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Family Law/ Estate Planning

Our firm offers a sophisticated urban practice in the heart of the Central Valley.

A Reliable Modesto Family Law Attorney Can be Counted on for Strong Legal Support

The family law group at Damrell, Nelson, Schrimp, Pallios, Pacher & Silva provides advice and representation with regard to divorce choices and related legal issues, such as custody and support arrangements. Our Modesto family law attorneys understand that family law matters are by nature highly personal and emotionally charged. With this in mind, we treat all cases with individual consideration, taking the time to tailor services to meet each client's specific needs and ultimate goals. Our family law focus areas include:

  • Divorce/Dissolution
  • Legal Separation
  • Child custody
  • Parenting plans
  • Child support
  • Spousal support
  • Property division
  • Modifications
  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements

A Modesto family lawyer from the Damrell firm is skilled at protecting client rights and interests, while maintaining utmost sensitivity to the impact legal proceedings can have on families. Whenever possible, we help clients resolve family law disputes through means other than litigation, such as mediation and collaborative law practice, often saving clients the stress of trial and uncertain outcomes. If, however, parties are unable to reach fair solutions without court-ordered terms, our Modesto lawyers are experienced litigators in complex matters.

Estate Planning Lawyers Offering Experience and a Full Range of Services

The Damrell firm provides sophisticated and comprehensive estate planning services to clients in Northern and Central California. The goal of our Modesto estate planning group is to help clients enjoy and preserve the benefits of hard work by utilizing legal solutions to protect funds and property. We have significant experience drafting and implementing the following planning vehicles to minimize taxes and plan for the smooth transfer of assets to the next generation:

  • Simple and complex wills
  • Revocable and irrevocable trusts
  • Life insurance trusts
  • Special needs trusts
  • Powers of attorney
  • Advance health care directives
  • Community property agreements
  • Transfers of family businesses
  • Wealth transfers and gifting

As a law firm that caters to the needs of businesses and entrepreneurs, we are especially skilled at planning for the transfer of businesses using entities such as corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships as an aspect of estate planning. A Modesto estate planning lawyer from our firm can also assist clients in post-death estate and trust matters, including trust and probate administration and small-estate proceedings.

Contact a Modesto Legal Team with a Reputation for Excellence

Few Modesto family law practices possess the same depth of experience or level of prestige as the Damrell firm. Likewise, among Modesto estate planning attorneys, we are adept at handling complex transfer arrangements for clients with businesses and other significant assets. For more information about our family law and estate planning services, please contact our offices to schedule a consultation.