Hess-Verdon & Associates


The Right Attorneys combining Trust and Estate Law, Business Law, and Real Estate Law

Hess-Verdon & Associates is California’s most reliable and sophisticated trust and probate litigation firm, providing legal counsel and advice to clients with over three decades of experience in estate planning, business transactions, and commercial disputes.

Hess-Verdon serves clients throughout California in matters of trust litigation, probate litigation, trust administration, and advance estate planning.

We are dedicated to fighting for the best possible outcome for our clients.

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Trust & Probate Litigation

Family Trust and Will Disputes

Hess Verdon is a top California trust and estate litigation law firm, dedicated to helping our clients protect themselves and their estates from litigation. Our team of experienced attorneys specializes in handling trust litigation and probate litigation disputes, including issues related to trustee and beneficiary rights, co-trustee responsibilities, sibling disputes, trustee accounting, and breach of fiduciary duty. We can help in trustee and beneficiary conflict of interest.

If you are facing a trust or probate dispute, don’t hesitate to reach out to us today. We are here to provide you with the compassionate, reliable legal representation you need to achieve the best possible outcome.

Trustee Representation

Orange County, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego

Trust disputes and Administration

As a trustee, it is your responsibility to oversee the assets of the estate and address the concerns of beneficiaries. But navigating trust disputes and administration can be a challenging task. That’s where Hess-Verdon & Associates comes in.

With over 30 years of experience in probate and trust litigation, our team of attorneys is well-equipped to handle even the most complex trust issues. Whether you are dealing with siblings contesting a trust, beneficiaries alleging undue influence or lack of transparency, or any other trust-related matter, we are here to help.

Meet our managing partner, an expert in trust litigation who is dedicated to providing personalized, reliable legal representation to our clients. Don’t let trust disputes and administration weigh you down – contact us today to learn how we can assist you.

Estate Planning

Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts

Trusts break down into two distinct camps: Revocable Trust and Irrevocable Trust. You may have also heard of a living trust and testamentary trusts. Both of these trusts have multiple sub-trust categories. For high net worth estate planning, Jillyn Hess-Verdon can guide you with the various types of trusts.

Other topics:  California Charitable Remainder Trusts

Corporate Trustee Representation

Compliance and disputes

A corporate trustee is the bedrock of asset management and personal service. A corporate trustee is a bank trust department or trust company. Many times, a family will have a family member or close friend act with them as co-trustee.

Trust Administration

Trustee Compliance

When the trustor dies, the trust administration begins. As a trustee, the grantor has bestowed you with their estate to manage and distribute it per their requirements. Trust administration implements the Trust per the law, per the grantor’s wishes, and the Trust’s terms.

Hess-Verdon & Associates


Hess-Verdon is a trusted, experienced law firm in Newport Beach, California that specializes in aggressive representation for trust and estate cases, including trust litigation, probate litigation, trust administration, and real estate litigation.

Top California Trust and Estate Litigation Law Firm

Why Choose Hess-Verdon & Associates

  • Over 30 years with deep court experience
  • 3300+ clients throughout our tenure
  • Highest quality counsel that cares and fights for your legal rights
  • Aggressive legal representation
  • Save time and money
  • Peace of mind
Top California Trust and Estate Litigation Law Firm

“Definitely a firm that will “fight to the finish.”

Frances Gruben

Top California Trust and Estate Litigation Law Firm

“Absolutely top notch firm for handling all your estate planning matters.”

Dean Williams

Top California Trust and Estate Litigation Law Firm

“I have been working with this firm since 1994; you can’t beat a firm like this, that is so ethical and competent.”

Dixie Fisher