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
415 453 0555
tbarteau@vandelaw.com

Valerie Gerard Kushel
vkushel@lermanlaw.com

Notice
Main County Superior Court

Uniform Local Rules 2

Updated January 1, 2017
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Feb 08, 2018
By Barbara Monty and Andrew Wolfe

It would be hard to find a lawyer who does not think that law is a stressful profession, perhaps not surprising in a profession centered on conflict. . . We share a few of the ways that we and several colleagues here in Marin not only cope with stress but seek to improve the practice of law for ourselves, our clients and our colleagues.

SECTION CO-CHAIR SPOTLIGHT
Feb 08, 2018
By Nicole Çabalette

Learn more about MCBA Estate Planning and Probate Section Co-Chair Timothy Barteau.

January Event Recap
Feb 08, 2018
By Nicole Çabalette

MCBA’s first General Membership Meeting of 2018 featured U.C. Berkeley Assistant Vice Chancellor and Director of Communications Dan Mogulof discussing the challenges of navigating the balance of First Amendment rights in our current political climate.

Jan 06, 2018
By Michael Overly

As we begin 2018, businesses, including law firms, should be considering potential resolutions for improving their security practices in the year ahead. Here are six action items that have the potential to substantially increase overall cybersecurity.

Member Profile
Dec 04, 2017
By Patricia Conway

Meet non-attorney member Kirsten Stewart. She manages the Marin branch of a non-medical home care organization Hired Hands, the first home care company in Marin.

Legal Aid for North Bay Fire Victims
Nov 06, 2017
By Mee Mee Wong

Legal advice hotline based in downtown SF will offer brief legal advice on issues ranging from landlord-tenant, insurance issues, and FEMA benefits to employment and immigration.