CunninghamLegal’s attorneys are experts in the areas of California estate planning, trust administration, advanced tax planning for high net-worth families, Medi-Cal and VA Benefits planning, business law, probate, disability/special needs planning, asset protection, and much more.

Our firm is dedicated to making sure your estate plan will work the way it was intended over time. We invite you to learn more about all our areas of practice.

Founded by James L. Cunningham, Jr. in 2005, CunninghamLegal is headquartered in Auburn, California, and has offices throughout Northern and Southern California, including convenient offices to serve clients in the San Francisco Bay Area and greater Los Angeles region.

Jim is certified by the State Bar of California as a Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law and has assembled a talented team focused on providing a customized, caring experience for our clients.

Please request an appointment online, or call us at +1 866.988.3956.

At CunninghamLegal, we guide savvy, caring families in the protection and transfer of multi-generational wealth.

Founder James L. Cunningham, Jr. is certified by the State Bar of California as a Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law. Learn more about Jim Cunningham.


We are The Living Trust Lawyers.

At CunninghamLegal, our attorneys assist with all estate planning matters including: setting up and amending your living trust, trust administration, asset protection, durable powers of attorney for property, medical directives, and living wills. We guide individuals, families and business owners with their family and business planning needs. With offices throughout California, we can provide you the support you need to accomplish your estate planning goals and more:

  • Maintain control over your assets while you are alive and ensure they will be distributed according to your wishes when you pass away
  • Help ensure you get the care you need if you become incapacitated, and protect your life savings against the high cost of long-term care
  • Ensure that the assets you leave to your surviving spouse and heirs are safe from creditors and predators
  • Minimize taxes on your estate
  • Pass your values and work ethic to future generations
  • Guide your family through the complicated California probate process as quickly as possible
  • Work with your trustees and other fiduciaries to efficiently settle your estate
  • Resolve disputes over your estate and ensure your wishes are carried out
  • Protect your special needs child or adult if you have one
  • Obtain all the benefits to which you are entitled if you are a veteran

For over 20 years, we have helped hundreds of individuals and families accomplish their estate planning goals and realize their dreams. We welcome the opportunity to do the same for you.

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