. Leaving the house is almost impossible due to my disability. My son has been such a worry for me. I appreciate Ellen preparing all of his documents. Ellen is a beautiful caring human being, and I am so grateful for her.

– B.T. – San Mateo, CA

Knowledgeable Suggestions

We strongly recommend Ellen. We needed an attorney to assist us in updating our trust. We were unable to drive to her office in Palo Alto so she came to our home in San Mateo. She listened carefully to what we wanted to do concerning the distribution of our estate. Her knowledgeable suggestions ensured that our wishes would be carried out. The resulting documents were easy to read and understand. We certainly will consult with her again if we need legal advice.

– B.B. and E.B. – San Mateo, CA

Very Satisfied

We have been very satisfied with our decision to engage Ellen for a
thorough restatement and amendment of our estate planning documents. We have been impressed with her professionalism in terms of her organized and disciplined approach, her knowledge and know-how, her flexibility and her total commitment to serving us in the best possible manner. In addition, we admire Ellen’s personality, notably her patient, calm and friendly demeanor.

– L.S. and A.S. – Palo Alto, CA

Special Needs Family

I have a family member with special needs, and I wanted to ensure his ongoing care without jeopardizing his needs-based benefits. Establishing and administering an SNT is complex, but Ellen has a gift for breaking down complex matters so I can understand them. I have a lot of peace of mind knowing that I have a solid estate plan that addresses my family’s unique needs.

– K.B. – Los Angeles, CA

A Bright Light

Ellen represented a beneficiary in a very challenging Trust Administration, in which I represented the Trustee. She was one of the lone bright lights as she was responsive, collaborative and tried to get to a solution for our mutual clients.

– K.W., Esq. – San Jose, CA

Great Experience

I use Ellen as my lawyer because she is smart, thorough, hard-working and honest.   I know I can rely on her to research, learn and understand all the details of a given situation.  I also know that Ellen takes her fiduciary duty very seriously, which gives me total confidence that I will get an unbiased, objective explanation, given in a way that I can understand, of the pros and cons of the various alternatives that flow from the situation presented.

– S.F. – Los Altos, CA

Easy to Work With and Accessible

Ellen was very easy to work with and accessible. She helped us to finalize a trust that was lingering and we are relieved to have it done. Thank you Ellen!

– M.R. – San Francisco, CA

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