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

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

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  • “Ivette is kind and caring and very knowledgeable.”

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  • “Broad experience, competence, and integrity.”

    Maria G.

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

    Tricia H.

  • “She is very approachable and empathetic.”

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

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  • “Excellent Attorney!”

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  • “Thank you Ivette and Lubna!”

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

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  • “They know what they're doing!!”

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

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

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  • “She is truly passionate about what she does, and her integrity is of the highest caliber.”

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  • “Work has been consistently superior.”

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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

San Ramon and surrounding areas.
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