Trusts, Wills, Estate Planning, & Elder Law
Serving Butte County and all of Upstate California
Welcome to the estate planning and family law office of Attorney MICHAEL W. COOPER on Paradise Ridge in beautiful Butte County, California. Mr. Cooper represents individuals, families, and small business owners throughout Northern California in all aspects of estate planning, business planning, life care planning, wealth preservation, asset protection, and family law. His primary purpose is to provide each of his clients with the information and resources they need to be successful with their estate plans and family transitions. He is a knowledgeable estate planning and family lawyer who understands the value of establishing long-term relationships of trust and confidence with his clients
Mr. Cooper handles his clients’ living trusts, wills, probate administration, trust administration, and advanced estate planning matters with diligence and care, based on 29 years of experience as an Attorney and Counselor at Law in California. This includes preparation of Durable Powers of Attorney for Health Care and Durable Powers of Attorney for Asset Management.
He helps small businesses with business and tax planning, and coordination of business strategies with long-term plans for business management succession, family legacies and charitable giving.
Mr. Cooper also assists individuals and families in transition, with adoptions, guardianships, conservatorships, special needs trusts for the disabled, pre-marital, marital and life-partner agreements, asset protection, wealth preservation and life care planning for elderly and disabled persons.
In cases where divorce or dissolution of a marriage or personal relationship is unavoidable, Mr. Cooper can help you. Besides being a highly trained, experienced and knowledgeable family lawyer, he is personally and professionally sensitive to the concerns of his clients and their children during the period of transition. California law authorizes both mediation and collaborative practice in family law. These are helpful process options for families in transition, aiming for resolution of differences with minimal conflict and little or no litigation. Ask Mr. Cooper about these options.
Whether you are planning for a new or growing family, are starting a new business or managing an established one, or in need of an attorney for estate planning, probate, trust administration, life care planning, or family law, Mr. Cooper can help you.
House Calls and Talk Time
If you live in Chico, Paradise, Magalia, or anywhere in Butte County, you can meet with Mr. Cooper at your place of business, your home, his office, or the venue of your choice. If you’re outside Butte County, you can meet with him when he’s in your town, or by phone or webex conference. In either case, there’s never a charge for the first meeting. This is a real value. As Abraham Lincoln said, “A lawyer’s time and advice is his stock in trade.”
Contact Mr. Cooper’s Law Office
If you have questions about planning your estate, probate, administering an estate or trust, business or tax planning, life care planning, or divorce or dissolution of a marriage or partnership, or if you’re ready to begin any of these, it’s a good idea for you to speak with an experienced attorney. Mr. Cooper has helped a great number of individuals and families in California with their estate planning, probate, trust administration, business, and family law matters. His clients always receive the prompt, personalized and professional service they deserve.
Call Mr. Cooper’s law office today, at 530-877-1383, or toll free at 888-838-5093, or complete the contact form on this website. He or his staff will contact you to set up a free initial consultation. The office location is at 9001 Skyway, Paradise, CA 95969
Mr. Cooper is available to work with estate planning, probate, trust administration, business, and family law clients throughout Northern California, including Chico, Oroville, Paradise, Magalia, or anywhere in Butte County, Glenn County, Plumas County, Tehama County, Shasta County, Trinity County, Lassen County, Siskiyou County, Modoc County, Del Norte County, Humboldt County, Sierra County, Nevada County, Placer County, El Dorado County, Yuba County, Sutter County, Colusa County, Lake County, Mendocino County, and all of Upstate California.