Trusts and Estates

About the Section

The ACBA Trusts and Estates Section provides Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) programs and networking opportunities for trust and estate attorneys.

To join the section, please contact our Membership Department at (510) 302-2200 or


Upcoming Programs

Trusts and Estates Study Group

Members of the ACBA Trusts and Estates Section and EBTEL are invited to attend monthly meetings of the ACBA Trusts and Estates Study Group. The Study Group meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the ACBA from 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM. The study group is an opportunity for both new and experienced practitioners to ask practice questions, collaborate and learn.

Please visit for events


Access Information regarding Probate Cases Online!

The documents filed in probate cases are visible on DOMAIN Web here. This applies to all filings after January 30, 2006, with certain exceptions.

For confidential case types, conservatorship and guardianship, images remain inaccessible on the web; (California Rule of Court 7023). The Probate Operations Committee identified other confidential case types and filings that will not have images on the web.

The rule for Probate Examiner's Checklist has not changed. The checklist is visible on all Probate cases from June 2003 on.

If you have any questions, you may contact the Office of Information Technology Help Desk at (510) 208-3966 ext. 32255.


The Executive Committee

Beth Hodess

OnPoint Legal Counsel, PC
440 Grand Avenue, Suite 300
Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 569-8558
Beth Hodess      
Lauren Peebles

The Law Office of Lauren N. Peebles
505 14th Street, Suite 900
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 588-8445
Lauren Peebles
Holly Trief

Holly Trief  
Hadassah Hayashi

Membership & Education Manager
1000 Broadway, Suite 480
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 302-2200
Hadassah Hayashi


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