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About the Firm

Welcome to the web site of Kris Paden, Esq., estate planning attorney. At our office, we provide our clients with PERSONALIZED estate planning and asset protection services. We know that your family, friends, and assets are important to you. Our fine tailored planning techniques will help you protect yourselves and your loved ones from uncertainty, taxes, probate, or even incapacity. We can provide you with the services and special tools, such as wills, trusts, and powers of attorney, that you need to keep your family safe.

Finding and working with a lawyer can be a daunting task. Here at our firm, we strive to make your experience a positive one. Our main interest is developing a plan with you that will give you peace of mind.

We are here to help you with a wide range of estate planning legal needs including:

  • wills & trusts
  • advance health care directives
  • grant deeds
  • certificates of trustee authority
  • trust administration
  • probate
  • guardianships & conservatorships
  • special needs children planning
  • incorporation, and more

View a sample newsletter. This issue discusses: Reasons to Update Your Estate Plan, Long Term Care Insurance, The Effect of the Economy on the Personal Insurance Industry and Home Mortgage Loans.

Thank you for visiting. We look forward to working with you

See Kris here interviewed by CBS for her recommendation to use money and tax professionals.

Firm History

Since 2004, Kris M. Paden has practiced estate planning, and was mentored in all areas of trusts, wills, estates, and asset protection at The Law Office of Diedre Wachbrit, APC in Westlake Village, California. Prior to that, Kris successfully practiced for eleven years in civil litigation, insurance coverage research and legal opinion writing, and insurance bad faith litigation. Kris has found her passion as an estate planning attorney, and now runs her own estate planning practice to provide individuals and families like you with personalized plans to help you protect all that you hold dear.

Our Firm’s Mission

The mission of our firm is to provide our clients with the highest level of personal and professional service for their legal needs. Your peace of mind is our highest priority. Please contact us to discuss whether any of our personalized plans or services can help you fulfill any of your legal needs.

Plan Your Legacy, Preserve Your Wealth, & Protect Your Children