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Ten years ago my special needs son turned 18 and I was told; “You need to set up and estate plan with a special needs trust”. So we found an attorney who prepared our plans. Even though I was an experienced attorney, I had no practical understanding of the legalese in our own estate plan & special needs trust. I made a commitment that day to become an estate planning attorney that provide clients an estate plan specifically designed for their unique family situation but also simple and understandable.
I was raised in Southern California, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Finance & MBA from Cal State University Long Beach. AFter several years preparing contracts for a major aeorspace company, I returned to law school where I served on the law review and obtained a Juris Doctorate fron Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego. I utilized these skills in aerospace in managing a large contracts organziation where responsibilities included contracts, export licensing, software licensing and patnet applications. My wife & two sons purchased our first home in Murrieta in 1989.
In 2010 I left aerospace and launched my law practice in Murrieta. The practice is focused solely on estate planning & administration and special needs trusts.
My wife and I are founders of Exceptional Sports, a non-profilt organzation dedicated to providing recreational sports opportunities to those with special needs. My passion is providing special needs advise & counsel to special needs families.
I am an active member of the Riverside County Bar - Estate Planning Section, Southwest Riverside County Bar Association, Temecula Estate Planning Group, Wealth Counsel and Academy of Special Needs Planners. I am an avid supporter of Special Olympics, Yellowstone Park Foundation and Yosemite Conservancy. I love spending time outdoors and with family & friends.
Take advantage of someone with understanding and knowledge that can help guide you through the steps of Estate Planning and Special Needs Trusts. Jeffrey C. Nickerson is a compassionate & knowledgeable Estate Planning Attorney that will personally counsel you through the estate planning process.
Jeffrey C. Nickerson will personally meet with you to address your needs, personally prepare your documents and personally go over the documents so you understand them. You will leave the Law Office of Jeffrey C. Nickerson, not only with a complete Estate Plan, but more importantly a complete understanding of your Estate Plan.
Our first meeting is no charge. You will learn what an Estate Plan is, the documents that are in an Estate Plan, what they mean and why they are important. This is friendly, no pressure meeting.
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