Estates & Probate Appeals

Estate & Probate Appeals Lawyers in Tustin

Handling Estate Appellate Cases in Orange County Since 1989

John L. Dodd and his team have over 30 years of experience and we have successfully handled more than 1,200 criminal and civil appeals cases.

We have helped many people resolve a variety of disputes involving:

  • Trusts
  • Real property
  • Probate proceedings
  • And more

When you come to the John L. Dodd & Associates, Prof. Corp. for help, you will enjoy the many benefits of working with seasoned appeals lawyers without the painfully high expense of a larger law firm. Because we are a smaller firm, we are able to provide top-notch appellate representation without charging excessive fees.

Need help resolving your estate, trust, or probate appeal in Orange County? Give our experienced firm a call at (714) 880-8744 or contact us online to schedule a case assessment with a Tustin estate and probate appeals attorney.

Mr. Dodd is also a certified appellate specialist and one of the few attorneys whose practice is exclusively focused on providing appellate advocacy.

Trusts, Estates & Probate Disputes Are Complex – We Have Decades of Experience on Our Side

In probate disputes, the stakes are often particularly high; however, the expense of an appeal may be justified if it appears the trial court has committed a legal error.

Probate appeals could concern:

  • Trust administration
  • Will contests
  • Duties of trustees
  • Or conservatorships

These appeals are governed by special rules, so families and individuals concerned with conserving resources and obtaining just results will benefit from the attention of Mr. Dodd, who is one of the few certified appellate specialists.

Protect Your Loved Ones with a Comprehensive Estate Plan

Creating a well-crafted estate plan is crucial to ensure that your assets are distributed according to your wishes and that your loved ones are taken care of after you're gone. Our team of experienced estate planning attorneys at John L. Dodd and Associates Prof Corp can guide you through the process of creating a comprehensive estate plan tailored to your unique needs and goals.

Benefits of a comprehensive estate plan include:

  • Peace of mind knowing that your assets will be distributed as you intend
  • Minimization of estate taxes and other potential costs
  • Protection of your loved ones' financial security
  • Proper designation of guardians for minor children
  • Avoidance of probate and the associated delays and expenses

Whether you need assistance with creating a will, establishing a trust, or navigating the complexities of probate, our skilled attorneys are here to provide you with the guidance and support you need.

How Our Firm Can Help

We are prepared to provide the savvy legal counsel and effective representation you need to make a strong case and improve your chances of success, all without breaking the bank or charging big-firm fees.

Let us help you resolve your estate, trust, or probate appeal in Orange County. Call (714) 880-8744 to schedule a case assessment with a Tustin estate and probate appeals lawyer.

How We Can Help Resolve Your Probate or Estate Disputes at the Appellate Level

With the John L. Dodd & Associates, Prof. Corp. on your side, pursuing an appeal allows you to contest a lower court’s ruling on how your loved one’s assets are to be divided or dispersed.

If another party wishes to contest a ruling in your favor, we can also help you work to make sure that decision is upheld on appeal.

Why Hire a Certified Appellate Specialist?

Caring Legal Representation During the Appeals Process

During our many years of experience, we have served families facing a variety of conflicts regarding their deceased loved ones’ assets, and we are prepared to strive toward a favorable ruling at the appellate level, starting with an initial case evaluation.

Call (714) 880-8744 today to speak with a Tustin estate and probate appeals attorney and learn more about our team at the Dodd Firm team.

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Our Clients Tell All

Positive Experiences

    Quick to respond, his research is the best and his writing is concise and very persuasive. You will not go wrong with John on your side.

    - Janie B.

    John excels at presenting complex legal arguments to the Court of Appeal in a manner that gives my clients the maximum chance of success on appeal.

    - Michael. F.

    I recently turned to John when I believed the trial court had made an erroneous ruling on a complicated procedural and jurisdictional question.

    - Kayleene W.

    When everything was seemingly hopeless, we were fortunate enough to come across John L. Dodd.

    - Former Client

    I was lucky to find John Dodd to be my appellate lawyer.

    - Gloria H.

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