Our Family Taking Care Of Your Family

Our Family Taking Care Of Yours – No Matter How You Define Family

We get it. Life is messy.  We all face a myriad of joys and challenges.  At Kristof & Kristof, we believe that all of this should be a part of the law; it should reflect your life.

Denise Kristof, our founding partner, is a member of the “Sandwich Generation” and understands how to care for an elderly parent, plan for your own retirement and needs, and help the younger generation through the world. Our founding partner brings an unusual level of empathy to the practice of law.

Kent Kristof is a well-regarded litigator who focuses on estate litigation. His work includes both representing clients during complex and contentious estate disputes and providing a strong grounding to the firm’s estate planning practice. Kent also holds an LLM in Estate Planning and Administration and is doctoral candidate in Juridical Science focused on probate in Los Angeles County.

Both partners at Kristof & Kristof, Attorneys at Law have significant experience outside of the law and can apply their life lessons to the practice of law.  Attorney M. Denise Kristof has vast experience in the business world, having been in charge of annualized budgets running in the millions of dollars.  Attorney M. Denise Kristof earned a dual Master of Science and Masters in Business Administration.  Attorney Kent L. Kristof founded a dot com before earning his Master of Arts in History.  Kristof & Kristof, Attorneys at Law offers legal assistance tempered and strengthened with life experience.

A Good Plan, At Every Stage Of Life

No matter where you are in life, a good plan is essential to protect you and your loved ones.  We have prepared plans for all sorts of people.  Young to old, healthy to facing cancer, using a wheelchair to looking forward to skydiving, caring for a developmentally disabled grandchild to just starting to make their own decisions.  Everyone over the age of 18 needs a plan.

Legal Experience To Help You And Yours

Both of the partners of Kristof & Kristof, Attorneys at Law have devoted themselves to understanding the plethora of issues that arise in the Probate Court arena.  Their practice centers on helping people through specific system, and how it affects other Courts.  M. Denise Kristof has been repeatedly invited to speak on these issues and has presented at such varied locations as senior centers and the conference rooms of skyscrapers.  Kent L. Kristof has been called upon to represent clients on Probate Court issues in civil courtrooms, judgment-creditor departments, and assorted Probate Courts.  Both Attorneys Kristof are members of the Court Appointed Counsel panel – a select group of attorneys called upon by the Courts to assist Proposed Conservatees.  From San Diego to Marin, Kristof & Kristof, Attorneys at Law has earned positive outcomes for their clients.