Van Dyke & Associates, LLP is a boutique probate litigation law firm providing sophisticated legal services to clients nationwide facing complex trust, estate and related tax matters in State or Federal Courts in the Southern California area.

Our Attorneys

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Richard S. Van Dyke, Esq.
Managing Shareholder
James A. Bush, Esq.
Of Counsel
Dawn J. Van Dyke
Dir. of Administration
Jami A. Kleinschmidt, Esq.
Of Counsel

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Law Finance Group Funds Trust Case Resulting in $26MM Recovery for Disinherited Son

NEW YORK, NY and MILL VALLEY, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 22, 2015) -  Law Finance Group, one of the nation's longest-running litigation funding firms with nearly 500 post-judgement appeals financed since its inception in 1994, announces today that a final settlement was entered in the case Sefton v. Sefton, resulting in...

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Our clients include individual family members, heirs and beneficiaries of a decedent, private and professional fiduciaries, and other constituents interested in the estate of a decedent. We represent both Petitioners and Respondents in probate litigation matters, as well as banks, trust companies and other professionals appearing in a representative capacity. In addition to providing skilled advocacy in these areas, our attorneys are also experienced appellate practitioners.

Areas of Expertise

• Trust, Probate & Estate Litigation • Complex Estate & Trust Administration • Related Tax Controversies• Will Contests • Appellate Practice

Technologically Enhanced

Our firm is focused on leveraging technology to provide our clients the sophistication and experience of a large firm coupled with the efficiency and customer service of a small firm. Through the use of cutting edge case management and trial presentation technology we are able to process even the most document intensive matters and present them to the judge or jury in a thought provoking impactful presentation for our clients.


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