Matthew B Talbot (Walnut Creek, California)

Matthew B Talbot

Licensed for 11 years

Practice Area: Estate Planning, Trust Administration, Probate 5 more areas of practice + 5 more

Matthew B Talbot

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Serving Walnut Creek, CA view address

  • Serving Walnut Creek, CA view address

  • Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Member at firm Law Offices of Matthew B. Talbot

Serving Walnut Creek, CA view address

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

About Matthew B Talbot

Matthew is a top rated Elder Law and Estate Planning Attorney who focuses on Trust Law, Probate law, Conservatorships, Long-term Care Planning, Elder Abuse, and Special Needs. Matthew began his career in the field of trusts and estates, and expanded into elder law. He quickly realized that he enjoyed the personal nature of working in the estate and elder law fields.

He is committed to advocating on behalf of his clients, and has gained a reputation as a caring, responsive, and honest professional.

Mr. Talbot is deeply involved in his community. He has taught classes on behalf of the Contra Costa Bar Association to other attorneys, given talks for the Robert McGrath Ins of Court and Barristers As...

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Matthew is a top rated Elder Law and Estate Planning Attorney who focuses on Trust Law, Probate law, Conservatorships, Long-term Care Planning, Elder Abuse, and Special Needs. Matthew began his career in the field of trusts and estates, and expanded into elder law. He quickly realized that he enjoyed the personal nature of working in the estate and elder law fields.

He is committed to advocating on behalf of his clients, and has gained a reputation as a caring, responsive, and honest professional.

Mr. Talbot is deeply involved in his community. He has taught classes on behalf of the Contra Costa Bar Association to other attorneys, given talks for the Robert McGrath Ins of Court and Barristers Association, and served as a mentor for attorneys in the practice of Estate and Elder Law.

His commitment to outstanding service has earned him the prestigious Super Lawyer's Rising Star designation for 2016, Avvo's top rating of "Superb" in Elder Law, and Lead Counsel Rating in Estate Planning.

Matthew was admitted to the California bar in 2006 and has practiced probate law in Contra Costa County since 2006. He earned his J.D. at the University of San Francisco. He earned his Bachelor's Degree from the University of California Berkeley.

Matthew is a member of the Trusts and Estates section of the California State Bar. Additionally, he is a member of the Barristers section, Estate Planning and Probate section, Elder Law section, ADR Section, Solo and Small Firm Section, and Litigation section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association.

Matthew is on the Executive Board for the Robert G. McGrath American Inns Of Court. He is an active member of the Executive Board for Contra Costa County Senior Legal Services, on the board of directors for the Barristers Section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association, and a contributing member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. In addition, Matthew is a columnist for Contra Costa Lawyer Magazine and Lamorinda Weekly.

Matthew is also a California Notary Public.

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Areas of Law

  • Estate Planning
  • Trust Administration
  • Probate
  • Will and Trust Litigation
  • Conservatorships
  • Medical Planning
  • Elder Abuse
  • Special Needs Planning

Client Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • 100% client recommended 1 recommendation
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    5.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    5.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 submitted on 06/09/15

    Matthew is kind, responsive, direct and compassionate as he helped me navigate and resolve what were some of the most difficult issues I have faced. Read more

    Matthew is kind, responsive, direct and compassionate as he helped me navigate and resolve what were some of the most difficult issues I have faced.

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      5.0/5.0
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Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 9 reviews
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  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 12/09/16 in Probate Litigation

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    Outstanding attorney

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 12/09/16 in Conservatorship

    Excellent attorney Read more

    Excellent attorney

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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 12/09/16 in Trust Administration

    Fantastic attorney Read more

    Fantastic attorney

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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 12/09/16 in Estate Planning

    One of the best lawyers I know. Read more

    One of the best lawyers I know.

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      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 12/07/16 in Trust Administration

    Very knowledgeable, friendly, and professional. Someone with whom you can entrust will guide you through this, sometimes difficult, process. Read more

    Very knowledgeable, friendly, and professional. Someone with whom you can entrust will guide you through this, sometimes difficult, process.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 11/23/16 in Estate Planning

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 11/23/16 in Estate Planning

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 11/23/16 in Elder Abuse

    A very conscientious and thoughtful attorney. Effective in the courtroom and outside. Read more

    A very conscientious and thoughtful attorney. Effective in the courtroom and outside.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

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  • 4.4/5.0 by a Associate on 11/23/16 in Estate Planning

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      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
    • Communication

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      Credentials

      Position
      Member
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 2006, California
      Credit Cards Accepted
      Additional Payment Information
      Free initial consultation
      Fixed hourly rates
      Fixed fees available
      Law School Attended
      University of San Francisco School of Law
      Class of 2006
      J.D.
      University Attended
      University of California
      Class of 2003
      B.A.
      Associations & Memberships
      California State Bar
      Contra Costa Bar Association
      Trusts and Estate Section
      Elder Law Section
      Litigation Section
      Bar Fellowship
      Member, Criminal Conflicts Panel
      Member, Conservatorship Panel

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      Board Member, Contra Costa Senior Legal Services

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