Services

Creating a Blueprint for Your Peace of Mind

At Solan, Park & Robello, our highly focused practice in San Francisco addresses all your estate planning, probate, and trust administration needs. We guide you on how to arrange your affairs so as to minimize probate taxes on your estate as well as ambiguities that could lead to confusion and loved ones going to court over your wishes.

We provide continuity of service as your legal needs evolve, which enables our attorneys to develop an in-depth understanding and appreciation of your personal and business interests throughout your lifetime. As a result, we are in a unique position to anticipate your future requirements and meet them in ways that exceed your expectations.

Probate and Trust Administration

We provide an extensive range of probate and trust administration services. Our clients include:

  • Individual and corporate executors/trustees
  • Conservators administering estates of varying sizes
  • And others

Our lawyers are capable, experienced estate and trust administrators who can coordinate and delegate tasks to accountants and financial planners when necessary. We ensure that all assets are distributed, all titles transferred, and all tax requirements are handled properly. We also understand the importance of family dynamics and remain sensitive to the needs of all parties who have an interest in an estate.

Trust and Estate Litigation

A lot of important issues intersect in trust and estate litigation matters. They include:

  • Tax laws
  • Real estate and family businesses
  • Fiduciary duties
  • Creditors’ rights
  • And more!

Therefore, it is crucial that you have access to a team of trust and estate litigation attorneys who have the background and experience to address highly complex disputes. At the same time, we know that these conflicts can be particularly painful, involving participants who are grieving and need guidance as well as legal advice. We will help you defend and protect your family’s interests. In addition, if there is conflict within your family about your wishes or over your estate, we will help preserve your original wishes.

Conservatorships

When a close family member becomes incapacitated without having set up a trust or authorized someone to make financial and medical decisions for them, it may be necessary to appoint a conservator to protect their person and/or their estate. This conservator may be either a relative or a professional fiduciary.

We can initiate conservatorship proceedings, oppose or monitor their progress, and manage all matters that come up during a conservatorship, all the while keeping one goal in mind: the best interests of your loved one.

Civil Litigation

Our probate and civil litigation attorneys for the San Francisco area handle a wide variety of cases, including:

  • Trust and probate disputes
  • Surety and fidelity issues

We strive to bring our clients effective results through whatever means are most appropriate in their situation, whether that’s negotiating, settling, or going to court. We can and will handle your matters with the utmost care.

Appeals

The skills and qualifications needed to initiate and defend appeals differ from those required in trial courts. The attorneys at Solan, Park & Robello have represented clients in California’s state and federal appellate courts for more than 20 years, and can determine when an appeal may be the best option for you.

We serve clients in San Francisco, San Mateo and throughout the Bay Area. For more information or to schedule a free 15-minute telephone consultation about your legal matter, please contact Solan, Park & Robello here. We promise to provide you with strong and compassionate counsel as we strive to bring your case to a positive conclusion.