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The Urbatsch Law Firm PC provides comprehensive special needs and settlement planning from the nation’s leading experts.
Special Needs Planning
Special needs planning is a specialized area of the law that focuses on protecting public benefits for people with special needs, while at the same time facilitating a higher quality of life.
Minor’s Settlement Trust (aka 3611(g) Trust)
Settling a minor’s complaint adds a level of complexity to a lawsuit that can be daunting to even experienced practitioners. Those attorneys who resolve a minor’s lawsuit must comply with legal procedures designed to protect the minor.
The Urbatsch Law Firm, P.C. hosts the annual Special Needs Planning Symposium. A program for professionals who provide service to persons with disabilities. To learn more, click on www.SNTSymposium.com.
Meet Our Staff
Kevin Urbatsch, Esq.
Kevin Urbatsch is a principal of the special needs and settlement planning law firm, The Urbatsch Law Firm P.C. located in Pleasant Hill, California. Kevin also serves as National Director of the Academy of Special Needs Planners (ASNP), a national organization of special needs and settlement planning professionals. Kevin also serves as Editor-in-Chief of the NAELA Journal. Kevin is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. Kevin is also a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).
Jessica Farinas, Esq.
Jessica Farinas is an attorney at the special needs and settlement planning law firm, The Urbatsch Law Firm P.C. located in Pleasant Hill, California. She co-authored an article in Volume 24, Issue 1 of the 2018 California Trusts and Estates Quarterly entitled Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Accounts: A New Planning Tool for Persons with Disabilities.
Jessica Marmolejo is a Senior Paralegal at the special needs and settlement planning law firm, The Urbatsch Law Firm P.C. located in Pleasant Hill, California. Jessica’s primary focus is to assist Kevin Urbatsch, Principal and Jessica Farinas, Associate in all aspects of the special needs planning, settlement planning and related practice areas to ensure timely, thorough and overall excellent service to meet the needs of their clients. Jessica joined the Urbatsch team in June 2017 to provide a truly personal and professional experience to their clients.
Ruth Elizondo is a Junior Paralegal at The Urbatsch Law Firm, P.C. located in Pleasant Hill, California. Ruth works directly with attorney Jessica Farinas in settlement planning, special needs planning, trust administration, among other areas Ms. Farinas works on. Ruth joined the team in November 2019 and quickly picked up the concepts she was trained on, delivering work of the best quality to the firm and clients.
Denise Chacon is the Executive Assistant to Kevin Urbatsch, Principal and Jessica Farinas, Associate at The Urbatsch Law Firm P.C. located in Pleasant Hill, California. Denise brings over a decade of experience in Customer Service and Organization Development.