Our practice focuses exclusively on estate and business planning services. We assist individuals, couples, and families plan for the future and find solutions to life’s transitions. Whether you need a trust/will or are dealing with the incapacity or death of a family member, we are dedicated to providing attentive service and trusted advice. We create estate planning documents (Revocable Trusts, Irrevocable Trusts, Wills, etc.) that will minimize or eliminate transfer taxes and provide for the smooth transfer of assets to your family members.
If you are starting, buying, or selling a business, the advice of an experienced business and tax attorney is invaluable. Our attorneys are experienced at forming all types of business entities–LLCs, LLPs, Partnerships, S-Corporations, C-Corporations, Professional Corporations, and Family Limited Partnerships−and advising clients about which entity will best achieve their goals. Peter L. Sanford can also help you negotiate and execute the purchase or sale of a business. As a Certified Tax Specialist, Peter L. Sanford has provided business planning services in Santa Cruz and Silicon Valley for 49 years.