Los Angeles Ca | Mina N. Sirkin is a California Certified Specialist heir attorney, who is certified in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of Ca in Los Angeles.
Ms. Sirkin handles heir and beneficiary litigation cases in the Los Angeles County Superior Probate Court (LA County Probate Court). We help clients resolve heir disputes in trial and mediation of cases involving probate, estate, conservatorship and trusts.
We are consultants to other attorneys and heirs regarding probate, trust, estate law and conservatorship cases.
Legal services include:
· Living Trust Formation: Trust Law
· Trust Litigation
· Probate Litigation
· Trust Litigation / Administration
· Probate Law:
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· Estate Planning
· Trust Formation and Administration
· California Trust Law
· Special Needs Trust Planning
· Structured Settlement Litigation Special Needs Trusts
· Contested Conservatorship matters
· Limited Developmentally Disabled Conservatorships
· Qualified Domestic Relations Orders and spousal pension matters (QDRO)
· Entity Formation, including LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships
· Family Limited Partnerships
· Asset Protection & Practice Sales
· Elder Law and Medi-Cal Planning.
Ms. Sirkin is admitted to practice in the following Courts:
1992-Admitted to Practice in All California Courts
1992-Federal Court- Central District of California
1992-Federal Court, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
State Bar of California, Trust & Estates Section
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Section
Beverly Hills Bar Association- Trust & Estates Section
San Fernando Valley Bar Association
American Bar Association
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
University of California, Los Angeles, B.A. 1988
Whittier School of Law, J.D. 1991
Golden Gate University School of Law, LLM, (Taxation), 1998
Television and Other Appearances:
Ms. Sirkin served as the Legal Expert and Commentator: CBS 2/ KCAL-9 TV. Prime-time News covering the Anna Nicole Smith Case.
CNN Legal Expert on the Estate of Michael Jackson.
CNBCUNI /EOnline.com Estate of Bobbie Brown.
Recently Quoted In or Guest Speaker:
CNN Money.com and Fortune Small Business: Jan. 10, 2008, What to do before you launch.
NY Times: March 18, 2008, Breaking the Silence
Health Care Risk Management: August 2008: Know what to do when faced with suit.
CreditCards.com: February 2009. What to do if your retail credit card issuer goes bankrupt.
MSNBC: March 9, 2009, When a celebrity endorsement sours.
MSN Money: March 2009, The Making of Ivanka Trump.
Bankrate.com, October 2009, 9 Key Estate Planning Tools
Legal Expert, NPR News Market Place: August 2013, ReConservatorship of Amanda Bynes.
Legal Media Expert: Jackson v. AEG, April 2013, RollingStone.com
Guest Speaker KABC Larry Elder Show, KABC: November 2013 regarding Conservatorship of Casey Kasem.
Media Expert, 2014 Eonline! Guardianship of Meadow Walker, andTrust / Estate of Paul Walker.
Media Expert, 2014 EOnline! Conservtorship of Amanda Bynes
Media Expert, 2015 EOnline! Estate of Bobbi Brown
Awards and Designations:
Winner of the American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law in 1990.
Winner of the California Tax Bar Scholarship in 1997.
Super Lawyer 2010
Certified Specialist State Bar of California: Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law
Certification and Specialization:
Ms. Sirkin is a Certified Specialist attorney in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Section News, Internet Sites for Estate Planners.
Instructor and Co-Author, Probate Start to Finish (2006), National Business Institute.
Co-Instructor, Estate & Trust Education Resource: (2007) “Prep Course for the Certified Specialist Exam in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate,” Los Angeles, CA and San Jose, CA
Published Case: Student v. Los Angeles Unified School District (2007) OAH: N 2006120552
Featured Speaker, What law schools don’t teach you about the “Science of Marketing.” (2008).
Speaker, Estate, Financial and Health Care Planning for Elder Clients (Nov. 2008). National Business Institute.
Co-Author, Estate and Tax Planning: Qualified Retirement Plans and IRAs (Jan. 2009), National Business Institute
Speaker, LAPA: 35th Annual Meeting, Financial Elder Abuse Speaker 2014
Speaker, Lorman: July 2014: Financial Elder Abuse
Speaker, LAPA: 2014, 38th Annual Meeting, Advanced Probate, Financial Elder Abuse Speaker 2014
Speaker, LAPA: 2016, 40th Annual Meeting, Advanced Probate: Special Issues re Inventories and
· PVP Panel Member, Los Angeles County
· Settlement Officer Panel Member, Los Angeles Superior
Evan R. Sirkin practices in the areas Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law.
Mr. Sirkin is admitted to practice in the following Courts:
· 1990-Admitted to Practice in All California Courts
· State Bar of California, Trust & Estates Section
· Los Angeles County Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Section
· San Fernando Valley Bar Association
· University of California, Los Angeles, B.A. 1985
· Loyola Law School, J.D. 1988
CA Estate & Probate Consulting
Legal services include:
· Estate Planning
· Living Trust Formation and Administration
· Special Needs Trust Creation and Planning
· Entity Formation: LLCs, Corporations & Partnerships
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