Excellence. Truth. Advocacy.

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These are the three founding principles of Padgett Law Firm, and serve as the foundation of each case it carefully selects to handle and bring to justice.

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Padgett Law Firm is a boutique law firm serving the entire state of California. Padgett Law Firm focuses its practice on Estate Law, including estate planning, estate litigation, estate administration, and probate cases. We have special interest and experience in helping abused and harmed beneficiaries against bad trustees in our estate litigation cases. The firm prides itself on its particular mastery of hard to prove challenges such as undue influence claims. Elder financial abuse cases in civil court are another signature success of Padgett Law Firm. Attorney Maria Padgett is the foundress, and the principles of the firm are Excellence, Truth, and Advocacy.

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Your legal matters are important to me. Padgett Law Firm can help you achieve the best possible outcome for your situation. I pride myself on being able to support clients with a diverse number of problems.

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Padgett Law Firm gives each new case the attention it deserves. Padgett Law Firm works closely with you so that you can make the right decisions about your legal needs.

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Padgett Law Firm Is Here for You

At Padgett Law Firm, I represent people that have been harmed, and I am here to listen to you and help you navigate the legal system. - Attorney Maria Padgett


Legal problems can be incredibly stressful. During this challenging time, a dedicated and reliable attorney can make a significant difference in the outcome of your matter. If you're seeking legal guidance, we have the expertise that you need. Padgett Law Firm is focused solely on the needs of my clients. I provide professional and effective representation.


Experience is part of developing a successful law practice, and at Padgett Law Firm, people from all areas of California, get the skilled legal advice and representation they're looking for when they need an attorney.

I have a thorough understanding of California law. With exceptional legal skills, practical solutions, and professional integrity, Padgett Law Firm works hard to help you get the best possible results in the following focused and related practice areas:

Padgett Law Firm prides itself on developing real connections with clients. I put complex legal issues into language that you can easily understand. I work hard to help our clients in every situation. I treat clients with respect and spend time to make sure that they fully understand the process they are going through.

When you need counsel on a major, life-impacting decision, you deserve an attorney who will listen to you, thoroughly examine the facts, and provide the best possible solution for you and your future.


I have advocated for many California clients since 2010. There's no need to handle these difficult matters of law all alone. Get the legal advice, counsel, and representation you need. Contact Padgett Law Firm for a complimentary consultation and case review. I can help you decide which course of action will serve your best interests.

Practice Areas

Estate Law

Padgett Law Firm handles Estate Planning, Estate Litigation, Estate Administration, and Probate cases. We have special interest and experience in helping abused and harmed beneficiaries against bad trustees in our estate litigation cases.

Elder Financial Abuse

Padgett Law Firm handles civil Elder Financial Abuse cases.

Undue Influence Claims

Padgett Law Firm has mastered prevailing on the difficult to prove undue influence theory.


Padgett Law Firm is committed to answering your legal questions. I offer a free case review, and I’ll gladly discuss your case with you at your convenience. Contact me today to schedule an appointment.

Southern California - San Diego Office
Emerald Plaza, 402 West Broadway, Suite 400
San Diego, CA 92101
1(855) 440-0270
1(855) 440-0180 (fax)
Southern California - Pasadena Office
Century Plaza Center, 155 North Lake Avenue, Suite 800
Pasadena, CA 91101
1(855) 440-0270
1(855) 440-0180 (fax)
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