Section Probate and Estate Planning


The Probate and Estate Planning Section covers substantive and procedural law governing trustees, probate estates, guardianships, conservatorship and other matters affecting trusts and estates and administration. The section offers Continuing Legal Education (CLE) and works closely with the bench to improve the administration of justice in the Probate Court.

Section Chairs

Timothy Barteau
415 855 2000
timothy@keystone-law.com

Valerie Gerard Kushel
valerie@vgklaw.com

Notice
Main County Superior Court

Uniform Local Rules 2

Updated January 1, 2017
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Probate and Estate Planning
1.0 CLE | General
Editor's Introduction
Jan 07, 2019
By Robert Rosborough

Happy New Year! Welcome to the first Marin Lawyer issue of 2019. This month, none of our articles are about "what the law is," but each of them addresses a different aspect of law practice.

President's Message
Jan 06, 2019
By Charles Dresow

My goal this year is to inspire our members to become leaders of our community. Each of us has the power to positively influence and inform those around us. We must educate the community that our system of justice in Marin is still fair, efficient, and accessible.

Jan 05, 2019
By Carolyn L. Rosenblatt, RN, Attorney, Mediator

It’s inescapable. Living in Marin will bring you into contact with older clients sooner or later. We must familiarize ourselves with one of the major risks aging folks face: diminished capacity. Not only does this affect our clients’ decision-making ability, it puts them at significantly increased risk for elder abuse, particularly financial abuse.

Jan 03, 2019
By RB Tewksbury

New, secure top-level domain combined with high- performance mobile web frameworks are replacing websites and native mobile apps. Really.

Jan 02, 2019
By Mee Mee Wong

Those who missed MCBA’s annual MCLE Fair missed both a roster of stellar speakers and the chance to check off the boxes for their specialty credits. And for the first time this year, attorneys and their staff could attend concurrently, with MCBA offering a separate track for legal professionals that covered everything from e-filing rules to the role of a law office in the aftermath of a disaster.

Nonprofit Profile
Jan 02, 2019
By Mee Mee Wong

The Other Bar is a network of recovering lawyers, law students and judges throughout the state, dedicated to assisting others within the legal profession who are suffering from alcohol and substance abuse problems and other addictions. It is a private, non-profit corporation founded on the principle of anonymity and provides services in strict confidentiality.