Ms. Scramstad is a member of the Contra Costa County and Alameda County Bar Associations, as well as the Trusts & Estates and Family Law Sections of the State Bar. She volunteers her time at the Contra Costa County Family Law pro per workshops, teaching family law litigants without attorneys how to prepare the legal paperwork to obtain a divorce.
She also accepts appointments by the court to act as Minor’s Counsel, representing children, primarily in family law cases. Ms. Scramstad has lectured on issues of dissolution, domestic violence, and child custody.
In addition to family law matters, she handles trusts & estate matters, including drafting estate plans, trust administration, guardianships, and probate litigation.
Dissolution of marriage, commonly known as divorce, is the legal process of ending the marriage by agreement or by court decision.
Child Custody & Support
Child custody is by far the most difficult issue you will face in your dissolution or separation.
Trusts & Estate Planning
Estate planning is the process of putting your last wishes into writing. The estate plan will often include a revocable living trust.
Probate & Guardianships
If on your death you leave a Will as the primary document for handling your estate, then in most cases the Will must be probated.