–Mary Ann Tardiff, a Paso Robles estate attorney, has made a commitment to provide down-to-earth, practical and affordable solutions for her clients and one unique thing she does along those lines is make house calls. An attorney for over 30 years, Tardiff believes that making legal services as accessible as possible go a long way towards solving a lot of problems for ordinary daily lifestyles.
“I’m a person like everyone else,” says Tardiff. “I just happen to be an attorney.” Clients are always welcome in her law office, but Tardiff also understands that it’s not always easy for someone to take the time off work, or find a caregiver for an elderly parent, or even a babysitter.
All it takes is a phone call to the Law Offices of Mary Ann Tardiff to arrange for a house call either during the day, after hours and even on weekends under certain circumstances.
The broad legal experience of the Paso Robles estate attorney mean that Mary Ann Tardiff can serve a variety of legal needs, especially matters of estate planning, wills and trusts, elder law and family law. Sometimes timing is very important when decisions are needed about a trust, will, advanced health care directive (AHCD) or power of attorney. Meeting a client in need at a convenient location can help speed up the legal processes and avoid critical delays.
Whether a young person starting out, a family, or a senior citizen, a trust that is appropriate to the circumstances can be a source of peace-of-mind. Mary Ann Tardiff can help set up a new trust or make changes to an existing trust. A properly established trust is one legal way to make sure wishes about end-of-life care or how an estate is preserved and distributed are carried out. A trust legally avoids probate court and spares surviving family the concerns and decisions about distributing an estate’s assets.
Estate planning isn’t the only matter where a house call is convenient. Meeting at convenient locations to have documents signed so they can be filed and processed quickly serves the best interest of any client in any matter.
House calls can be of benefit for a wide variety of matters, including:
- Initial consultation
- Signing documents
- Drafting a will, completing a AHCD and powers of attorney
- Advice about legal matters
- Reviewing contracts and other legal documents
- Setting up a business and business entity
- And more
The Paso Robles estate planning attorney is available for consultations in her office during regular business hours or other flexible times as needed, including house calls.
After completing a B.A. at the University of California, Mary Ann attended the Santa Barbara College of Law, graduating with her J.D. degree in 1984. She was admitted to the California Bar Association in 1986. She has served as a commissioner on the Board of Parole Hearings for the California Department of Corrections, as a Judge Pro Tem and practiced law in Santa Barbara before moving to Atascadero. She serves and supports the local communities and all of San Luis Obispo County and Monterey County.
Law Office of Mary Ann Tardiff
3540 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93422