As the lead probate attorney for California law firm Meissner Joseph & Palley, John B. Palley focuses solely on estate planning and probate administration matters. For routine and complex issues pertaining to trust administration, irrevocable trusts and special needs trusts, few attorneys in Northern California can match Mr. Palley's knowledge and commitment to client satisfaction. Mr. Palley has been certified in estate planning, trust and probate law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. For over 20 years, Mr. Palley has gained the experience needed to put clients’ minds at ease in all areas related to their estate and will planning. He accepts clients in Sacramento and throughout Northern California.
After receiving his Bachelor of Arts in international business from Sonoma State University in 1991, Mr. Palley earned his Juris Doctor from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, in 1994. He is admitted to practice law in California and Utah.
Mr. Palley's dedication to quality representation and the highest legal ethics have earned him a top rating of AV Preeminent* by Martindale-Hubbell. The Sacramento Bee has named him a probate and estate planning "expert." He has had the opportunity to lecture on probate and estate law at various continuing legal education seminars, including the University of California, Davis, and the National Business Institute. Mr. Palley is a member of the State Bar of California, the Sacramento County Bar Association, the Placer County Bar Association and the Rotary Club of Roseville. He prides himself on going above and beyond client expectations to provide top-notch service with reasonable fees.
*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.
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