Wills & Estates in California
400 Capitol Mall, Suite 1850, Sacramento, CA 95814, Sacramento
The Burton Law firm provides comprehensive and customized estate, tax and legal services to all clients, regardless of the size of their business or personal holdings. Our knowledgeable attorneys and staff will provide you and/or your company with both personalized attention and the most expert legal strategies.
As a boutique Law Firm, we focus on Estate, Business, and Tax issues, both transactional and litigation, located in Sacramento, California. We specialize in handling complex and overlapping areas of law be it transactional in nature or a litigation issue. Our focus allows us to cater specifically to the needs of, as well as providing complete solutions to closely held or family businesses, as well as higher net worth estates in need of distinct services. Our firm is dedicated to reviewing each client’s unique financial, tax, and legal situation, then using this as a guide to develop and implement a complete planning or trial strategy.
Our background, experience, and focus allow us to provide our estate planning clients with a cost-effective and indispensable plan tailored to maximize their estate’s assets for themselves and their heirs. And our Trust, Tax and Probate Litigation department allows us to back up our clients plans even in the most extreme of unforeseen circumstances.
Our expertise, knowledge and resources in the area of Business Governance, Contracts, Copyright, Employee Benefits, Succession, Mergers/Acquisitions, International Law and Tax Law, allow us to cater to closely held corporations, partnerships and LLCS from formation, to capital fundraising, to the eventual sale, succession or dissolution. Our Business Litigation Team specializes in supporting those businesses despite legal and financial challenges.Show more +
Managing Shareholder and Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
Jeb Burton is the managing principle of The Burton Law Firm. He received his Juris Doctorate, (Doctorate of Law,) from King Hall at the University of California, Davis. He accomplished his undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, and is admitted to practice law in the State of California, and a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the State Bar of California. Jeb serves as a member of the American Bar Association and the California State Bar Association. He is also a member of the Sacramento County Bar Association, and a variety of sections within that organization as well as serving as Past Chair of the Tax Section. Jeb is involved in a number of other organizations dealing with Estate, Tax and Business Law, including: President of the Sacramento Estate Planning Council (SEPC); Wealth Counsel, where he serves as the Northern California Forum Leader; Vistage and a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Jeb's legal career is focused in the areas of Estate Planning, Tax and Business Law. He is specifically knowledgeable and experienced in the areas of Advanced Estate and Tax (both domestic and international) Planning, Entity Structure and Governance, Exit Planning, Asset Protection, as well as Business Succession, or Legacy Planning. While he prides himself on staying on top of cutting-edge Estate Planning, Business and Tax Techniques, he is conservative at heart and always puts his client's interests ahead of his desire to pioneer. Jeb enthusiastically volunteers his time to non-profit groups and local government. He is the past Chair of and First District Commissioner for the Yolo County Planning Commission and is the incoming Chair of the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce.
Jeb is a member of the West Sacramento Rotary, and on the board of several non-profits including the West Sacramento Foundation. Jeb and the Burton Law Firm are also members of the Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce, the Roseville Chamber of Commerce and the West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce, where Jeb serves as second Vice-Chair and will serve as Chair in 2016.
On a personal note; Jeb is happily married, a proud father of two, and lives in West Sacramento. He is a dedicated traveler, but also an avid, collector of fine wines and a certified Sommelier. He is also a member and active participant of the Fremont Church of the City of Sacramento.Show more +