A Firm You Can Trust Combining Experience With Heart

Maria N. Jonsson

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For more than 15 years, Attorney Maria N. Jonsson has dedicated her practice to estate planning. As the founding attorney of the Law Offices of Maria N. Jonsson, PC, she assists clients with both pre-death planning matters and post-death administration issues and has done this exclusively since the firm’s founding in 2013. Attorney Jonsson utilizes her extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of common post-death estate administration issues to help clients create well-drafted estate plans. Her goal is to help her clients pass on their assets, properties, and legacies to the beneficiaries of their choosing—with minimal complications. She also works to streamline the post-death administration process, helping individuals and families reach efficient solutions, even in the face of conflicts.

When assisting her clients with estate planning, trust administration, or probate, Attorney Jonsson uses her vast experience and empathy for her clients to find personalized and compassionate legal solutions. She works to provide expeditious, cost-effective services that meet her clients’ needs and bring them peace of mind in knowing they and their loved ones will be cared for in the future. Attorney Jonsson strives to serve as a counselor and guide for her clients, all while helping them navigate the various complexities involved in estate planning and administration.

Attorney Jonsson is sensitive to the family dynamics of her clients, something she is able to use to create authentic, personal relationships with her clients. She offers practical advice and innovative solutions meant to minimize tax liabilities, avoid post-death conflicts, and keep families out of probate. When conflicts do arise, Attorney Jonsson is prepared to serve as the dedicated advocate her clients need.

Areas of Practice

  • Probate and trust administration
  • Estate planning (wills, trusts, powers of attorney) for singles and couples
  • Separate property trusts for married couples
  • Planning for unmarried couples, such as prenuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, postnuptial agreements, and community property agreements
  • Business entity formation and maintenance
  • Property tax reassessment exclusion issues
  • Administration of small estates not exceeding $150,000

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of California, Trusts and Estates Section, Member
  • Los Angeles Bar Association, Member
  • Santa Monica Bar Association, Member
  • ProVisors

If you need an estate planning attorney in Los Angeles, including in Marina del Rey, Venice, and the surrounding areas, please call the Law Offices of Maria N. Jonsson, PC at (310) 935-0706

What Our Clients Are Saying

At the Law Offices of Maria N. Jonsson, PC, we offer client-focused estate planning and probate services. We understand that navigating these processes can be complex, difficult, and overwhelming. Our goal is to help our clients find innovative legal solutions that meet their needs and accomplish their goals. Browse our client testimonials to see how our team has helped others in situations similar to yours.

Client Testimonial

"Finding Maria changed my life. It is the way she listens to her clients. I felt like she was very open and very compassionate"

  • We Work as Part of
    a Larger Team

    We work with our clients' financial planner, CPA, realtor, and insurance broker to implement a well-rounded and thorough legal plan for wealth preservation and inheritance transfer.

  • Strategic Planning &
    Attention to Detail

    We carefully look at each factor that affects the execution of an estate plan – from the perspective of minimizing and eliminating reassessment of property taxes to avoiding post-death conflicts.

  • Mediator by Training & Peacemaker by Heart

    We believe that an estate plan should leave behind not only property, but most importantly – harmony, rather than tear families apart with poorly drafted or ambiguous and confusing term

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