Ann Hanson

Ms. Hanson spent the first four years of her legal practice at the law firm of Silveira, Mattos & Lewis.  While there, Ms. Hanson she focused on personal injury litigation, real property litigation and probate of estates; She handled unlawful detainer actions and some family law litigation.  Ms. Hanson then worked for the Merced County District Attorney’s Office for almost 2…

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Jonathan D. Wolf

Mr. Wolf, chair of the Firm’s Business Litigation group, represents a variety of clients from individuals to large, publicly traded corporations in business disputes, probate and trust litigation and insurance coverage matters. He has extensive experience in litigating business, probate and trust and real estate disputes. Mr. Wolf also handles various insurance related matters and…

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Probate & Trust Litigation

california estate litigation attorney

The popularity of various forms of trusts as methods of estate planning has contributed to the increase in the number of cases reaching the courts today. Berliner Cohen’s litigation attorneys have the necessary experience and skill to handle complex probate and trust litigation. The Firm’s strong civil litigation background is put to good use with…

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Probate, Trust & Estate Litigation

california estate litigation attorney

The popularity of various forms of trusts as methods of estate planning has contributed to the increase in the number of cases reaching the courts today. Berliner Cohen’s litigation attorneys have the necessary experience and skill to handle complex probate and trust litigation. The Firm’s strong civil litigation background is put to good use with…

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Hiring Caregivers: Legal and Financial Considerations (Updated 2015)

Introduction “There’s no place like home.” That time-honored adage summarizes the motivations of people who want their children cared for at home as well as people who want to face advancing age, illness or infirmity in familiar surroundings. In either circumstance, in-home help may be necessary. These materials provide guidelines for those who are hiring…

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Estate, Gift, Income and Planning Trends for 2014

As we approach the end of 2013, we thought it a good idea to summarize some of the significant tax law changes affecting our clients and give some insight as to the different estate planning trends we are seeing among our clients. Topics covered in this article: Estate, Income and Gift Tax Law Changes Defense…

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Berliner Cohen Sponsors Jerry A. Kasner Estate Planning Symposium

Berliner Cohen is pleased to continue its sponsorship of the Jerry A. Kasner Estate Planning Symposium.  The 2012 symposium will be on Friday, September 21 at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m..  This is a one-day estate planning seminar for attorneys, accountants, certified life underwriters, bank trust and investment officers,…

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Hiring Caregivers: Legal and Financial Considerations

Employment Law Breakfast Series Hiring Caregivers: Legal and Financial Considerations DATE & LOCATION Tuesday, October 28, 2008 Courtyard by Marriott 750 Motel Drive Merced, CA 95340 209.725.1221 TIME 8:00 a.m. – Breakfast and Registration 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. – Program PROGRAM The sandwich generation – a growing number of Americans finding themselves caring for…

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