Alperstein, Simon, Farkas, Gillin & Scott, LLP is an elite boutique firm (consisting of "av" rated attorneys in Martindale-Hubbell), large enough to satisfy the varied and specialized needs of a wide range of individual and business clients, yet small enough to maintain close, personalized legal representation in the greater Southern California area.

Alperstein, Simon, Farkas, Gillin & Scott, LLP encourages the creative use of revocable living Trusts to satisfy family and personal objectives, including the avoidance of probate and probate expenses, the elimination or substantial reduction of federal estate taxes and the avoidance of conservatorship proceedings.

Alperstein, Simon, Farkas, Gillin & Scott, LLP has extensive experience in the areas of estate, gift and post mortem tax planning including marital deduction and generation-skipping planning, sophisticated gift planning, the use of so-called "estate freeze" techniques, including the use of family limited partnerships, limited liability companies, grantor retained income trusts ("GRITS"), charitable remainder and charitable lead trusts, and irrevocable gift trusts (including so-called "crummey" trusts, generation-skipping trusts and life insurance trusts). The Firm is also experienced in handling probate, testamentary trusts as well as LPS and probate conservatorships.