Guarding your heritage

—for generations

Parnall Trust and Estate Law provides a skilled and practical approach to the litigation, administration, and mediation of complex probate-related matters.

With extensive experience in the field, our specialized legal services leverage professionalism, resolve, compassion, and creativity to achieve our clients’ goals.

Based in Oakland, California, we serve clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond as we fulfill our mission:

to safeguard the things that really matter across generations.

Practice Areas

Trust and estate litigation, administration, and mediation.


Anyone can find themselves in a trusts and estates dispute. Everyone owns stuff. Everyone dies. Anyone can be among the people to whom a decedent wished to leave their stuff. When problems arise in transferring a deceased or incapacitated person’s assets, a trusts and estates litigator can help …
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Mediation is a process in which an impartial mediator helps people or entities resolve whatever conflict they are facing. It is a private, cooperative process in which the mediator works with the parties to help them find a way to end their dispute …
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A trust or will is like a map. You might have the document, but it won’t get you to your destination unless you follow it. That is, the trust or will might tell you where a deceased or incapacitated person’s assets need to go, but you still need to take them there. You need to “administer” the instrument …
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Estate Planning

Parnall Trust and Estate Law does not provide standalone estate planning services. However, we are happy to consult with you to get a sense of your situation and provide a referral to an estate planning attorney who fits your needs …
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