Conservatorships exist for times when a person no longer has the ability to care for themselves. Conservatorships can be of the person, of the estate, or both. In all instances, the probate court appoints a fiduciary (the conservator) to manage the affairs of the conservatee. Many times, there is conflict over who should be appointed the conservator. The conflict can arise between family members who seek to be conservator, or it can arise when the court decides to appoint a third-party conservator over a family member. Conservatorship proceedings can be complex, due to the delicate nature of the proposed conservatee, family dynamics, and the unique procedures and processes that encompass the proceedings. As your attorneys, we not only seek to assist you in navigating these legal complexities, we also seek to bring a quick resolution and harmony to what can otherwise be a stressful and emotional process.

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Business Services & Litigation

At Great Oaks Lawyers, we are experienced civil litigators who combine aggressive and smart advocacy with cost-effective solutions for small business owners.  We have litigated extensively in the areas of business (contract, fraud), real estate, and employment, among others. We have also appeared and argued before most superior courts in the Bay Area, as well as the First District Court of Appeals in San Francisco. Litigation can be stressful. Which is why we strive to taken on that burden on your behalf, while providing reassurance to you that all of your concerns and goals are being addressed. One feature that distinguishes our civil litigation practice is our ability to tailor fee arrangements to suit each client's unique needs. In doing this, our aim is to allow the client to focus on their case and not the bill. 

We have successfully litigated a variety of cases, including actions for breach of contract, fraudulent misrepresentation/concealment, real estate buy/sell disputes,  and employment (unpaid wages). In addition to trial advocacy, we have also secured favorable results through private mediation.

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Family Law

Divorce is an emotional and overwhelming experience, especially when it involves your children.  

We handle a wide spectrum of family law cases from simple uncontested divorces to highly disputed issues of asset distribution, child custody, child support and long term spousal support.  

We are passionate advocates for our clients to ensure that you are treated fairly throughout the family law process.

We understand the personal nature of your case and know how to guide you in a healthy and expedient manner.  Family law cases deeply affect our clients and as such, we ensure that our clients are kept up to date as to the status of their case and that client calls are returned promptly.

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Personal Injury

We handle a wide range of personal injury matters including car accidents, pedestrian accidents, slip and fall injuries, wrongful death accidents, and many other cases in which an individual has suffered an injury due to the negligence of another.  

When these accidents occur without warning, you may unexpectedly face the need for medical treatment, payment of medical bills, payment for property damages, extended time away from work, and an uncertain future.  If the accident that led to your injury occurred because of another party’s carelessness, you are entitled to seek recovery for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. 

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, it’s important that you contact a skilled and knowledgeable personal injury attorney immediately. Without a competent attorney to assist you in navigating your personal injury case, the process can be intimidating and stressful.  Insurance companies will often minimize your injury and use unfair tactics to avoid paying you just compensation.  

At Great Oaks Lawyers, we'll take care of you start to finish, litigating your case as the experienced advocate on your side.  Our goal is to achieve the best possible outcome for you, while providing the highest degree of service and professionalism. If you would like a free consultation regarding your personal injury matter, please do not hesitate to contact our office today.

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