Law Offices of Berge & Berge LLP - estate planning
Work with the established planning,
elder law and probate team

Specialized, Focused Service In California Estate Planning


Highly Skilled San Jose Estate Planning Professionals 

Everything we do is a custom-tailored solution. We focus on protection: We protect you, your family and your assets. Our estate planning and protection services are more than just probate avoidance.

Finding Ways To Help Others Help You

We believe an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. We also believe it's important to have a managing attorney who truly understands the financial implications and contingencies that can affect even the best laid plans. We can help you find others who will help you.

Stay Informed.
Retain Control.

When you work with our team, we help you maintain control over your assets, health care, personal care and long-term care decisions. Planning also allows you to directly control and to appoint other people to assist you if you are unable to make decisions. Plan so that the court system is not the one who takes control of your assets.

Trust And Estate Planning Specialists Proudly Serving The South Bay Area For Over 25 Years


Why Choose Us?

If you want custom, tailored estate planning, we are the firm for you. Over the past quarter of a century, we have created thousands of estate plans for people of all ages and all stages of life in our community.

Jim Berge, LLM In Tax, CPA

Firm managing partner James (Jim) E. Berge (pronounced burr ghee) is not only an attorney, but also a specialist in estate planning. Beyond the legal acumen needed for wills, trusts and probate, Jim has a master's degree in tax law and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in California. If you are interested in truly protecting yourself and preserving your wealth, then work with someone who is not just an estate planning specialist, but also has advanced financial skills and training.

A Variety Of Options

We have both the resources and the staff to meet your estate planning needs: Whether you are just starting out and want a simple will or have children and properties that are best protected in a trust, we can help. We are able to accommodate the simplest planning document to more complex needs or estates that involve California probate. Effective planning is the best way to avoid probate court.


Service, Results And Guarantees

When you work with us, you receive full service. We work with you on a regular basis to ensure your plan not only works, but also continues to work. While there are no guarantees in life, we come pretty close with our planning process and our maintenance program. Get the proven, reliable California estate planning you need . Call 669-244-3546 or email us, and we will get back to you promptly.

Located in West San Jose, we serve clients throughout the south San Francisco Bay Area. Our office is easily accessible with free outdoor parking right next to our building.

  • Wealth Counsel Practice Excellence Member
  • NAELA National Academy Of Elder Law Attorneys Inc
  • The State Bar Of California
  • Santa Clara County Estate Planning Council

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Law Offices of Berge & Berge LLP
1101 S Winchester Blvd
Suite I-208
San Jose, CA 95128

Phone: 669-244-3546
Fax: 408-985-9945
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