Stuart G. Schmidt

Stuart G. Schmidt: Attorney with Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth A Professional Law Corporation
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Stuart Schmidt received his J.D. with Great Distinction from McGeorge School of Law in 1997, where upon graduation he was admitted to the Order of the Coif, a nationally recognized honor society. Stuart has an LL.M. degree (Masters of Laws) in Taxation and has been certified as a specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the California State Bar, Board of Legal Specialization. He is a member of the Silicon Valley and the Santa Clara County Bar Associations.

Stuart counsels individuals and families about their wealth and succession planning and guides trustees and executors through the complexities of post-death administration of complex trusts and estates. Stuart has planned over 500 individual estates and has administered hundreds of estates and trusts. Although Stuart often assists his clients in resolving trust and probate disputes of all types, he particularly enjoys the planning process when the entire family, with multiple generations, becomes involved. Stuart brings creative and cutting edge techniques to the planning process and also a sensitivity to the personal and family issues involved in the process. His skills as a clear communicator make complicated estate planning concepts and strategies understandable to his clients.

Stuart was raised in Los Altos Hills and is the second youngest of nine children. He understands family dynamics, which makes him well suited for assisting clients in planning and implementing their estate plans. Stuart lives in Los Altos Hills with his wife and three children. He enjoys spending time with his family, as well as snow skiing, bicycling and traveling

(Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization)

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Estate Planning
  • Trust Administration
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Conservatorship
  • Probate Litigation
  • Estate Litigation
  • Trust Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
408-356-3000  Phone
408-354-8839  Fax
University Attended:
University of California at Santa Barbara, B.A., 1994
Law School Attended:
McGeorge School of Law, J.D., Great Distinction, 1997; Golden Gate University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation
Year of First Admission:
1997, California
( Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization )

Peer Reviews

4.0/5.0 (1 review)
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Los Gatos, California

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