Crabtree Schmidt

  • Established in 1936
  • Firm Size 4
  • Attorney at Law
  • Peer Reviews

    4.3/5.0 (7)
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About this firm

Our firm's history dates back to 1936, when Les Cleary and William Zeff formed Cleary and Zeff. Throughout our firm's history, our attorneys have frequently been appointed to judgeships. William Zeff was appointed to the judgeship of the Stanislaus County Superior Court in 1965. Edward Dean Price was appointed to the Federal Bench. Hurl W. Johnson is a former partner and a retired judge, and is currently working as a mediator in Stanislaus County. Thomas D. Zeff and Nan Cohan Jacobs were appointed to the Stanislaus County Superior Court and continue to serve as judges.
Our firm has continuously been listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Directory of Preeminent Lawyers. We are a trusted source of legal guidance for clients from Modesto, Merced and throughout the surrounding region.

A Trusted Source of Legal Guidance
At Crabtree Schmidt, our clients trust us enough to refer their friends and family members to us. In fact, most of our clients come from referrals and repeat business.
We handle a broad range of legal matters for clients throughout the region, including farmers, businesses and individuals in Stanislaus County, Merced County and San Joaquin County.

The scope of our practice includes estate planning, probate, business law, real estate law, secured transactions, agriculture law, civil litigation and creditor bankruptcy.

Areas of Practice (52)

Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • Business
  • Corporate Matters
  • Civil Litigation/Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Law
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Estate Planning/Wills
  • Trusts
  • Estate Administration/Litigation
  • Mediation/Arbitration
  • Real Estate Law
  • Secured Transactions.
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Trust Litigation
  • Trust Law
  • Probate
  • Estate Administration
  • Probate Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate
  • Agricultural Law
  • Creditors Rights in Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Secured Transactions
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Formation
  • Business Litigation
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Business Dissolutions
  • Human Resources Law
  • Contracts
  • Easements
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Energy
  • Utility Law
  • Wills
  • Contested Wills
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Advance Directives
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Transactions
  • Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Mechanics Liens
  • Farm and Ranch Law
  • Corporate Contracts
  • Business Successions
  • Successions
  • Corporate Successions
  • Employment Law
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Limited Partnerships
  • Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Commercial Bankruptcy

People (4)

Business Law, Contracts, Corporate Law, Civil Litigation

Peer Reviews
4.0/5.0 (1) Review

Litigation, Civil Litigation, Construction Defects, Construction Law, Contracts, Personal Injury, Employment Law, Wrongf ...

Peer Reviews
4.0/5.0 (2) Reviews

Estate Planning, Probate, Trusts, Business Law, Real Estate, Civil Litigation

Peer Reviews

Business Law, Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Banking Law, Creditor Law, Agricultural Law, Creditor Bankruptcy

Peer Reviews
4.2/5.0 (4) Reviews

Peer Reviews

4.3/5.0 (7 reviews)
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Bar Registry

  • Business Law

Locations (1)

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