A Southern California Firm For Estate Planning

Serving Clients Throughout Los Angeles County And Ventura County

Our clients — families with children, business owners, homeowners, heirs, beneficiaries and others — appreciate the top-notch, personalized service they receive at Kenneth E. Devore & Associates. That is because our firm is focused on meeting clients’ needs in just the areas of estate planning, trust administration and probate. Since 1997, the estate planning lawyers at Kenneth E. Devore & Associates, have been helping families in Southern California’s Ventura County and Los Angeles County, including the Conejo Valley, San Fernando Valley and surrounding areas gain peace of mind by providing legal services in estate planning, tax planning and probate.

That tight focus allows us to stay on top of changes to the law. Add to that the skill and experience of our attorneys and our staff-to-client ratio, and you will understand why we can provide our clients with such prompt, thorough and efficient service that meets their goals. Contact us today for a consultation: 818-338-3252.

Certified Specialist In Estate Planning, Trust And Probate Law

Firm founder, attorney Kenneth Devore, is certified as a specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. This certification is obtained by demonstrating a degree of knowledge and experience that only a small percentage of attorneys possess. In addition to his law degree, Mr. Devore has an advanced law degree (LL.M.) in taxation.

He is a member of the Estate Planning and Probate Section of the California State Bar Association and has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers list from 2012-2016.

Associate attorney Barbara Taaff is also certified as a specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. Ms. Taaff worked as a probate paralegal for 15 years before becoming a lawyer. She has extensive experience with elder law, conservatorships, probate and trust administration. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the San Fernando Valley Estate Planning Council.

Associate attorney Stephanie Manis has prior experience in the areas of small-business law and corporate law, giving her unique insight into business succession planning for business owners and executives. She also assists a wide array of other clients with estate planning, probate and trust administration matters.

Ms. Manis has experience drafting estate plans for clients, representing professional fiduciaries in court proceedings and private trusts. She has also handled conservatorships in both probate and mental health court. She focuses on trusts and estates, where she enjoys helping people through these often difficult and daunting processes.

Assisting You With All Your Legal Needs

Our attorneys are well-connected in the community. If you have other legal needs, we are happy to refer you to specialists in other areas of the law and finance. We act as “quarterbacks” for our clients to assist them with all their legal and financial needs.

Contact our office to schedule a consultation with our attorneys. We are pleased to be able to assist clients in Ventura County and Los Angeles County, in such communities as Woodland Hills, Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Sherman Oaks, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Camarillo and Oak Park.