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Firm Overview

McCunn and McCunn LLP provides estate planning, divorce, family law, elder law, business formation and contract services. We practice in Placer County, Sacramento County and El Dorado County.
We enjoy establishing life-long personal relationships with our clients. We advise our clients throughout all of the major events in life: marriage, birth (or adoption), divorce, forming a business, entering a contract, planning for incapacity, and passing on one's legacy.
The focus of our estate planning, family law and elder law services is preserving the client's estate through these major events of one's life. The focus of our small business services is providing expertise developed working at Fortune 500 companies at an affordable price to small businesses.

McCunn and McCunn, LLP was started in 2007. We are a father and son team combining 37 years of estate planning experience and 12 years of business management experience.

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Main Office

Main
8780 Auburn Folsom Rd.
Granite Bay  CA  95746

Phone
  • (916) 773-6100
  • Granite Bay
Fax
  • (916) 773-6120

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Not free, but discounted: $150 for a one-hour consult, hourly rate.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

$300

Hourly Rates

$300

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00pm & Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Office Manager

Colleen Zolmer

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

Spanish and Farsi.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

The areas of estate planning, family law and business law have a common core goal: provisions for managing your personal and financial circumstances through all the vicissitudes of life, including emergency, incapacity and death. It provides me great personal joy to use my life experiences, financial planning and personal skills to help a family through such circumstances.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

Educated clients focus on the project before them and have a clear list of objectives. This makes it so much easier to advise and provide targeted, affordable services that deliver specific results.

Educated clients take their legal issues seriously, recognizing the law rarely gives second chances. They identify specific issues to resolve, prepare proactively, follow court procedures, and take personal ownership in solving relationship issues. Educated clients use litigation as a necessary tool for resolving serious areas of risk and conflict, not a means of paying back what has been forwarded onto them.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Absolutely. If you cannot afford an attorney, definitely call for a document review to ensure that you will not damage your rights with poor paperwork. Legal documents and judicial council forms must be drafted properly to ensure that the court will address your critical issues. Nothing frustrates the court quicker than poorly drafted documents or an attempt to raise issues not first presented via the proper documentation. Improper documents can lead to lost rights and needless expense.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

Yes. We provide each client with a written letter outlining how to respond to the procedure they will face at court. We provide training, including the use of outside experts, outlines of the case issues with the appropriate facts and law, and can even do a "dry-run" in our office. We prepare our clients so that they are ready for their court appearance and don't need to come up with answers on the fly.

Drummond T. McCunn

I have been an estate planning attorney for over 34 years in the San Francisco Bay Area.

I previously worked in Silicon Valley at Hewlett Packard and Cisco Systems as a manager of executive management consulting teams for 12 years.

My work experience negotiating and settling large contracts with Silicon Valley businesses such as Hewlett-Packard and Cisco honed my skill for settling tough issues. These management skills allow for strong control over even the toughest cases while tracking specific objectives like financial budgets. Further, the experience of working with many people on complex matters helped me develop strong relationship management skills, which enable me to defuse tough issues while remaining focused on end results.

We commit to each of our clients the following:

License
  • Bar Number: 253295
    California , 2007
Education
  • University of Pacific McGeorge School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 2007
    Sacramento, CA
    Worked in Family Law Clinic.
  • Duke University
    Bachelor of Science , 1989
    Durham, NC
    Biomedical and Electrical Engineering.

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