Trust & Estate Litigation

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Senior Associate
Kristin N. Capritto Photo
Kristin Capritto  assists clients in all aspects of estate planning, trust administration and probate — from high value estates to small estate transfers and spousal property petitions. A trained mediator, Kristin can provide clients with alternative dispute resolution when conflicts arise.

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Counsel
James L. Deeringer Photo
Jim Deeringer is one of Northern California's premier trusts and estates attorneys. With more than 35 years of practice, he has handled hundreds of planning, administration, and litigation matters, involving estates ranging from the relatively small to over $100 million in value.

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Outside Counsel
Jay-Allen Eisen Photo
Jay-Allen Eisen is regarded as one of California’s top appellate attorneys. He has been counsel in more than 300 appeals and appellate writs, over 120 of which have resulted in published, precedent decisions.

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Partner
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Jeffrey Galvin represents clients in civil cases, focusing on California trust litigation and probate disputes.  His work often arises from conflicts between siblings, step-parents, and other family members.  He practices in Sacramento County, across Northern California, and in Northern Nevada.
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Associate
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Tyler Horn’s philosophy of practice is to be a strong advocate for his clients and offer passionate, reasonable and thoughtful problem-solving solutions throughout the litigation process.

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Partner
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Tyson Hubbard is an experienced litigator who focuses on trust and estate disputes. Tyson’s clients rely upon him to steer an efficient and effective path. He draws on his nine years of litigation experience across a wide range of matters, as well as his personal experience as a trustee of a family trust. 

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Senior Associate
Christopher Miles Kolkey Photo
Christopher Kolkey has a wealth of experience with all phases of litigation and is a passionate advocate for his clients.
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Counsel
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Jim Willett is Downey Brand’s senior attorney in estate planning. His practice emphasizes estate planning, estate taxes, trusts and probate law for individuals and family groups.

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Associate
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Wiemond Wu brings strong analytical and oral advocacy skills to provide clients with clever, cost-effective, and concrete solutions to their legal problems.

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