Estate Planning Lawyers Providing Reliable Counsel & Support for Clients in Southern California

Estate Planning is an important aspect of preserving your wealth in order to pass it on to the next generation. While the process of planning for what should happen to your assets after you pass away can seem rather unpleasant to most clients, working with a skilled estate planning attorney can make things easier and help you gain peace of mind.

At Barilari & Williams, LLP, our firm focuses on providing customized estate planning legal services and advice for clients in Pasadena, Long Beach, and across southern California. Contact us at 888-EST-PLAN to see how we can help.

Our Services

Advanced Healthcare

Trust Administration


Probate Litigation

Estate Planning

Special Needs

Trust Litigation


Why Is Estate Planning Important
to Preserve My Legacy?

Everyone wants to know that the future of their family is safe and that the things they worked so hard for can someday help maintain the quality of life of the next generation. However, without the proper plans and documents, there may be many roadblocks along the way that can jeopardize your ability to pass on your wealth to the people you want.

The proper estate plans can not only help you ensure your assets will end up in the right hands when you pass away but also ensure that your estate is shielded from unnecessary expenses. In addition, by including long-term care planning in your estate plans, you can rest assured that there is a plan in place so that you will be able to receive the care you need in accordance with your wishes.

At Barilari & Williams, LLP, our estate planning attorneys help you create an estate plan that caters to your unique needs and goals.

Meet Your Attorneys

Anthony S. “Tony” Barilari

Attorney At Law

LeRoy A. Williams

Attorney At Law

Working With Barilari & Williams, LLP

Educating Pasadena & Long Beach Families About
Their Estate And Related Rights







What Kind of Services Does an
Estate Planning Attorney Offer?

At Barilari & Williams, LLP, our attorneys are well-versed in a variety of estate planning matters. We can assist clients looking to plan for the future as well as those who have recently lost a loved one and need guidance to go through the steps of probating an estate or administering a trust. We can also assist clients with other issues such as Elder Law and special needs planning. Our main services include estate planning, probate, trust administration & litigation, elder law, wills, special needs planning, and more.

Our legal team has the knowledge and skills you need to guide you through the process of dealing with a loved one’s estate or crafting your own estate plans. If you are looking for quality, reliable counsel for all your estate planning needs in southern California, reach out to Barilari & Williams, LLP. We look forward to helping you!

Client Success Stories

LeRoy Williams of Barilari & Williams did my Estate Plan with compassion and patience. Making end-of-life decisions when you’re young and feel so alive can be scary and overwhelming, but making (…)

Kati H.

When Is the Right Time to Begin
Working on My Estate Plans?

It is easy to understand why many people prefer to procrastinate on the task of creating their estate plans, and some would rather avoid it altogether. The reality is everyone should have at least basic estate planning documents in place, regardless of how old they are and of whether they consider themselves wealthy or not.

Our firm seeks to make the process of putting together your estate plans as simple as possible. You can leverage our experience helping other clients as well as our knowledge of California and federal laws to build a custom estate plan to fit your needs. We know what works and what doesn’t and can provide important insights on potential risks and opportunities that may affect your estate plans. We know every person is unique and no estate plan is exactly the same. Contact one of our locations in Long Beach or Pasadena and schedule an appointment to discuss your estate planning questions and concerns.

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Why Should I Choose
Barilari & Williams, LLP?

At Barilari & Williams, LLP, estates are the only focus. We strive to offer high-quality, reliable legal services and advice for clients and their families across Southern California while treating every client with the professionalism, attention, and respect they deserve. Our attorneys can assist you with your estate planning matters regardless of the size and complexity of your assets. Our practice is built on honesty, trust, and communication. When you need help navigating probate, being an executor for a loved one’s estate or simply learning how to safeguard your legacy, reach out to the legal team at Barilari & Williams, LLP.

We have two convenient locations to serve you. Our Pasadena office is located only 15 miles from Los Angeles and easily accessible via CA-134 E and I-210, only 7 min from Rose Bowl Stadium and Brookside Park, and 21 minutes from Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR). You may also find us in Long Beach – our location is only 1 min away from the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center and 17 minutes from Long Beach Airport (LGB). Contact us at 888-EST-PLAN.