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WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATES

The Law Office of Jeffrey B. Pape, P.C., is committed to helping individuals in Clovis, Fresno and throughout California protect their assets and plan ahead for the future. Attorney Jeffrey Pape offers pointed advice on probate and estate planning, including developing wills and trusts.  Learn More

BUSINESS LAW

The Law Office of Jeffrey B. Pape provides comprehensive Legal Services in the Formation, Operation, Taxation of California Businesses, and Change in Ownership. He works with individuals, professionals and business owners throughout California in a broad range of business and litigation matters. We are a results-focused business law firm that will stand by your side.  Learn More

TAXATION

Your business structure impacts everything from day-to-day operations, ability to raise capital, how much taxes you pay and how much of your personal assets are at risk. You should choose a business structure that gives you the right balance of legal protections and benefits. As a result, you need to choose your business structure carefully. While you may convert to a different business structure in the future, there may be restrictions based on your location. This could also result in tax consequences and unintended dissolution, among other complications.  We have the expertise to help you weigh your options.  Learn More

LEGAL BLOG

Responsibilities and Duties of A Trustee: What to Do when Grantor is Incapacitated.

So, you have taken on the responsibility of being a trustee for someone. You may have a million questions running through your head, as well as what to do when the grantor becomes incapacitated. Read ahead to resolve your worries and anxiety over handling a trust. How Will I Know if the Grantor is Incapacitated? …

COVID-19 UPDATE

These are challenging times. The rapid spread of COVID-19 has caused major disruptions to virtually all aspects of our lives. Churches are closed. Schools are closed. Small, “non-essential” businesses are closed. The healthcare system is at a breaking point. We ask, or should be asking ourselves, questions about Estate Plan arrangements, especially if it’s not …

LEGAL SERVICES

The lawyers at the Law Office of Jeffrey B. Pape, P.C. , are committed to helping individuals in Clovis, Fresno and throughout California protect their assets and plan ahead for the future. Attorney Jeffrey Pape offers pointed advice on probate and estate planning, including developing wills and trusts.

Our securities practice and is one of the most well-known and respected Fresno securities arbitration attorneys in the area. He is known as a tough, but fair advocate and for his in-depth knowledge of the law. He offers the litigation experience your case can benefit from.

Our lawyers work with individuals, professionals and business owners throughout California in a broad range of business and litigation matters. We are results-focused business attorneys who will stand by your side.

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CONTACT LAW OFFICE OF JEFFREY B. PAPE, P.C.

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ABOUT LAW OFFICE OF JEFFREY B. PAPE, P.C.

The Law Office of Jeffrey B. Pape, P.C. , is dedicated to providing committed legal counsel for its California clients. We are seasoned trial lawyers with extensive legal skills and abilities. Whether your situation requires mediation, arbitration or litigation, we are prepared to work through the issues you face with persistence and commitment.

ATTENTION AND EXPERIENCE MATTERS

At the Law Office of Jeffrey B. Pape, P.C. , we offer small firm personal service with large firm experience. You get the benefit of working directly with your attorney throughout the entire legal process without paying the price of a large firm. Our team is distinguished in many ways and widely respected in the legal community. We each have more than 30 years of legal experience, much of which has been focused on the areas of law we practice now.

*AV PREEMINENT RATED ATTORNEYS

Both attorneys Jeffrey Pape and Scott Shewan have obtained *AV Preeminent ratings by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest peer rating for both ethics and legal abilities. Very few law firms in the area are led by a team where all attorneys have achieved this rating. In addition, both our attorneys have been selected for inclusion in Northern California Super Lawyers magazine. Regardless of the legal issue you face, you know that when working with the attorneys at our firm you have a recognized and respected legal advocate handling your case.

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CONTACT THE LAW OFFICE OF JEFFREY B. PAPE, P.C.

Please contact the lawyers at our firm at 800-797-5677 to schedule an appointment to discuss your legal situation. We handle cases in Clovis, Fresno and the surrounding California areas.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.