​​​We are a multilingual law firm and can accommodate clients in Tagalog, Spanish, Korean, Mandarin-Chinese, Cantonese and Greek, and are capable of providing interpreters as needed.

Estate Planning

  • Wills
  • Trusts: Revocable & Irrevocable
  • Power of Attorney
  • Advanced Health Care Directive
  • Advanced & International Planning
  • Ownership Protection Planning


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  • Incorporation, LLC, Partnerships
  • Buy Sell Agreements
  • Business Sales/Purchase
  • Intra-Family Business Transfer
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Advanced Tax Planning


Advocacy

  • Guardianship/Conservatorship
  • Will & Trust Contest
  • Trustee Representation
  • Beneficiary Representation
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Fraud


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Pictured above from our San Mateo Office: Roxanne Jen, Victoria Campbell, Kayla Beyer and Don Sweet.

R&A San Mateo • Bay Area

Our Rodnunsky & Associates San Mateo office provides legal counsel for clients in the Bay Area and throughout California. We focus on estate and business planning.

Initial meetings are complimentary.

Basic & Advanced Estate Planning in The Bay Area

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Our Team

Donald J. Sweet
don.sweet@rodnunskylaw.com


Mr. Sweet heads the San Mateo and the Orange office of Rodnunsky & Associates and holds the Accredited Estate Planner (AEP) designation from the National Association of Estate Planning Councils.


Roxanne T. Jen

roxanne.jen@rodnunskylaw.com


Ms. Jen works with individuals, families, and corporations on legal matters pertaining to trust and estate planning. She is a Certified Specialist in estate planning.


Victoria R. D. Campbell
victoria.campbell@rodnunskylaw.com


Ms. Campbell is an Associate Attorney and handles trust administration, estate planning and wills and trusts.


Kayla Beyer, Billing Coordinator

kayla.beyer@rodnunskylaw.com


Trahern Fox, Calendar Coordinator

trahern.fox@rodnunskylaw.com


Chiqui Pecache,
Appointment Coordinator

chiqui.pecache@rodnunskylaw.com



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Phone: 650-285-5400


Address:

2000 Alameda De Las Pulgas, Suite 154 San Mateo, CA 94403



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DID YOU KNOW...

Text Message –
Binding Contract?


Jul 13, 2016 | Posted by Don Sweet, Esq. AEP

A recent case in Massachusetts exhibits the strong potential for a court to find a text message response a sufficient writing to bind a party to a contract.

How often do we text with family and friends?  To what extent are text’s used in a business setting? When texting – do you give it the same weight as signing a contract? This case, regarding the sale of land, may provide insight in to future rules regarding the weight a court will place upon a text message relative to a written signature on a paper or electronic contract.

Remember, sales of land require a signed writing to satisfy the statute of frauds. As a general rule, we do not want homes being bought and sold on a verbal contract alone. In the merry old days of England, to feel the ‘weight’ of transferring land between buyer and seller, the deal might be closed  with the passing of dirt. Today, that concept is carried through by requiring a seller’s signature in ‘seising’ a buyer with real property. The advent of technology creates new challenges and opportunities. Consulting counsel early regarding best practices is strongly advised before executing real property transactions.

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