Law Offices of Arpi Vardanyan

Probate 
Estate Planning
Trust Administration

ARPI VARDANYAN, ESQ

 

   EDUCATION

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles

        Juris Doctor, Tax Law with Honors

  • College for Financial Planning

        Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)

  • University of California, Irvine

        ​B.A. Political Science & Business Mgmt

        Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

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Arpi graduated from the University of California, Irvine with honors and began her career in wealth management in 2002. In 2009, Arpi earned her Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation and became a registered investment advisor. During the course of her career in wealth management, she realized that an education in law, specifically tax law and planning, would benefit her clients.
 
In 2012, she attended Loyola Law School as an evening student while employed as a law clerk at Gackle Law Office, a trusts and estates firm in Pasadena. At Loyola, Arpi pursued a concentration in tax law, taking courses such as Income Taxation, Estate and Gift Taxation, Tax Planning for Wealthy Individuals, Estate Planning, Probate and Estate Litigation, and Elder Law.
 
While working and attending law school, Arpi gained valuable experience in trusts and estates law when she served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Judge Cunningham at the Los Angeles Superior Court, Probate Department and externed at the Office of the Attorney General, Charitable Trust Section. 
 
Arpi graduated from Loyola Law School with honors in tax law and is now a member of the State Bar of California. Arpi  has combined her decade of experience in financial planning with over nine (9) years of experience in trusts and estates law to provide exceptional legal services in Probate Administration, Estate Planning, Trust Administration, and Elder Law.

Arpi is passionate about helping families and businesses with estate planning, and navigating the process of transferring assets to heirs or beneficiaries after the passing of a loved one. 
 

SERVICES

PROBATE
ADMINISTRATION
  • Probate Administration is the Court supervised process of transferring the decedent's assets to his/her heirs or beneficiaries.

  • Probate Administration with a Will (Testate Probate) ​​

  • Probate Administration without a Will (Intestate Probate)

ESTATE PLANNING
  • Revocable Trusts (Living Trusts)

  • Wills (Last Will & Testament and Pour-Over Wills)

  • Durable Powers of Attorney

  • Advance Health Care Directives

  • Life Insurance Trusts

  • Special Needs Trusts

  • Charitable Trusts

TRUST ADMINISTRATION
  • Trust Administration is the process of transferring the decedent's assets to his/her Trust beneficiaries without court supervision. 

  • Proposition 58 or Proposition 19: Exclusion from Reassessment for Property Taxes

  • Heggstad Petition

ELDER LAW
  • Elder Financial Abuse

  • Conservatorship of the Person and Estate

  • Social Security Appeals