Mr. Laughton is an estate planning and elder law lawyer in his 35th year of law practice. He is committed to your peace of mind and solving your problems by providing personalized legal services in a highly ethical, professional, solution oriented, and cost effective manner.
In addition to providing timely and high quality legal services, Mr. Laughton is committed to educating the community about important estate planning and elder law issues through seminars to the public and privately to small interested groups.
He became associated with the old firm of Davis & Schroeder in 1978 and became a principal of that firm in 1984. The firm is now called The Law Offices of John D. Laughton, A Professional Law Corporation.
Mr. Laughton’s primary areas of practice today are estate planning and elder law. Such work includes advice concerning and preparation of Wills and Trusts, Medi-Cal planning including VA veteran’s benefits, and handling Probates and Trust Administrations for families. He also consults with clients on business and real estate matters, based on his 25 years of experience in those areas, that are often related to such estate planning.
Such work includes the formation of and the day-to-day counseling of corporations, sole proprietorships, general partnerships, (family) limited partnerships (FLP’s), and limited liability companies (LLC’s).
Related work includes the acquisition, operation and sale of such businesses, commercial leasing, and the purchase, sale or tax deferred exchange of residential and commercial real estate for such clients.
Mr. Laughton received his undergraduate degree with Distinction in General Scholarship from the University of California at Berkeley, and his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. Mr. Laughton is a member of the Californi
a State Bar and the American Bar Association, Sections on Real Property, Estates and Trusts. He is also a member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys (AAEPA) and The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAELA).
Mr. Laughton is admitted to practice before all of the courts of the State of California, including the California Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Federal Court, Northern District.
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