John C.  Martin

John C. Martin

Legacy Planning, Estate & Business Succession Planning, Estate Administration
  • Estate Planning, Probate, Business Law ...
  • California
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Attorney John Martin advises individuals, families, and businesses in the areas of legacy planning, wealth preservation, estate & business succession planning, and estate administration.

Our law firm focuses exclusively on legacy planning, wealth preservation, estate and business succession planning, and estate administration. Our trust and estate planning services enable clients to protect their spouse's or child's s inheritance from creditors and predators, maximize control over their assets during their lifetime, benefit charities, and effectively transition their business to the next generation. Through an ongoing client maintenance program, we provide peace of mind that a client's goals will not be undermined by a changing legal environment. From our location in Menlo Park, California, we advise individuals, families, and businesses throughout the Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Area.

Practice Areas
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Tax Law
    Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
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    hourly & flat fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • French: Spoken, Written
  • Italian: Spoken
  • Portuguese: Spoken
Boston College Law School
J.D. (2008)
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University of California - Los Angeles
B.A. (2005) | Political Science, French
Honors: magna cum laude
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L'Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po Paris)
(2005) Public Policy
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Wiley Manuel Award
State Bar of California
Peter A. Donovan Award
Boston College Law School
Professional Associations
Wealth Counsel
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Articles & Publications
"Bringing Dead Capital to Life"
Boston College International and Comparative Law Review
Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law
State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
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Contact & Map
The Law Offices of John C. Martin
1145 Merrill St.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Telephone: (650) 329-9500