Candice Raposo’s practice focuses on estate planning, encompassing drafting revocable living trusts, wills, advance health care directives and powers of attorney; trust administration; administration of decedent’s estates (Probate); real property transfers; and tax, including federal estate and gift taxes and California property tax.
When drafting estate plans, Candice utilizes a client centered approach. Candice meets with each estate planning client to explore their goals and wishes, their financial position, the nature of their property, and to discuss possible tax implications to the disposition of their property. Also, when counseling clients on the administration of an estate or trust, Candice simplifies and makes clear the numerous legal consequences and legal responsibilities that arise. Candice strives to meet each of her client’s goals and legal needs.
Candice was born in Sonoma County and raised in Sebastopol. She attended California State Polytechnic University, in San Luis Obispo where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in 2006. Following graduation, Candice traveled throughout Europe before returning to Sonoma County where she now resides with her husband and two young sons. Candice received her Juris Doctorate with Distinction from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 2012.
Candice is a member of the California State Bar, and a member of the Sonoma County Bar Association’s Trust and Estates Section, Steering and Education Committees, and she is a past Chair and Secretary of the Sonoma County Bar Association’s Trust and Estates Section, Probate Bench Bar Committee. Candice’s interests include family, golf, gardening, the Sebastopol Apple Blossom Parade and Gravenstein Apple Fair.