San Mateo-based Attorneys Serve Estate Planning Needs of Peninsula and Santa Clara County Residents

Offering nearly 70 years’ combined experience in wills, trusts and conservatorships

San Mateo-based Thirkell Law Group provides residents of San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties with estate planning vehicles such as wills, trusts and conservatorships, and counsels executors, administrators  and trustees in will probate and trust administration. The firm stands ready to litigate on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants in estate planning matters as well.

Personal service, qualified legal experience and a CPA’s perspective

Thirkell Law Group attorneys make it a point to work with you personally, making sure you understand what needs to be done and why. And they are experienced. Firm founder and principal Ed Thirkell has been practicing for 40 years, primarily as a trusts trial lawyer. His portfolio includes several published cases, and he is well regarded by his peers. Ed has earned an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell® for his high ethical standards and professional ability. Julia Lingys is also well-versed in state and federal laws, bringing more than 18 years’ legal experience in addition, she is fluent in German.

This mix of experience and skills provides clients with valuable counsel in shaping their estate planning strategies.

We have your will and estate planning needs covered

Whether it’s estate planning strategy or courtroom tactics, Thirkell Law Group provides you with comprehensive estate planning and administration legal services:

Estate planning — We advise you on an array of estate planning matters, including creation of and subsequent amendments to wills, tax issues, estate creation and protection strategies, the selection of an appropriate executor, and decisions about whether to deploy guardianships, living wills and living and other types of trusts.

Trust Administration/Will Probate — If you’ve been named the administrator or executor of a will, look to us to provide you with counsel regarding the filing of the will with the probate court, the best strategy for fairly and expeditiously probating the estate, even how to locate beneficiaries and value estate assets. If you’ve been named a trustee, we can advise you on the management of assets and trust financial reporting as well.

Conservatorships — Thirkell Law Group helps you provide for an elderly parent or disabled adult child when you’re gone. Besides giving counsel, we help you select a qualified trustee for each conservatorship you create.

Trust Litigation — When disputes arise regarding the administration of a will or trust, there’s no need to seek additional litigation counsel. Years of experience eminently qualify Thirkell Law Group to represent plaintiff or defendant in court.

Rest easy knowing your loved ones’ future is in good hands

Nothing is more satisfying than knowing you’ve taken steps to ensure your loved ones’ future is a happy, comfortable one. Just make sure you have an experienced, meticulous and knowledgeable attorney on your side. Call us at 650-348-1016 or contact us online today to schedule a consultation and get started on an estate planning strategy that makes sense for you.