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  • Families

    We help you plan for the future, protect your assets, and get support services you or a loved one may need.

  • Elders & Nursing Home Advocacy

    Our background in elder law allows us to help elders in your life qualify for benefits and protect assets.

  • Business Formations

    We are committed to helping clients throughout San Ramon and the surrounding areas find the best formation options for their businesses.

  • Guardianship & Conservatorships

    As dedicated guardianship attorneys, we can help individuals who are seeking guardianship over a minor organize and present their case. We can also assist with conservatorship proceedings.

  • Special Needs

    We'll help you navigate the complex process of creating a Special Needs Trust in order to care for your special needs child.

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See What Our Clients Have to Say About Our Firm

Dedication is our number one priority when we take a case, our client's well-being is what matters to us most. We will guide you through the entire legal process while fighting for you, and your family's future. Through compassionate and affordable services we have gained unanimous praise from our past clients. Check out our past client testimonials and contact us today to begin reviewing your case with our attorneys.
  • “Broad experience, competence, and integrity.”

    Maria G.

  • “[Ivette] is passionate about the law and helping clients understand it.”

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  • “Work has been consistently superior.”

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  • “Ivette Santaella is an experienced, energetic, client-focused attorney...”

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  • “The whole process was made very easy...”

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  • “Excellent Attorney!”

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  • “Thank you Ivette and Lubna!”

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  • “Couldn't have asked for anyone better!”

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  • “They know what they're doing!!”

    Mike T.

  • “Ivette Santaella is very personable and makes the entire process of creating an estate plan much easier.”

    Tricia H.

  • “I only have good things to say about [Ivette].”

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  • “I recommend Ivette”

    Robert

  • “Her work is both competent and superior in every respect.”

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  • “She is very approachable and empathetic.”

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  • “My objectives have been realized, and you both were a big part of those accomplishments!”

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Santaella Legal Group, APC

111 Deerwood Road, Suite 200
San Ramon, CA 94583

Phone: (888) 698-3951

Regular Hours
  • Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday & Sunday Closed

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