• Peace of Mind Through Proper Planning.

    Effective and personal planning for the future of your family and protection of your loved ones.

Our Services

While nobody wants to think about death or disability, establishing an estate plan is one of the most important steps you can take to protect your assets and your loved ones. Proper estate planning not only puts you in charge of your finances, it can also spare your loved ones the expense, delay and frustration associated with managing your affairs when you pass away or become disabled.

To accomplish these ends, the Law Office of Colin T. Smith offers every client sophisticated legal services and personal attention combined with the highest level of professional integrity. This leads to legal solutions tailored to the specific needs of each individual or family, and the development and fostering of a personal relationship with each one of our clients.


Estate Planning

Proper estate planning is essential to ensure your that your estate and health care wishes are honored.

Trust Administration

Trust administration is the legal process of distributing assets after the death of the creator of a trust.


Probate is the court monitored to proceeding to administer an estate upon the death of an individual.

Business Formation

What type of business do you need? S Corp? C Corp? LLC? The Law Office of Colin T. Smith is here to help.


Medi-Cal pays for a variety of medical services for those with limited income and resources. Do you qualify?


A conservatorship is a court proceeding where a judge appoints a responsible person to care for another adult.

What Makes Us Different

From the complex to the simple, the large to the small, special needs to spendthrifts, Colin has counseled clients of all backgrounds and in all stages of life. When you work with Colin to establish your estate plan, administer the estate of a loved one, or form a business entity, you will deal with Colin directly.

When you call the office or stop by, you will not be passed off to an associate attorney, paralegal, or other administrative personnel. By keeping the overhead low, the Law Office of Colin T. Smith is able to provide sophisticated, personally tailored legal solutions for a fraction of the cost of most other law firms.

Call now to get your estate plan in order. 916-563-7140


“Colin was professional, personable, pleasant, courteous and very competent. He explained all of my documents in an easy-to-understand manner. He took time with me, and that made me feel important.”

“Colin helped my mother with her estate planning and it was an easy choice for us to seek out the services of Colin and his firm for our family estate planning and trust.”

“Colin did an excellent job with my estate plan and it is comforting to know he will be there for my children when I pass. He clearly explained each and every estate planning document and put my mind at ease.”


see the stats

probate$22,000 – Probate fees for an estate valued at $400,000.


Percentage of adults with an estate plan.


67 – Every 67 seconds someone is the United States develops Alzheimer’s.


$7,628 – Average cost for one month’s stay in a nursing home.