Law Office of Eric Holk

Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law
The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

2801 Monterey-Salinas Highway, Suite K
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: 831-622-8808
Fax: 831-655-3660

Who We Are

EricEric 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.

Super Lawyers Rating

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Eric will be speaking at upcoming events:

  • Executors & Trustees: Choosing One or Being One
    • Time: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: Del Mesa Carmel
  • Estate Planning Checkup
  • Estate Planning Checkup
  • Beneficiary Designations: How to Avoid Costly Mistakes
    • Time: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: Del Mesa Carmel

What We Do

Estate Planning

We can draft and review the following:

  • Trusts of all types
  • Wills
  • Durable Powers of Attorney for asset management
  • Advance Health Care Directives
  • Charitable Gift Planning

Estate Administration

We can provide counsel for or administer the following:

  • Charitable giving
  • Probate
  • 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.

Certified Specialist

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.

2801 Monterey-Salinas Highway, Suite K
Monterey, CA 93940
ph: 831-622-8808
fax: 831-655-3660

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