Estate Planning, Wills, and Trusts
Thinking about parting with family can be difficult but estate planning can help safeguard your legacy.

Estate Planning Attorney Danville, CA

Through estate planning, you can protect your relatives even when you’re no longer around. Do you want to develop the right strategy to pass on your assets, knowledge, and values ​​to your loved ones? Talking to a professional is the best way to go!

At Von Rock Law, we have an expert team ready to help our clients in Danville, CA, create the perfect plan to protect their loved one’s well-being. We know each case is unique; therefore, we offer customized solutions adapted to each person’s needs.

Whether you want to tell your story, safeguard your wealth to transfer it to your relatives after your passing, or authorize the person/institution you trust most to make medical and financial decisions on your behalf, we’re here to help you!

Our experienced family law attorneys will carefully listen to your requirements, consider your goals, and analyze your situation to create an effective strategy that helps preserve your legacy and protect your loved ones.

We offer the right tools and assistance to develop a comprehensive plan to pass on your precious assets, valuables, and knowledge to your relatives while protecting them.

If you need help creating a new strategy or want to update your existing one, an estate planning attorney in Danville, CA, can be your best ally. Get in touch with us today!

What Our Estate Plan Includes

With a well-designed estate plan, preserve your wealth, pass on your legacy, and protect the people you love most, even after you’re gone.

Our mission is to help you meet that goal. Therefore, we make your estate planning process more straightforward than you can imagine and ensure it isn’t subject to probate.

These are the legal documents available when choosing to work with us:

Living Trust

With this document, your most significant belongings are under the control of a trust throughout your life.

Last Will

Our team can help write a legal document outlining your wishes concerning assets and property after death.

Durable Power of Attorney

We can also help you authorize a trusted person and organization to make legal and financial decisions if a disability or death prevents you from doing it yourself.

Advanced Health Care Directive

Finally, you can determine who can make medical decisions on your behalf if you cannot do so due to a disability or severe condition with this document.

Pick the Right Estate Planning Option for You

At Von Rock Law, we’re committed to our client’s satisfaction and offer solutions for each case. Regardless of your wealth’s size or how many beneficiaries you have, there are different options you can consider!

Custom Estate Plan

Our custom estate plan allows you to determine who will manage the trust and how to allocate your wealth after your death.

Deluxe Custom Estate Plan

This improved custom estate plan is ideal for those who need sophisticated solutions or have substantial assets surpassing the tax threshold. It also works for people facing citizenship, blended families, and multiple real estate holdings issues.

College Care Plan

With this plan, college-aged students and legal-aged people can find solutions to their minimal estate planning needs and grant legal authorization to their parents to act on their behalf.

Book a Free Consultation With an Estate Planning Expert Today!

Are you ready to start your estate planning process and protect your legacy? Don’t hesitate to contact us!

Estate Planning FAQ

Do I need an estate plan?

In short, yes. Death is unavoidable. An estate plan protects not only your family and assets, but will also give you peace of mind that your assets will be properly managed when you are gone.

What is an estate plan?

An estate plan created by Von Rock Law is a solution to protecting and preserving your estate in the case that you die or become incapacitated. It contains the following legal documents:

Living Trust

A legal document that places some or all of your assets in the control of a trust during your lifetime


A legal declaration of a person’s wishes regarding the disposal of their property or estate after death

Durable Power of Attorney

A durable power of attorney refers to a power of attorney which typically remains in effect until the death of the principal or until the document is revoked. A durable power of attorney, the durability of which must be explicitly stated, remains valid even in the event the principal is unable to make personal decisions due to incapacity.

Advanced Health Care Directive

A legal document that explains how you want medical decisions about you to be made if you cannot make the decisions yourself. An advance directive lets your health care team and loved ones know what kind of health care you want, or who you want to make decisions for you when you can’t.

Why do I need an Estate Plan?

An estate plan not only ensures your family and assets are protected in the case you die or become incapacitated, but it also helps your estate avoid being subjected to probate, a long and costly process. 

How important is estate planning?

Estate planning allows you to control how your property and other assets will be distributed after your death, and can also help ensure that your wishes are carried out if you become incapacitated. Estate planning can help you avoid probate and other legal complications, while providing peace of mind for you and your loved ones.

Why do I need an estate planning attorney?

An estate planning attorney can help you create a comprehensive plan for managing and distributing your assets after your death and understand the legal issues involved in estate planning while ensuring that your plan is properly executed.

What is estate planning law?

Estate planning law deals with the management and disposition of a person’s assets after death. This includes creating legal documents, such as a will and trust, to specify how your property will be distributed and who will manage your affairs.

Custom Estate Plans, Flat-fee pricing

Our Custom Estate Plan is a comprehensive trust-based estate plan which is appropriate for most estates including those with minor children or other minor beneficiaries, for those requiring protections for beneficiaries and for blended families. This estate plan works toward eliminating probate court proceedings, appointing successors to manage the Trust after your death, and directs the distribution of your assets.

Custom Estate Plan

for most estates
** 2 documents, 1 for each partner

One 30 minute consultation meeting by telephone, video conference or in person

Revocable Living Trust

Certification of Living Trust

Last Will & Testament **

Durable Power of Attorney **

Advanced Health Care Directive **

Authorization of Release of Medical Records (“HIPAA”) **

Assignment of Personal Property **

Personal Property Memorandum **

Trust Transfer Deed (one property)

Recording Deed with county recorder

One opportunity to request edits to above documents with respect to client-provided information

Recording fees included

Preliminary Change of Ownership Report

Final signing meeting

Complete instructions regarding plan

Notary fees included

Personalized estate planning binder with all original documents

Digital PDF copies of your entire plan

Additional Deeds with ancillary documents and recording fees begin at $1000 for California properties and for out of state US properties, subject to confirmation of non-California recording fees.

Estate Planning+

Subscription Add-On
$1500 Annually
Five FREE Maintenance Billable Hours

Up to five hours with our staff for emails, phone calls, zooms or in person meetings to address your questions regarding the maintenance of your estate plan, funding, coordination with agents, potential amendments, family meetings or other ongoing trust maintenance concerns.

Exclusive Invitations
Invitations to programs of interest regarding estate planning, wealth management, elder care, trust administration and a wealth of related trust and estate matters.
Discount on Future Billable Hours

A 5% discount on billable matters for which you may further retain us, such as drafting additional plan documents and amendments, or for another practice area.

Deluxe Custom Estate Plan

For Estates exceeding the estate tax threshold

Deluxe custom estate plans are appropriate for individuals with substantial assets and sophisticated planning needs, and who require estate tax planning features for estates exceeding the estate tax threshold of $12,060,000 for individuals or $24,120,000 in community property for married couples. These plans include all of the offerings of the Custom Estate plan, but will also address such circumstances such as complicated blended families, citizenship issues, multiple real estate holdings, multiple beneficiary designations, integrated special needs trusts, or otherwise more sophisticated distribution plans.

College Care Plan $1750

Ideal plan for college aged students or any adult aged 18 or over with minimal estate planning considerations.

We are offer a college care plan that will allow parents to still be able to act for their 18+ children for medical, financial and legal purposes, and to distribute the child’s assets should the child pre-decease the parent.  This plan includes a Durable Power of Attorney, Advance Health Care Directive, HIPAA and Simple Will which identifies not more than two beneficiaries with outright inheritance.  Further, this plan includes a generic FERPA Consent Form that will authorize parents to communicate with a college regarding the student’s classes, transcripts, grades and more. Many educational institutions will have their own forms for this Consent which may be required, but if not, our standard form should be accepted.


This plan includes a 30 minute consultation and the cost of online notary fees arranged by this office.  Digital and paper copies of the plan documents will be provided.

Estate Plan Review and Revision

A la carte revisions without our Estate Planning+ Subscription

Estate Plan revisions are provided on an hourly basis and estimates of the projected cost are provided to the client before work commences. Simple revisions to Estate Plans are often in the 2 – 3 hour range, with more complex revisions taking longer, bearing in mind that each circumstance is unique.  


PLEASE NOTE – We will not amend plans that we did not draft.  We will prepare re-statements of Trusts and new documents for planning documents we did not generate.

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Words from our clients

Many of us know that we should have a current and comprehensive plan when it comes to personal Estate Planning and Management, but often we have not had time to consult a lawyer, update our plan, or find ourselves in an emergency situation, where preparing an estate plan can no longer wait. Regardless of which category you may find yourself, Von Rock Law can help. Deidre and Nora offer top-notch legal expertise. Their legal acumen, ability to actively listen to your goals, evaluate your needs, and provide a clear and concise overview of your legal options is exceptional. This hands on, personalized approach allows them to prepare an estate plan that is customized to your needs. When you meet with Deidre and Nora, you have their undivided attention, they are prepared, they are upfront (and accurate) about the scope of work involved, and perhaps most importantly, they are interested and mindful of you, your life, and your time.

Sasha C.