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M. Franklin Parrish
Firm Overview

Law Offices of M. Franklin Parrish

Walnut Creek Estate Planning Attorney

Everyone — regardless of marital status or wealth — needs to do some form of estate planning. At the California Law Offices of M. Franklin Parrish, we assist clients in making informed trust and estate planning decisions. Every situation is unique.

Contact us to discover your options.

Providing Quality Estate Planning Services at a Reasonable and Appropriate Cost to Clients

We assist married clients in estate planning and tax planning. We guide them in taking the proper steps to avoid probate and unnecessary estate taxes, while taking advantage of the unique benefits available to married couples.

We also provide Trust and estate planning documentation to single individuals and domestic partners. We are aware of the distinct estate planning concerns affecting single parents and same-sex couples, and we are well-informed as to the appropriate avenues for successful estate planning in these circumstances.

Put Our Experience Behind Your Estate Plan

Let our decades of experience and strong record of success benefit your estate planning needs. Franklin Parrish has been practicing law for more than 3 decades. He has been recognized for the highest standards of legal ability and ethical conduct by Martindale-Hubbell* Law Directory and is a frequent guest on various radio programs, as well as a speaker on estate planning issues throughout California and the West Coast.

Our services also include post-mortem trust administration. Following the death of a married or single individual, there are a series of steps that need to be taken by the successor trustee. We guide our clients through reviewing estate planning documents such as Wills, Trusts, and title documents, as well as, assisting in necessary filings, appraisals, asset allocation, and beneficiary notifications.

At the Law Offices of M. Franklin Parrish, our practice is concentrated exclusively on matters surrounding estate planning, and Post-Mortem Trust Administration.

Contact Us for Wills, Trusts and Post-Mortem Trust Administration

If you live in the area surrounding Walnut Creek, California, and need an experienced estate planning attorney to review documents or to assist you in beginning the estate planning process, please contact the Law Offices of M. Franklin Parrish today. Do not delay in making these important decisions.

*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.