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Lauren Rios

Lauren Rios is the Principal and Founding Attorney or Law Office of Lauren Rios. Her practice focuses on helping clients throughout California administer the estates of loved ones either through a Probate or Trust Administration. 

Education and Experience

Lauren graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree from Santa Clara University, where she received the Amos Dana Award for Distinction in Public Service. Lauren continued her journey as a Santa Clara Bronco and graduated from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2014. During law school, she was the top scorer in two of her legal analysis, research, and writing courses. She received numerous accolades, including receiving CALI and Witkin awards for distinction in her law courses. She clerked for the Honorable L. Michael Clark, Superior Court Judicial Officer in Santa Clara County and interned with the Santa Clara County Office of the County Counsel in their Juvenile Dependency Unit. 

Additional Licenses

Lauren is also a California licensed real estate agent (License ID 02029289) and is commissioned as a notary public (Commission No. 2231880). 

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  • Eric P. Recommends Lauren Rios

    I have known Lauren for 14 years. She is a person and attorney with high integrity who knows her subject matter well. I recently enlisted her legal services to draft and execute my estate plan, including my living trust, my will, power of attorney, and advanced health care directive. She is extre...
  • Lara K. Recommends Lauren Rios

    My husband and I just completed our estate planning with Lauren Rios. We had no idea what to expect, but Lauren helped make the entire process as smooth, quick, and painless as possible. She was incredibly patient with us as we asked a million questions and went back and forth on a few decisions....
  • Gary E. Recommends Lauren Rios

    Lauren Rios is a skilled, knowledgeable and efficient estate planning attorney. She is quick to respond to communications and is extremely pleasant in her manner. Lauren takes the time to explain legal matters in a way that makes complex issues understandable to her clients. I can enthusiasticall...
  • Excellent Estate Plan

    Lauren completed a full estate plan for my husband and I including trust documentation, wills, advanced healthcare directives, etc. She was incredibly organized, responded promptly and completely to all questions, and brought many topics to our attention that we would not have considered on our o...
  • Monica S. Recommends Lauren Rios

    I highly recommend Lauren for your estate planning needs, both in my role as her client and as a fellow attorney. Lauren is experienced, professional, and a great communicator. I work in a different area of law and I see how people create problems for themselves by trying to do things on their ow...
  • Lana L. Recommends Lauren Rios

    I contacted Lauren Rios Attorney at Law to amend my outdated living trust. Lauren accommodated me quickly because I was having surgery and wanted to have all my ducks in order before this. Updating my Living Trust was something that had been weighing on my mind for a few years. There were many ch...
  • Awesome!

    I contacted Lauren for estate planning. She was very prompt, efficient and knowledgeable. I had imagined estate planning to be a lengthy process but Lauren made it seamless and quicker than I imagined. She is extremely efficient and professional. It was very easy to talk to her to know the variou...
  • Lauren Rios, Attorney at Law, Estate Planning Expert

    Hard to say anyone looks forward to Estate Planning but it is a necessary and crucial responsibility that needs attention to help avoid probate and costly heartache. Fortunately, Lauren Rios, Attorney at Law, made the process considerably painless for my family. My mother attended an outstanding ...
  • Highly Recommend Lauren

    Lauren helped our family set up a trust. She is very professional and friendly. She is very organized and flexible as well. She made the entire process very easy for our family. We highly recommend her service!
  • Great!

    I contacted Lauren to set up an estate plan for my parents. She was really flexible and great to work with. My parents didn't have any estate plans set up before and Lauren did a great job of listening to their concerns and explaining their options to help set up the right plan for them. I highly...
  • Aditi Recommends Lauren Rios

    We would like to thank Lauren Rios for her help and guidance in estate planning. Lauren provided excellent service and put her excellent knowledge of estate planning on the full display. Lauren's professionalism and her subject matter expertise were very helpful to us as we were getting started i...
  • Recommendation from B.G.

    Lauren was excellent in guiding us with our estate planning. My husband and I went into this process completely clueless and Lauren patiently guided us through the whole thing. Step by painstaking step. She answered all of our questions, helped us procure all of our necessary documents and explai...
  • What a relief

    Yesterday I re-signed off on my trust and what a relief. I knew I had to do this, but had put it off because I needed to find someone to 'trust' - no pun intended. I am thankful I found Lauren. Rios. I liked her - a must for me. She made the process as easy and convenient as possible. It was easy...
  • Great For Young Professionals!

    As a young professional, estate-planning can seem overwhelming. Lauren is an excellent resource in assisting in this process! The information she provided was clear and promptly responded to any questions I had about the process. Moreover, she ensured that my resulting documents reflected my need...
  • Rick D. from Los Angeles County Recommends Lauren Rios

    I can't say enough good things about Lauren and her firm. I'm involved in a very difficult estate. They filed a Heggstad Petition and had it approved by the court in less than 10 days from our first conversation. That's very fast, even pre-Covid. Her process is very digital user friendly and her ...
  • Patti H. from Riverside, CA Recommends Lauren Rios

    Lauren Rios was able to transform my worst nightmare into an almost forgotten bad dream. One of my parents rental properties, unfortunately, had not been transferred into their living trust. My sisters attorney stated "The property would have to go through a lengthy and costly probate. When she m...
  • Craig R. from Alameda County Recommends Lauren Rios

    Attorney Rios is very knowledgeable about preparing Heggstad petitions and the case law surrounding them. She was able to review my documents, plan a strategy,  draft a petition, and obtain a court order in just a few business days. The order was accepted and deeds recorded a few days later. She ...
  • Donna H. from Alameda County Recommends Lauren Rios

    I had very time sensitive issue regarding my Mom's trust.  Lauren filed a Heggstad petition with the court and it was approved the same day.  Initially, she prepared me for the worst case scenario since there were no guarantees. I am so grateful to have her on my team. I highly recommend her.  Th...
  • Bay P. from Rancho Santa Fe, CA Recommends Lauren Rios

    I was starting to panic. We were in escrow, the buyer was waiting for loan docs, the file was complete except one issue with title. I had never had issues with title in my 51 years of being a licensee.  This one was personal in that it dealt with my mother's estate. The original attorney that dre...
  • Greg B. from San Diego, CA Recommends Lauren Rios

    Delivered as promised!  Heggstad Petition approved by the court in 4 business days!!!!! During Covid-19!  If you need a Heggstad Petition anywhere (with some stipulations) in California, Lauren is your attorney.  My mother passed away unexpectedly and did have a Revocable Living Trust. She also h...

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