Thomas Bonte, Attorney at Law

Experienced Stanislaus County Divorce Lawyer,Experienced Stanislaus County Family Law Attorney,Stanislaus Wills,Trusts Lawyer specializing in Probate

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Firm Overview

I am sole practitioner since 1994. The focus of Thomas Bonte, Attorney at law is civil litigation, family law and probate litigation.

Example cases

I have handled probate litigation, probate administration, trust litigation, family law, divorce, property division, child and spousal support issues, custody and visitation issues, etc. over the past 22 years.

Main Office

Main
1300 10th Street
Suite A
Modesto  CA  95954

Phone
  • (209) 522-1850
Fax
  • (209) 523-1850

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Yes. I do provide a free initial consultation.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

None. I work on an hourly rate.

Hourly Rates

$250

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Office Manager

None

Emergency After Hours

No

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

The areas that I have selected to practice in seem especially suited to my life experience.

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

The more informed the client is on legal issues, the more productive the attorney client relationship is.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Yes.

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

Yes.

Thomas Bonte

Prior to opening to my own firm in 1994, I was employed by a small firm in the Bay Area and a state wide insurance litigation firm.

Prior to my legal career, I was a banker and during years in college, and I did factory work to help pay for my education.

Integrity. Experience. Empathy.

I am aggressive when necessary and am candid with clients. I do not pull punches.

Personal interests:

I enjoy wood working, sailing, photography and the outdoors.

License
  • Bar Number: 121890
    California , 1985
Education
  • Santa Clara University Law School
    Juris Doctorate , 1984
    Santa Clara, CA
    Community Service Award
  • University of California at Davis
    Bachelor of Arts , 1975
    Davis, CA
    American Studies

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