Are you looking for a local Estate Attorney in the Folsom, El Dorado Hills, or Fair Oaks area to help create your California Living Trust?
Our Folsom Estate Planning office serves clients throughout Sacramento County, El Dorado County, and Amador County.
Through this office, you can access CunninghamLegal’s complete team and complete set of California Legal Services, including California Estate Planning, Trust Administration, Asset Protection, Probate Law, Elder Law, and much more.
Living Up to the Practices We Inherited
Estate Planning creates a solemn, vital agreement which must move from generation to generation. At CunninghamLegal, we accept that charge with the utmost responsibility.
When she retired in 2013, Ann Armstrong honored us by entrusting her longstanding estate planning practice to CunninghamLegal. The Law Offices of Ann Armstrong and Associates was known for the care and respect she showed to clients, and we are proud to continue her tradition—even though she has since passed away. Many of Ann’s clients lived in the Folsom, El Dorado Hills and Fair Oaks areas.
Our Folsom California office is located at 1024 Iron Point Road, Folsom, California and serves greater El Dorado County as well as Amador County and environs.
Some of Ann’s staff stayed on with CunninghamLegal after the transition, and they continue to provide the best legal advice for clients. We were also entrusted with Ann Armstrong more than 3,500 client files—all in safekeeping.
Mark Hyjek Passes Us the Torch
In 2013, CunninghamLegal inherited the California law practice of Attorney Mark Hyjek, a highly respected office with clients throughout the Folsom California region, as well as the Sierra Foothills.
Mark was particularly known for assisting people with Medi-Cal planning for stays in a long-term care facility and nursing home.
We transitioned Marl Hyjek’s nearly 3,000 clients and former clients to our office, and we help them to this day—maintaining the high standards set by Mark for the very best in client service.
Office of Estate Attorney Jean Klotz Now Served By CunninghamLegal
We have been entrusted with the records, documents, and continuing care of clients from retired estate planning attorney Jean Klotz. The office of Estate Attorney Jean Klotz in Placerville is now completely served by our Folsom office. If you have come here looking to update an estate plan, will or trust, we would be more than happy to continue this lawyer’s excellent work by assisting you!
You Really Do Need a Specialist
It’s not easy choosing a Living Trust attorney—or at least, it shouldn’t be.
Estate planning is a dynamic, ever-changing field that absolutely demands focused expertise. Often, lawyers handle estate plans as a small sideline, and just don’t have the time to keep up with ever-shifting California inheritance or “Death Tax” laws, and even less with federal inheritance tax shifts.
Inheritance law changes come frequently and dramatically, on everything from trusts to taxes to IRAs—believe me, I know. Recently, for example, we experienced the upheaval of both the U.S. SECURE Act and CA Prop 19, which should both trigger a re-think of everyone’s estate plan.
That’s why every attorney in our practice spends serious time each month on professional development—attending webinars and seminars when they aren’t giving webinars and seminars.
I urge you to dig deeper than just searching “living trust attorney near me.” And please, don’t rely on some online trust mill. A Living Trust is way too important for a robot, and every trust requires personal customization, no matter how simple you may imagine your situation to be.
Local Matters, Too
Being local often matters a lot with an estate attorney.
Estate Planning is a personal relationship. And even as the world moves to attorney videoconferencing with Zoom and the like, I know you will always want someone with a local office for signings and paperwork.
Just as importantly, only a full-time Folsom, El Dorado Hills, or Fair Oaks, California estate attorney will maintain the right estate-related contacts with local accountants and financial planners—they can and should work together for you.
What Do We Do?
The lawyers and staff at CunninghamLegal help people plan for some of the most difficult times in their lives, then provide guidance when those times come.
Our office has represented families of all types, large and small businesses, celebrities, professionals, and people at every level of income and complexity of assets. Many of our clients work with us right after they’ve gone through the loss of a loved one—a parent, a spouse, a sibling, a partner, a grandparent. We help to provide stability during such times, with the goal of guiding and protecting every client. That often includes Trust Administration, and helping new Trustees understand what to do after a death.
We always approach our work with ethics, knowledge, care, and caring.
Make sure your Last Will & Testament, your Living Will and Health Care Directive, Living Trust, Powers of Attorney, and Estate Plan are up-to-date with your current family situation and the latest laws. Make sure you protect yourself as a trustee.
We look forward to working with you!
Make an appointment to meet with CunninghamLegal Folsom for Estate Planning and Trust Administration. We offer in-person, phone, and Zoom appointments. Just call (916) 790-5018, or book an appointment online.