Who We Are
Eric N. Holk is a licensed California attorney with more than 25 years of experience. His practice concentrates on estate planning, wills, trusts, probate, and related areas, and Eric is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law through the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. Our support resources include in-house paralegal and notary services for clients as well as a network of contacts with personal service professionals around the Monterey peninsula.
About This Site
Please explore this site and see what our practice is all about. In the Services page you'll find information about what we do. On the About Us page, you will see details about Eric and our staff. In the Contact Us area, you can find a map to our office and a form in which you can send us your information, if you would like to become a client. The Library page hosts articles written by Eric. The Seminars page contains information about Eric's public lectures and informational events. We also include Links to other local attorneys and legal resources.
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Eric will be speaking at three free events at the Monterey Public Library Community Room:
- Beneficiary Designations - How To Do Them Right
Wednesday, August 2, 6-7:30 pm
- Joint Tenancy and Other Forms of Property Titling - What Everyone Needs to Know
Wednesday, August 16, 6-7:30 pm
- Who Will Decide When You Can't? - Advance Health Care Directives & Durable Powers of Attorney
Wednesday, August 30, 6-7:30 pm
RSVP: Sirie Thongchua, (831) 646-5632, firstname.lastname@example.org
What We Do
We can draft and review the following:
- Trusts of all types
- Durable Powers of Attorney for asset management
- Advance Health Care Directives
- Charitable Gift Planning
We can provide counsel for or administer the following:
- Charitable giving
- Trustee services
- Executor services
These lists are not exhaustive. If you have a need within the estate planning legal realm, but it is not listed here, please contact us.
Please note that our office does NOT handle conservatorships, other than planning for that possibility within the broader context of estate planning.
California attorneys who are certified as specialists by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization must take and pass a written examination in their specialty field, demonstrate a high level of experience in the specialty field, fulfill ongoing education requirements and receive favorable evaluations by other attorneys and judges familiar with their work. Only these attorneys can advertise or identify themselves as "certified" specialists in California.