Client Testimonials

“Thank you so much for your amazing help with my estate planning. You made sense of a complex mess of prior documents, gave me sound advice, and handled all of the necessary details of filing and changing records.  Your kindness, patience, good humor, wisdom, and attention to detail made what might have been a difficult ..Read More

Sarah J. MD, FACEP, 2023

“Bettina is on the list of “preferred providers” of estate planning legal services distributed by my father’s financial advisor.  Given the strong link between financial and estate planning, I was glad to have a vetted referral.  My father’s documents were over two decades old and drafted with my mother, who has since died.  Further, the ..Read More

Jenny A., 2022

“Lucille and I really appreciate the work you did to get our estate documents set up and finalized. We think that the documents definitely express our wishes, both for our finances and for our future health care decisions. We appreciate your thoughtful advice. You helped us plan for a good number of contingencies that we ..Read More

Lucille and Mike M., 2019

“After attending Bettina Lawton’s presentation on estate planning at our local library, we were so impressed with her subject-matter knowledge and teaching style that we decided to go ahead and book an appointment with her. Bettina proved to be an excellent choice of attorney to help us with our estate planning. She has in-depth legal ..Read More

Barbara and Jim L., 2018

“Thank you for your help and support as we put together a series of updated Trusts, Wills, and Medical Directive documents. As we found the first time we worked with you, your engaging style makes the whole process smooth and seemingly effortless. Your counsel was right on the mark, and we really appreciated the advice ..Read More

Jim and Cindy W., 2018

“Bettina first assisted me in 2005 with updating my will and general durable power of attorney, as well as with preparing an advanced medical directive for the first time. I appreciated both her advice and her direct approach in guiding me through this process. Bettina was available to help me with minor updates to my ..Read More

Virginia H., 2017

“Bettina is an exacting pro who is very cordial to work with. She worked diligently with us to help craft estate plans appropriate for our joint and individual circumstances as life partners. Bettina is knowledgeable about the nuances of wills, powers of attorney and trusts, among other things. She is a veteran lawyer, thorough and ..Read More

Janice C. and Steve M., 2017

“Over the years, Bettina has stressed the importance of estate planning and the impact of not being prepared. She has guided me with the creation of a comprehensive plan that meets all of my needs and protects my loved ones. I have found Bettina to be knowledgeable, professional and reliable in my dealings with her. ..Read More

Cesar D., 2016

“Bettina went far beyond just implementing my trusts and work contract. She helped to educate me about the laws and their implications. She’s truly a partner in helping to keep my personal and professional matters in order!”

Marsha M., 2014

“Bettina is not only the consummate legal professional, she is also a pleasure to work with, very reliable and thorough. In addition, she cares about her community and dedicates many unpaid hours toward making it better.”

Michael F., 2013