Practice Areas

From estate planning and probate to business law, the Law Offices of Elliott Abrams has built a strong reputation for success. We have served individuals and small businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area for more than three decades.

Contact our California law firm to discover what we can do to help you solve your legal issues. Regardless of whether you are involved in a will challenge in probate court or a tax controversy with the IRS, you should be certain that you have an experienced lawyer on your side. Elliott Abrams was selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers list in 2005. He has also received an AV rating under Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system.*

Client-Focused Concord Living Will and Trust Attorney

We have the experience required to provide you with solid legal guidance in all matters involving the following:

Estate Planning

Our firm represents clients in a range of issues within the area of estate planning, including the creation and establishment of wills and trusts, advance health care directives, living wills, trust accountings, estate tax planning and durable powers of attorney. We advise you of your options, the costs and help you structure and implement your estate planning to achieve your goals.

Probate

Our probate services encompass many different types of cases, including will contests, trust disputes, property inventory and appraisal, real estate sales, estate tax matters and property distribution. We explain the court procedure and how your case will proceed in probate court.

Bankruptcy

Our firm provides representation for individuals in Chapter 7 and in Chapter 13, representation of business entities in Chapter 7 and representation of creditors in all chapters. We also represent clients in dealing with the elimination of junior mortgages through bankruptcy and guide them on how to rebuild their credit following bankruptcy. We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.

Foreclosures

When faced with the possibility of foreclosure, we offer advice as to your options, including foreclosures, short sales and loan modifications. We offer a detailed analysis of the potential tax and liability consequences of each option.

Taxation

We handle a wide range of taxation issues, including estate tax, gift tax and income tax planning as well as tax controversies.

General Business

We form business entities, including corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships. We draft buy-sell agreements, and we prepare and review business contracts, including leases and shareholder agreements.

Contact a Skilled Walnut Creek Attorney

Contact us at 925-947-1333 to schedule an initial consultation.

Our goal is to provide outstanding results in a timely and cost-effective manner. Whether your case involves probate court or business formation, we will remain accessible throughout the process to ensure that all of your questions are answered. We will work with you to establish the foundation for a strong future for you, your family and your business.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.