Client Reviews

Dependable and Professional

Jennifer was so patient and thorough when dealing with the conservatorship of my daughter. I didn’t have a clue as to how to begin or even how the legal process worked regarding the matter. But once Jennifer was hired she confidently handled the whole legal process and I felt like I didn’t need to worry one bit. She handled the case with ease and with no issues. She has always responded when I’ve tried to contact her and she has always been friendly and professional. I am very confident in her skills as an attorney and highly recommend her.

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Amy is Awesome!!!

I met Amy through ARAG so that I could create a trust and will. She listened to my questions and addressed all of my concerns. There is a lot more to do before meeting with an attorney and I wasn’t prepared for all of the effort Amy put forth in completing all of the necessary documents. I would absolutely hire her again for any other legal needs I have in the future.

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Very pleased

Amy just finished working on a trust for my wife and I. Besides being very responsive to our requests, she did the most important thing. She made sure all of our assets were titled in the trust. Every client, that I have sent to Amy, has been very satisfied with her service.

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Review of Ms Amy Ruggles, Esq

I found myself in an embarrassing and unfortunate situation. Ms Ruggles helped me in a non-judgemental manner, with an immediate plan; with immediate execution, and with a happy ending. She is knowledgeable, trustworthy, approachable, and efficient. I would recommend Ms Ruggles to anyone who has a need for an attorney.

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You rock John Palley and Crew!

I was told early on by an elderly kind attorney, that the probate process in California is no joke. As a matter of fact he indicated he no longer had the energy to do a full
Probate & suggested that I find someone that specializes in that area. So since the fees in California are statutory I set out to find the very best. And the best I found! I can’t say enough about John Palley and his paralegal Danielle; actually everyone in that office who I had an interaction with. Words that come to mind…….. caring, efficient, responsive, knowledgeable, dynamic. He is totally
on your team and steers you in the best direction for your situation. I had some other issues (probate related) come up during the process and John advised me on those as well. It was like being treated as a family member…in some instances better than a family member. I could go on and on and on. So I will just end this review by stating the obvious……. YOU ROCK JOHN PALLEY!!! You really do! Thank you from the bottom of my heart!

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Got my questions answered fast

We had a surprise on who was and was not on the title to the house after my step-father died. John gave us clear, actionable advice within an hour after I sent an email to him. I felt like I knew what legal grounds we stood on and direction about what to do next. Thank you John!

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SO INCREDIBLY HELPFUL!!!!!

My family had hired an attorney that had completely misinformed us about the position we were in and what we were entitled to regarding our probate/estate case.
Wanting a second opinion, I emailed John and he was quick to respond and dead on accurate with his information to me. He definitely knows this area of law. If he was closer to Orange County I would’ve fired our attorney and hired him.

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A pleasure to work with.

John is my trust attorney, and has been for 10 years. He is intelligent, competent, and never fails to respond quickly to any questions/concerns I might have. Highly recommended!

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A #1 Attorney!!!

He responded within 10 minutes via email. He asked many questions and was thorough, kind, caring and though he couldn’t help me, he was quick to let me know how to widen my search! I would recommend Mr. Palley to anyone!

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Professional, Personable, and Approachable

John assuaged a lot of my worries and concerns regarding my estate planning. For me, his greatest strength was that he listened to all my questions and answered in them in language that I could understand. No hidden agendas and no misleading — just straight-forward and helpful advice and execution.

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Heartfelt thanks!

I am an attorney who specializes in medical malpractice defense in Maryland. I was named the Executor of an Estate in Sacramento County, California and rapidly learned that my Estates and Trusts experience in Maryland was not up to the task of California Probate. I searched for an experienced Estates firm to assist me through the process and found John Palley and his firm.

I cannot say with enough enthusiasm how strongly I would recommend John and his firm. He was incredibly accessible, knowledgeable and supportive though the whole process. Additionally, I found his Associate and his staff to be equally accessible, helpful and professional.

Thanks to John and his team for a very successful outcome!

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A really hard worker

Joh, did a complicated will and trust for me and was always timely, courteous and professional.

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A solid choice for probate and estate planning matters

It was a pleasure working alongside Mr. Palley on a complex and hostile probate matter. Since then I have referred clients to Mr. Palley and remain comfortable doing so based upon his knowledge, experience and people skills.

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Excellent Attorney

John Palley helped me through the probate process when my husband passed away. His knowledge of probate law and estate planning including testamentary and special needs trusts is unmatched. Mr. Palley guided me through one of the most difficulty processes a person can go through. I would recommend him to everyone I know.

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Like Family

I’ve been working with Mr. Palley so long time now it is like he is a member of the famuly. He is a fantastic lawyer and able to simplify very complex issues to help me make the right decisions for all my probate issues.

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Great Attorney! John Palley

John Palley provides “Top Shelf” service!!! He assisted my family with a Living trust and Will. The process was easy and turn key. John took the time..

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TRULY, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, Intelligent, Professional and INTERESTED

Mr. Palley was so helpful, kind, courteous and very interested in my issues. Mr. Palley took the time to investigate my issues and respond to me…

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