Protecting Californians Statewide

Since 1979

Who We Are

We are a highly educated, experienced law firm with over 150 years of combined legal practice in fields of law that are relevant to helping you plan for the transfer of your assets to your loved ones and helping you plan in the event that you or a loved one suffers from incapacity.

What We Do

We meet with you, listen to your wishes, dreams, desires, fears and then we provide counseling and advice and the guidance you need, so we can prepare the best estate plan possible and give your family peace of mind.

Seminars & Events

Education is a very important part of our firm. We provide educational events to our existing clients, groups and the general public.

Protecting Californians Statewide

Since 1979

Who We Are

We are a highly educated, experienced law firm with over 150 years of combined legal practice in fields of law that are relevant to helping you plan for the transfer of your assets to your loved ones and helping you plan in the event that you or a loved one suffers from incapacity.

What We Do

We meet with you, listen to your wishes, dreams, desires, fears and then we provide counseling and advice and the guidance you need, so we can prepare the best estate plan possible and give your family peace of mind.

Seminars & Events

Education is a very important part of our firm. We provide educational events to our existing clients, groups and the general public.

Our Process

We want to get to know you; understand your concerns, provide you with the best advice so we can prepare a plan that will achieve all of you and your family’s goals.

Getting Started

To get started, you can call our office to make an appointment or register for one of our free educational events and we will guide you through the initial steps. We make it easy to get your estate plan in order.

What to Expect

When you come to our office you will be warmly greeted, we will make you feel welcomed and we will meet with you promptly. That is a promise.

We will then provide you with the best advice and counsel so you can make intelligent choices as to what you would like us to do for you.

Free Events

Free means free. That is what it will cost you to attend the many events that we give throughout the year. The purpose of these events is to keep our family of clients up to date on all  current changes in the law and to provide the opportunity to ask questions and make a complimentary appointment so we can review your estate plan and make sure it is offering the protection you want for your family.

Upcoming workshops

Workshops provide a more intimate setting where you will meet with our attorneys to learn what the current laws are, how they may affect your estate plan and for our existing clients to keep up to date and for those that are not our clients to learn as to why you need an estate plan that protects you and your family.

These are must attend workshops, full of important information.

Join Our Newsletter

What better way to keep current than by getting our monthly newsletter? Our newsletter will keep you up to date as to what is happening in our office and with the law as well as when and where we will be holding future events.

Areas of Practice

First, let’s talk about what we do, and ONLY do. We specialize in all areas of traditional trust, estate, and probate law which includes the preparation of wills, trusts, advance health care directives, durable powers of attorney, trust administration, probate administration, estate litigation, tax planning, business formations and all aspects of elder law, which is the area of law that addresses Medi-Cal Planning and planning to avoid impoverishment.

Estate Planning

Estate planning is the practice of arranging for the transfer of assets and the protection of survivors in the event of someone’s death or incapacity.

Estate Administration

Anyone who is currently administering a trust or who will someday be responsible for the administration of a trust could benefit from our expertise.

Probate

Probate is the administration of a deceased person’s estate when the decedent died without an estate plan or with a last will and testament.

Medi-Cal Qualification

Protecting your estate from being lost due to a catastrophic illness and qualifying for Medi-Cal is possible, if you understand all the relevant laws. We know the laws and we can help you in these times of need.

Estate Administration Litigation

We represent either trustees or beneficiaries when disagreements arise during the administration of an estate.

Business & Tax

Whether you’re a rental property owner that wants their estate protected or a trustee that need annual tax filings, we can help.

Trusted Throughout California



For over 40 years Copenbarger & Copenbarger LLP has served Californians. With locations in Sacramento, San Jose, Capitola, Pasadena, Santa Ana, Temecula, San Diego, Rancho Murrieta, Riverside, Bakersfield, and Borrego Springs, we are here to protect Califonians statewide.

“Very friendly, almost like family, very knowledgeable and always take time to make sure everyone understands what’s being presented.”

“We have been using their services for several years. Not only are they always up to date with Trust information, they have been extremely helpful with our business needs as well. They are knowledgeable and compassionate especially during times of transition.”

“We have used their services primarily for our Living Trust and have found them extremely reliable and their expertise in these financial arenas unmatched. They have always responded to our questions and needs, but even more they have anticipated things for us as changes have been made to the laws of California.”

Latest Resources