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An Overview Of Our Probate Law Practice

Our probate clients come to us at a very emotional time. They recently lost someone very important to them, and it has had a major impact upon their lives.

If your family member lived in California, you most likely will find yourself going through the probate process in the state, especially if substantial assets are involved. Probate is the way that the courts ensure that specific property is distributed correctly, and there are many different requirements that must be satisfied throughout the entire process.

At Contreras Law Firm, our attorneys offer comprehensive assistance with the probate process. Whether you have recently lost a loved one or are in the midst of a challenge to the estate, we are ready to provide you with the representation that you and your family need.

Helping Reduce The Stress Involved With Probate

Like many of our clients, you may not have any idea about what the probate process actually entails. We will help you understand what happens and what must be done to conclude the probate. We will take the time to answer any questions, and work together with you to resolve any issues that you may encounter. Our probate practice consists of helping:

In some situations, litigation may arise at some point in the probate process. Our trial attorneys have extensive experience in the courtroom, and we are confident that we can protect your interests. We will not pass you off to another firm when things become more complicated. We will be there with you throughout the probating of the estate.

Schedule A Free Consultation

Our lawyers want to make the probate process as easy as possible for you and your family. Call our San Diego office at 619-908-1495 or send us an email to learn more about how we can be of assistance at this difficult time.

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Recognition and Awards

San Diego's Favorite | Union-Tribune Readers Poll 2020

San Diego's Best | Union-Tribune Readers Poll 2020

Super Lawyers Rising Stars

State Bar Of California | CBLS | California Board of Legal Specialization

ABA | American Bar Association

Avvo Client's Choice Award 2017 | Dolores A Contreras

Avvo Rating 8.2 | Dolores A Contreras | Top Attorney

Top 3 Business Lawyers In San Diego 2019 | Three Best Rated

AVVO Client's Choice Award 2017 | Elyse Bujewski Butler | Top Attorney
Avvo Rating 9.7 | Elyse Bujewski Butler | Top Attorney


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American Institute of Legal Advocates Elite Advocate 2018

What Our Clients  
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– K.R.

Discuss Your Needs With An
Experienced Probate Attorney

Free Consultations Available

At Contreras Law Firm, our experienced probate attorneys understand the challenges clients face after the death of a loved one. We will take the time to fully understand your concerns and expectations. We will customize a legal strategy that meets your goals. We will explain the laws that govern probate law matters and give you an honest assessment of what you can expect as your case moves forward.