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Do I Need a California Probate Attorney?

When a loved one passes on, it is likely that some or all of his or her estate will have to pass through probate. The probate process can be complicated and time-consuming. However, our probate attorney, Alice A. Salvo, can review the estate and advise you as to the most efficient and economical manner to transfer property to the rightful heirs. You can rely on us to inform you of all your options to administer and distribute the estate.

Unfortunately, if someone you love passes away, you most likely already have more than enough to handle with the planning of services, informing family and friends, and not to mention, grieving your terrible loss. The last thing you need to have to worry about at this point is managing a complicated legal process that can leave people maxed out in terms of stress and confusion. As difficult as it may be, one of the first people you should contact is a probate attorney in Los Angeles.


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Why Hire the Law Offices of Alice A. Salvo?

Experienced and credentialed counsel
An award-winning probate attorney. Alice A. Salvo is a top-rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell for exceptional practice of law. She is included in the list of Super Lawyers for outstanding achievement and has won many presidential honors.

In addition to her JD, Alice has an advanced law degree (LLM), giving her the extra edge needed in the vast and nuanced practice of estate planning. Probate lawyer Alice Salvo is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Less than 1 percent of all attorneys in California are certified probate specialists.  If you’re going to navigate California probate law, you’ll want an expert by your side.

Personalized attention
Personal attention is the cornerstone of our practice. We understand that estate planning is one of the most important undertakings of your life. We know we play a key role in the success of your legacy, and we do not take it lightly. Alice Salvo can personally meet with you to understand and oversee your case. Also, other attorneys under her direction are available. Here, you know your matter won’t be passed along to an intake person or paralegal.

Efficiency and reduced costs
As a part of our client-centric business model, we leverage technology to improve client experiences, reduce costs, and foster efficiency. For example, you will find that we handle all necessary court appearances with LA Court Connect, which promotes convenience, accessibility, and cost-effectiveness for all of our clients. We don’t burden clients with superfluous expenses, time-consuming appearances, and miscellaneous inefficiencies. This allows you to focus on what’s most important—love, health, and your legacy.

Exceptional Communication
We are dedicated to keeping you in the loop. From the first consultation, we are sure to be proactive about communicating with clients through every step of representation. Here, you can rest assured that we are never too busy to keep you informed. After all, when you succeed, we succeed.