Agriculture, Business and Estate Planning Law Firm Sacramento, California
Protect your business, your family and your assets
People often need an attorney that they can trust to handle all their legal matters. Attorney Anthony Van Ruiten provides clients with comprehensive legal services aimed at protecting your assets throughout life. Anthony represents clients throughout Northern California in a wide variety of state and federal proceedings, and related litigation including:
-Agriculture & Water Law
-Business & Tax Law
-Estate Planning & Probate Law
-Real Estate Law
Whether you need assistance forming a business entity, handling a business transaction, an agricultural issue, or an estate planning matter, attorney Anthony Van Ruiten will help you find the best possible solution.
A lawyer who knows how to take care of business
Attorneys often fail to understand the realities of the business world. Attorney Anthony Van Ruiten is not one of them. Before becoming an attorney, Anthony earned a M.B.A and spent more than 20 years running a business in California. This experience has made him uniquely qualified to handle complex business and agricultural law matters. He has experience representing clients in state and federal courts, and before regulatory agencies. State agencies include the State Water Resources Control Board, the Department of Fish & Game, the Department of Water Resources, the Department of Pesticide Regulation, and the Department of Food & Agriculture. Federal agencies include USDA (Farm Service Agency and Natural Resources Conservation Service), Bureau of Reclamation and the Environmental Protection Agency. With a business background as the foundation for his law practice, Anthony provides clients with a practical, hands-on approach that they are unlikely to find anywhere else. He works closely with his clients to help them fully understand their legal options. Additionally, he provides solution-oriented advice that protects their legal interests and optimizes their financial interests. As part of this solution-oriented approach, he has limited his practice to focus on areas where he can leverage his extensive experience in tax planning, strategic management and finance. Anthony has also developed an expertise in estate planning and probate that compliments his business practice. In law and in business, it is often all about the numbers. Anthony Van Ruiten is an attorney who knows how to make those numbers work for you.
The experience you need. The results you deserve.
From his office in Sacramento, attorney Anthony Van Ruiten represents clients throughout Northern California, including Colusa, Yuba City, Roseville, Elk Grove, Lodi, Napa, Woodland and all surrounding areas. We are located at: 980 9th Street, 16th Floor, Sacramento, California 95814. Call today at 916-449-9949 or contact the firm online to schedule an initial consultation.
980 9th St., 16th Floor
Sacramento CA 95814
Attorney Anthony Van Ruiten has an extensive business background that is unique among attorneys.
With a background in business that spans over 25 years, Anthony is able to provide clients with comprehensive legal advice from a business viewpoint. Practical legal advice that is useful in the real world. Successful business owners want to work with a professional who is not only an expert in his or her field, but one who understands the needs of business. Anthony Van Ruiten is a legal professional who understands the numerous issues facing California business owners. His comprehensive legal counsel includes authoritative legal analysis, consideration of the practical issues associated with implementation and inquiry into potential business synergies. The comprehensive legal counsel provided by attorney Anthony Van Ruiten can be leveraged by clients to enhance their business operations.
After graduating from business school, Anthony worked as a management consultant. From there he pursued a business career, ultimately reaching the level of CEO.
Anthony went on to earn his law degree and began his legal career with a large California law firm. He worked in the firm's Sacramento office representing both private clients and public agencies. During those years, Anthony gained valuable experience in a wide range of both transactional and litigation matters. In 2011, Anthony established Van Ruiten Law Corporation and now serves clients all over northern California in the areas of agriculture, business and estate planning.
Anthony gives each matter the personal attention it deserves. He personally meets with each client to evaluate their case and together with the client develops a plan of action. Anthony strives to provide his clients with superior legal advice in a timely and cost efficient manner.
Anthony believes that clients are best served by providing superior transactional advice and avoiding litigation. To this end, Anthony has over 20 years of experience in business and law. Anthony's unique combination of education and experience enables him to provide comprehensive legal advice on business and wealth succession matters. His clients benefit directly from his ability to evaluate and understand the legal and practical issues involved in a client matter. His real world background in business, strategic planning, resource allocation, and tax planning provide the foundation for his law practice.
With this foundation, Anthony is able to assist clients in a manner that is unique in the legal field. His advice and counsel includes "walking through" a proposed solution with a client to ensure that it achieves their goals and does not create any unintended consequences. Contracts and agreements are tailored to meet the specific objectives of the client.
Anthony's business background also includes agriculture. As an Agricultural Law Attorney, Anthony is very familiar with agriculture and water in California. This specialization enables him to effectively represent his farmer and rancher clients in the complex environment that is California agriculture. He routinely prepares regulatory filings for USDA Farm Service Agency, the Bureau of Reclamation, the California Department of Water Resources and county agricultural commissioners. He has also served on numerous boards and commissions involving agriculture and water.
Trusts, Wills & Probate Attorney
As an Estate Planning Lawyer, Anthony understands that an estate plan is a very personal set of documents. Further, for a plan to be successful it requires a high degree of trust and understanding between the attorney and the client. Accordingly, Anthony utilizes a comprehensive style approach in his estate planning practice. In preparing his advice, Anthony first considers all aspects of the family, the sources of wealth, and the goals of the client. Based on this information he develops a recommended plan and presents it to his client for review. Upon approval Anthony drafts the necessary estate plan documents and assists the client with implementation. Anthony's practice includes both simple and sophisticated estate plans.
McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific