With offices located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Franklin Parrish has a law practice devoted to the area of estate planning, as well as Post-Mortem Trsut Administration. He has built his practice on a single unbending principle: to provide the finest estate planning services at a reasonable and appropriate cost to clients. Mr. Parrish recognizes that each client’s personal estate planning needs and goals are unique unto themselves and that the size of a client’s estate is not synonymous with its complexity.
Mr. Parrish has assisted clients from all over the world with their estate planning needs. His practice provides estate planning expertise to a diverse clientele composed of traditional married couples, same sex married couples, unmarried couples, single parents with minor and “special needs” children, as well as recently divorced and widowed clients. In designing personalized estate plans Mr. Parrish assists clients in avoiding unnecessary income and estate taxation, as well as probate, through creative property titling techniques including Revocable Living Trusts, Irrevocable Trusts, “Assets Protection” Trusts, “Special Needs” Trusts, Durable Power of Attorneys, and Pour-Over Wills.
With in excess of three decades of experience Mr. Parrish’s law practice is also frequently involved in Post-Mortem Trsut Administration. When a client dies with a properly drafted estate plan, Mr. Parrish assists surviving spouse’s and other family members, as well as their fiduciaries (i.e., Executors, Trustees) in the proper administration of Trusts and other estate settlement documents to fulfill the goals of a client’s estate plan. This often involves assisting elderly clients, disabled clients, as well as their care givers.
Mr. Parrish has been awarded an “AV Rating.” by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. Such rating signifies that his legal abilities and ethical conduct are of the very highest standards. He is a graduate with high distinction from the Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences (1972) and holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) Degree from the Indiana University School of Law (1975). Mr. Parrish received his Charter Life Underwriter (CLU) designation from The American College (1981) and his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation from The College For Financial Planning (1983).
In addition, Mr. Parrish is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, The California and Indiana State Bar Associations, The American Bar Association, The San Francisco Estate Planning Council, The Mount Diablo Estate Planning Council, The Society Of Financial Service Professionals, and The Financial Planning Association. Please visit Mr. Parrish’s website at: www.parrishestatelaw.com for more information regarding his law practice.
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