Law Office of
Emily J. Buchbinderv

Certified Legal Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law.
Masters in Taxation.

Santa Cruz Estate Planning and Trust Lawyers

The lawyers at the Law Office of Emily J. Buchbinder provide expert legal services in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, probate, conservatorships, guardianships, business law, and tax.

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"Emily was highly recommended to me by a good friend and she ended up surpassing my expectations. She and her office were welcoming and knowledgeable throughout my interactions with them. I could not be happier with the work they did and would give them my highest recommendation."
Steve Berta​

Amy R. Henderson served as the Probate Research Attorney for the Superior Court of California, Santa Cruz County for the last ten years. She is uniquely qualified to assist clients with estate planning, trust administration, conservatorships, and guardianships. In addition, she has extensive experience in advising clients about selecting and forming the legal structure best suited for their business.

In addition to years of practical legal experience, our attorneys take pride in providing genuine and personalized services to a wide variety of clients. We aim to make you feel comfortable throughout the estate planning and trust administration process, with the goal of providing a swift and favorable resolution.

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The attorneys at the Law Office of Emily J. Buchbinder provide expert legal services in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, probate, conservatorships, guardianships, business law, and tax.

Founding attorney Emily J. Buchbinder practices exclusively in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, probate, business, and tax. Emily has a Master of Laws in Taxation (LL.M.) and is a Certified Legal Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law. Emily is the Chairperson of the Santa Cruz County Bar, Estate Planning Section. In addition, she serves on the Board of the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County and the Santa Cruz Cancer Benefit Group. Her legal experience, education, and dedication to the Santa Cruz community make her the perfect choice to assist you with estate planning, trusts, wills, estate administration, probate, tax, and business planning.

Amy R. Henderson served as the Probate Research Attorney for the Superior Court of California, Santa Cruz County for the last ten years. She is uniquely qualified to assist clients with estate planning, trust administration, conservatorships, and guardianships. In addition, she has extensive experience in advising clients about selecting and forming the legal structure best suited for their business.

In addition to years of practical legal experience, our attorneys take pride in providing genuine and personalized services to a wide variety of clients. We aim to make you feel comfortable throughout the estate planning and trust administration process, with the goal of providing a swift and favorable resolution.

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What our satisfied clients are saying.
I found Emily honest, professional, knowledgeable and a pleasure to deal with. I am much more at ease now that she has helped me with my estate planning. It was a pleasure finding someone so competent to work with here in Santa Cruz.
- Wayne Lockwood
I feel fortunate to be able to refer my clients to Emily for their trust and estate planning needs. She is very knowledgeable, thorough and professional. Without exception, everyone I have sent to Emily has been extremely satisfied working with her.
- Kristen Marinovic
Financial Advisor
It is a pleasure to write this note of praise for the Family Trust work Emily did on our behalf. We were VERY PLEASED and VERY IMPRESSED with Emily’s knowledge and professionalism regarding our project. We really enjoyed working with her and will continue to seek Emily’s advice when needed.
- Jan and Bob Lockwood
Santa Cruz
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