Ronald M. Kabrins

Compassionate attorney providing quality legal service for more than 45 years

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Firm Overview

Ronald M. Kabrins in Beverly Hills, California represents individuals in Los Angeles County in matters of estate planning, trust and estate administration, mediation and more. Ronald M. Kabrins has more than 45 years of experience advising clients and helping to develop effective estate planning strategies, appropriately administer trusts and estates, minimize taxes and amicably settle related disputes through mediation. He listens to your concerns in order to understand your individual legal needs and applies his extensive knowledge to help ensure a positive outcome. He is compassionate and pays attention to the details to provide high-quality legal advice and secure your peace of mind. He is more than willing to tackle the challenges of your case to help you secure the future. His clients trust him to deliver results. Call Ronald M. Kabrins today to schedule a consultation and find out how the firm can help you with your estate needs.

Preeminent practice serving clients with professionalism:
Ronald M. Kabrins has been AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, nationally recognized for his estate planning needs after a rigorous peer review process. His reputation is a testament to his skill and ability to represent you. His approach to your case is:

-Professional Ronald M. Kabrins' professional demeanor helps him secure results for his clients. He treats every client with respect and genuinely listens to your concerns. He develops strategies and executes them smoothly to take the burden off of you. In mediation, his calm presence makes him an effective negotiator.

-Experienced He has more than four decades of experience helping his clients secure their future and addressing their legal needs. He fully applies his knowledge to your case to help ensure you reach your goals.

-Effective He is committed to effectively representing you in your estate matter. He is well-known for obtaining results and dedicates his attention to the benefit of each client.

Seasoned attorney focused on various estate planning and administration matters:
Ronald M. Kabrins focuses on delivering effective legal services in matters of estate planning, trust and estate administration, mediation and more.

-Estate planning In his estate planning practice, he helps clients in planning for the future and the future of their families with issues including estate tax issues, selecting an executor and trustee, and related matters.

-Trust and estate administration He helps clients in all matters relating to trust and estate administration, including investment of assets, management of assets, preparation of accountings, preparation of tax returns and distributions to beneficiaries.

-Mediation In mediation, he is an experienced mediator who can help you secure the best possible settlement or arrangement while preserving an amiable relationships in estate-related disputes.
Main Office

Main Office
9401 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1250
Beverly Hills  CA  90212

Phone
  • 310-550-8076
Fax
  • 310-550-7518
Estate Planning
Preserving your family's wealth for future generations
Whether you're planning the parameters of your future medical care or establishing support for loved ones upon your death, Ronald M. Kabrins in Beverly Hills, California can help with all aspects of trusts and estates issues, including:
-Estate planning
-Estate tax issues
-Choosing the appropriate executor
-Guardianships
-Living wills
-Living trusts
-Wills drafting

Securing your legacy:
You work hard for your family, so knowing that you have planned for their long-term well-being and financial security can bring you comfort. Ronald M. Kabrins thoroughly analyzes your estate and strategizes the best means of transferring your assets, minimizing taxes, establishing guardianship for your children, caring for your pets, supporting personal philanthropic causes and protecting your loved ones.

Draft your living will and last will and testament:
A will is essential at every stage of your life. Your living will sets the parameters for medical intervention should you become incapacitated. This assures that when you are most vulnerable, your wishes will be honored.

Your last will provides the opportunity to distribute your property, establish care for your children and otherwise express your wishes upon your death. A will is necessary if you intend to leave property to a person or entity other than a blood relative, such as a domestic partner, a friend or a charity. If you die without a will, the court determines how your property is distributed, who cares for your children and even what happens to your pet, making decisions that might not reflect your desires.

Ronald M. Kabrins can draft valid wills that ensure your intentions are honored.

Changing your will:
As your life changes, so might your estate plan. You may need to update your will throughout your life. Ronald M. Kabrins drafts valid codicils that address changes in your financial situation, marital status, number of children, philanthropic interests and general lifestyle decisions.

Appointment of guardianship:
If you have minor children, your will allows you to make decisions about their future care. This is especially crucial if you are a single parent or if both parents die in a common incident. If you do not name a guardian, the court will appoint a guardian for your children and can make decisions adverse to your ultimate parenting goals. You can also make arrangements for your pets' care in your will, including naming a guardian to take responsibility for your pets.

Ronald M. Kabrins

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Practice Areas:
-Estate and Gift Taxation
-Estate Planning
-Mediation
-Wills
-Probate
-Trust and Estate Administration

Admitted:
1964, California

Awards:
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell since 1982

Law School:
University of California at Los Angeles
Class of 1963
LL.B.

University:
University of California at Los Angeles
Class of 1960
B.S.
with highest honors

Birthplace:
Los Angeles, California

Associations & Memberships:
Beverly Hills (Chairman, Probate and Trusts Committee, 1970-1971) and Los Angeles County Bar Associations; State Bar of California.

Certifications:
Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law and Taxation Law, The State Bar of California Board Of Legal Specialization

Biography:
Order of the Coif; Phi Alpha Delta; Beta Gamma Sigma. Member, U.C.L.A. Law Review, 1961-1963. Certified Public Accountant, California, 1961 (inactive). Selected, for 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, as one of the Super Lawyers in Estate Planning/Trusts, Los Angeles, Magazine. Author: "The Baptism of Section 2039 - A New Look at Estate Taxation of Employee Death Benefits Under Nonqualified Plans," 10 U.C.L.A. Law Review 619, 1963; "Using Life Insurance to Fund Buy-Sell Agreements," Prentice-Hall Tax Ideas, 1985. Lecturer, Seventh Annual Conference on Estate Planning, New York University Institute on Federal Taxation, 1986. Former Member, Board of Trustees, Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles. Former Member, Board of Directors, Jewish Federation Council, Greater Los Angeles. Former Member, Board of Trustees and Current Member, Advisory Board, Jewish Community Foundation of JFC of GLA. Former Member, Probate Mediation Panel of Los Angeles Superior Court.
Education
  • University of California at Los Angeles
    LL.B. , 1963
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