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Practice Areas

Legal Services We Provide

Probate is the legal process of distributing a deceased person’s estate. Barr & Douds provides expert guidance to clients throughout the Bay Area to navigate the complexities of probate administration and litigation, advocating for their rights and interests.

Trust Litigation

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Hiring a Danville trust litigation lawyer is an important decision. At Barr & Douds, our SF Bay area trust litigators treat our clients' matters as if they were our own. Throughout a trust dispute, a trust contest lawyer will provide experience-based legal advice and advocate effectively to protect your interests.
Elder Abuse

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Elder abuse is the physical abuse, neglect, isolation, or financial abuse of a person over age sixty-five. Barr & Douds represents victims of elder abuse and defends clients wrongfully accused of elder abuse.
Estate Planning

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Estate planning is a central component of a responsible financial plan, and the need to hire an estate planning lawyer increases as one has children and gets older.
Trust Administration

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We guide trustees and executors through the trust administration or probate process, by which assets owned by a decedent are transferred to the beneficiaries.
Will Contests

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A will or trust "contest" is when one party attempts to invalidate a will or trust, while the other party defend the validity of the document. Most contests are brought on the grounds of incapacity, undue influence, or fraud.

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Our lawyers have extensive experience with conservatorships - a court proceeding designed to protect elders or dependent adults who may be unable to care for themselves or to resist fraud or undue influence.
Securities Arbitration and Litigation

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Gordon leads our securities litigation practice. For more than 25 years, Gordon has favorably litigated and tried cases in state and federal courts.

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