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Our family is here to serve your legal needs – from estate planning and legal guidance, to the administration of your loved one’s estate, and through resolving conflicts over wills and trusts. Kristof & Kristof, Attorneys at Law, will draft an estate plan unique to your situation, as well as provide legal guidance for trust administration or probate after your loss of a loved one. When a friend or loved one can no longer handle their own affairs due to neurocognitive impairment, Kristof & Kristof, Attorneys at Law can represent you in the court appointment of a conservator. If a loved one or friend is the victim of elder abuse, Kristof & Kristof can provide legal assistance to protect the abused elder. Kristof & Kristof will zealously represent beneficiaries, trustees, administrators and heirs in trust and probate administration and litigation cases.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Trusts
  • Wills

Call today at 626-535-9445 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney M. Denise Kristof

Bar Admissions:

  • California State Courts and Courts of Appeal
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Education:

  • Western New England University School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts
    • LL.M.
    • Major: Estate Planning And Elder Law
  • Western New England University School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts
    • Juris Doctorate
  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California
    • Master of Science
    • Major: Foods and Nutrition with Special Emphasis in Business Management
  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science
    • Major: Foods and Nutrition

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • State Bar of California Trusts and Estates Section , Member
  • State Bar of California Law Practice Management and Technology Section , Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Attorney-Client Mediation And Arbitration Services, Arbitrator
  • Center for Civic Mediation, Mediator
  • California State Bar Conference of Delegates, Delegate from Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Betty Ferguson Foundation Board of Directors, former Board Member
  • Pasadena City College Foundation Board of Directors, former Board Member
  • Court Appointed Counsel Panel, Los Angeles County Superior Court

Attorney Kent Kristof

Bar Admissions:

  • California State Courts and Courts of Appeal
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Education:

  • Western New England University School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts, 2015
    • LL.M.
    • Major: Estate Planning And Elder Law
  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California, 2004
    • Juris Doctorate
  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California, 2021
    • Doctorate of Juridical Science (Pending)
  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California, 2002
    • Master of Arts with Emphasis in Legal History
  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California, 1999
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Major: History
    • Minor: Spanish

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Division to the Commission on Law And Aging, 2014 - 2016 (Liason)
  • Amicus Briefs Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2013 - 2014 (Member)
  • Center for Civic Mediation, 2012 - 2020 (Mediator)
  • Attorney-Client Mediation And Arbitration Services, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2012 - 2020 (Arbitrator)
  • Pro Bono Probate Settlement Program, Los Angeles County Superior Court, 2013 - Present (Settlement Officer)
  • Los Angeles County (formerly Probate Volunteer Panel), 2010 - Present (Court Appointed Counsel)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association California State Bar Conference of Delegates, 2009 (Delegate)
  • Los Angeles County Guardianship Clinic, 2010 - 2012 (Attorney Volunteer)
  • Phi Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, 1997 - 2001 (Member/ Officer)
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, 1998 - 2001 (Member)
  • California Lawyers Association: Trusts & Estates; Litigation (Member)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association: Trusts & Estates; Litigation (Member)

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

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