During these unprecedented and unsettling times, we at Ginzburg & Bronshteyn, APC are focused on ensuring the health and safety of our clients and our community. Despite the challenges associated with this pandemic, we will continue to operate and are fully accessible to our clients by electronic mail, telephone, and other remote options.

You can count on us to provide the same level of high quality, uninterrupted services we have in the past, while implementing the preventative health and safety measures recommended by the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control.  We are standing by to assist you and may be contacted via telephone, email, fax, and mail.  We also have the capability of conducting multi-user meetings by teleconference.

We remain fully committed to our clients and their needs, and we send our sincerest wishes that everyone in our community stays safe and healthy.

Updates from Various Court Jurisdictions

The Los Angeles Superior Court – Probate Division announced that “Pursuant to Section 5 of the General Order of March 17, 2020 by Presiding Judge Kevin Brazile: Notice is hereby given that all matters on calendar in the Probate Division except hearings on temporary guardianship petitions, temporary conservatorship petitions and temporary restraining orders involving elders now set for March 17, 2020 through April 16, 2020, have been continued by the Court.  No appearance in court is allowed for those hearings. The parties shall receive further notice stating the specific time and date of the continuances in their case. The Court will also continue to hear ex parte petitions for relief.”

The Ventura County Super Court announced that “Beginning Thursday, March 19th, the court will resume limited operations. The majority of courtrooms and all clerk’s offices at all court locations will remain closed to the public. A small number of courtrooms will be operating to hear urgent criminal, juvenile, unlawful detainer and temporary restraining order issues only. This will continue through Friday, March 20th. The court will announce whether limited operations will continue based upon guidance provided by public health agencies by Friday, March 20th.”

Orange County Superior Court will be closed at most locations for approximately two weeks, from Tuesday, March 17, 2020 through Friday, March 27, 2020.

With respect to Probate the San Francisco Superior Court announced that “All in-person visits related to guardianship and conservatorship cases are suspended until April 15, 2020.  As suspension of in-person visits may result in initial appointment petitions being continued, the court invites counsel to file for temporary guardianships and conservatorships when the need to appoint a fiduciary is urgent.”

We work with our clients to simplify difficult problems, handle litigation over inheritance rights, provide clarity in pretrial discovery and mediation, find creative solutions, and provide continuous, thoughtful advice through resolution or trial (once the courts are setting trials again). We strive to thoroughly understand our clients’ family dynamics, businesses, and challenges and focus on outcomes that realize their personal goals and financial objectives.

Also, in light of Orders from Mayor Garcetti and Governor Newsom, are custody exchanges considered “essential activities”?

While in this unprecedented time parents should be able to get along for the best welfare of their children. Unfortunately, there is a segment of the population some that cannot agree on whether the sky is blue.  This may result in the need for Ex Parte Family Hearing and Orders to sort out custody arrangements.  We can help with such disputes.

Please contact an attorney to properly understand your rights and obligations as they relate to accounting in the context.  It is crucial to have appropriate advice throughout all stages of litigation. We provide invaluable, creative, efficient and cost-effective legal services. To discuss your needs and discover your options, consult the Los Angeles incapacity and estate planning attorneys at Ginzburg & Bronshteyn, APC. We serve clients in Los Angeles, Orange County, Ventura County, and throughout Southern and Northern California including Agoura Hills, Berkeley, Beverly Hills, Calabasas, Camarillo, Encino, Hermosa Beach, Hidden Hills, Irvine, Lake Sherwood, Malibu, Marin County, Oxnard, Pasadena, Palo Alto, San Francisco, San Rafael, Santa Barbara, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, Simi Valley, Tarzana, Thousand Oaks, Torrance, West Los Angeles,Westlake Village, and Woodland Hills. Our attorneys are renowned for producing high quality work and working diligently to achieve our client’s goals. If you or someone you know is dealing with a dispute over Family Law, the administration or execution of trust or estate in California, you should contact an experienced trusts and estates litigation attorney to ensure your interests are represented. We have developed a reputation for effective representation in complex and sophisticated matters as we guide you through the complex legal process. We are experienced in obtaining and defending against conservatorships. Our experienced Los Angeles conservatorship attorneys are here to help clients in Ventura County, Los Angeles, Orange County, Northern California and throughout Southern California defend their rights under the law. If you have questions about a loved one’s mental capacity, call the law firm of Ginzburg & Bronshteyn, APC at (310) 914-3222, (415) 465-6555, or (818) 787-1011, or reach us by using our online contact form.