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Scott Kanter

Scott Kanter

Saratoga, CA Estate Planning and Trust Litigation Attorney
  • Estate Planning, Probate
  • California
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Scott Kanter is the lead estate planning and estate and trust litigation attorney within the Hinshaw Estate Planning practice group. He was admitted to practice law in California in 1998 and he has tried in excess of twenty jury trials and over thirty court trials. Over the course of his career, his legal practice has encompassed a broad spectrum of experience including estate planning and estate and trust litigation matters. He walks his clients through the estate planning process to ensure that all of their important estate planning goals and objectives are achieved without unnecessary court costs and attorney’s fees. He also helps individuals and families prepare highly personalized and comprehensive estate planning documents that will protect their loved ones’ inheritance from being lost to divorce, creditors, predators, lawsuits, and immaturity. In estate and trust litigation matters, he represents trustees and beneficiaries in a sensitive and professional manner. He provides aggressive representation to further his clients' legal interests, and presents their case with the thoroughness and skill they need and deserve. He is a member of WealthCounsel which is a national association of about 1500 law firms and 2000 estate planning attorneys. As a WealthCounsel member, Mr. Kanter has access to the collective wisdom and experience of these attorneys in meeting the needs of his clients. WealthCounsel also offers continuing education which enables him to keep current on the latest estate planning opportunities and techniques for his clients. Mr. Kanter is a Bay Area native who enjoys playing a variety of sports, hiking, backpacking and camping in the wilderness, as well as spending time with his wife and three children.

Practice Areas
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Univ of California Santa Barbara
Undergraduate Degree
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Loyola Law School
Law Degree
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Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 199696
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Hinshaw Estate Planning Blog
Contact & Map
12901 Saratoga Ave.
12901 Saratoga Ave.
Saratoga, CA 95070
Toll-Free: (408) 861-6500
Fax: (408) 257-6645