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Comprehensive Representation | Excellent Client Service
Hess-Verdon - A Firm You Can Trust
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Who we are

Hess-Verdon is one of the strongest and most sophisticated Orange County Law Firms. Learn how to Find the Right Trust, Probate, Business and Real Estate Attorney. Contact Us Today.

Who we are?
Who we are?
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Hess-Verdon & Associates PLC, the premiere Orange County Trust & Estates law firm, is headquartered in Newport Beach, California. Over the past 29 years, our firm has advised thousands of clients.

Whether you are looking for a Trusts & Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate Litigation matters, Hess-Verdon handles cases throughout the state of California.

HEADQUARTERED in Fashion Island-And serving our community!

Why Hess-Verdon is Highly Sought After!

dedication and client centered service!

Our lawyers have years of real-world experience and are published practitioners, accomplished lecturers; veteran litigators; skilled negotiators; and thoughtful advisers.

 

Choosing the Right Law Firm is Paramount

Are you at a crossroads and in need of an experienced attorney to review your situation

If so, read on.

No matter who you are, whether a Trustee, Beneficiary, Business entity, real estate business partners and so on, requires experienced representation. It requires an experienced and knowledgeable law firm to ensure your rights are protected during each step of any dispute process.  

It’s imperative to be patient and steadfast in selecting experienced and professional counsel. 

The last thing one needs is to lose focus on day-to-day matters. 

What Should I Consider in Achieving Good Counsel?

You need comprehensive, results-driven legal counsel to drive this issue to an amicable negotiation. And if you desire mediation or arbitration, whichever benefits your situation, our firm has been representing business owners and family businesses for over 30 years.

With that said, if there is no alternative, then protect your rights through the legal system!

The firm’s founding principles and its dedication to a proven philosophy of client-centered service have remained unchanged.

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Have Your Case Reviewed Today

Call 949-706-7300

Serving State: California, Southern California

Serving Counties: Orange County, Los Angeles County, Riverside & San Bernardino County, San Diego County

Serving cities: Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Costa Mesa, Laguna Beach, Newport Coast, Corona Del Mar, Santa Ana, Anaheim, San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente, Buena Park, Fullerton, Orange, Lake Forest, Laguna Hills, Garden Grove, Tustin, Yorba Linda, Fountain Valley, Westminster, Dana Point, Rancho Santa Margarita, North Tustin, Seal Beach, Los Alamitos, Villa Park, Ladera Ranch, Placentia, Laguna Woods, Aliso Viejo, Coto De Caza, State of California

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Why Choose Us?

What Does a Hess-Verdon Lawyer do?

Protect Your Rights!  For over 29+ years, our experience in estate planning, business and commercial litigation allows us to gear up more quickly and handle your case more efficiently. You receive answers to substantive law questions and recommendations for settlement or litigation strategy sooner and with less research time.

Our firm can make a difference in your case!

We efficiently and economically work to secure a results-driven outcome!

Hess-Verdon & Associates is one of the most reliable and most sophisticated law firms — experienced in the state of California at both the trial and appellate levels. Our law firm has spent years acquiring extensive experience in trial preparation, strategy, and trial presentation to help you with your specific case.

Schedule an appointment today. Our specialized team is ready to assist you.

Call 949-706-7300.

We are one of the Top Trust and Estates, Business Litigation Law Firms in Orange County

We are here to bring Peace of Mind!

Competent, Aggressive Legal Representation, Well Established

Get Smart & Strategic Legal Advice. Your Business deserves it!

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Hess-Verdon & Associates, PLC

A Professional Law Corporation

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Jillyn Hess-Verdon

Managing Partner

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Keith Van Dyke

Partner

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James R. Cunningham

Senior Associate - Attorney

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R. Kurt Ketchum

Associate Attorney

Fee Arragements Include:

  • Hourly fees, regular rates, structured rates, and custom rates to meet your particular needs.
  • Contingent Fees if the merits and nature of your case warrant.
  • Part hourly/part contingent fees.
  • Enforce provisions to make your opponent pay your fees.
  • Fixed Fees.
  • Retainers.
  • Cooperate with corporate legal department policies.
  • There is generally no charge to a new client for an initial one-hour consultation.
  • Second opinions on the handling of your case can be rendered on favorable terms, in some cases, at no charge.

We work with you to keep your fees to a minimum by designing a strategy that gets the maximum result. We work diligently to promote a favorable settlement with the least expenditure of time.

We have successfully represented a large variety of clients. The successful outcome of any given case, which is always dependent upon its specific facts, can never be guaranteed.

In some matters, when we negotiate some or all of the attorney fees on a contingency basis, the client may be held responsible for advanced costs.  

Some of the advanced costs (including, but not limited to)

  • Deposition fees, filing fees, witness fees, etc. when there is no recovery.