Your Dedicated Elder Law Attorney in Orange County, California

Helping you preserve your assets, take care of your parents, defend the elderly and disabled, their families and their property

Martha Patterson- A Lawyer, Daughter, Caregiver, and Mom

Martha Patterson is a California Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, and Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. She focuses on Elder Law, Asset Protection and Estate Planning. She is a Member of NAELA; Past President of Southern California NAELA. Featured on CNN, Good Morning America, NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox News, and radio stations KABC, KNX, and KKLA. She overcame incredible objections and enabled Kerri and Julie Kasem to visit their dad radio host Casey Kasem. She is a frequent lecturer for NBI, and is a at MCLE events, and public forums.

Areas of Practice

Asset Protection

One of the opportunities an estate-planning attorney such as Martha Patterson has is to protect inheritances from creditors.

Estate Planning

You have worked hard all your life to accumulate personal assets, and the team at Geisler Patterson Law wants to ensure that you pass on your legacy to you family.

Trust Administration

Trust administration is a necessary process that occurs after the death of either one or both settlors. To protect the successor trustees


Martha was our rock, and always told us everything we need to do. Martha Patterson helped my husband and I go through the hardest part of our life so far when my mother became ill with dementia and we had no idea what we needed to do. Martha was our rock and always told us everything we needed to do to prepare for what was going to happen during my mom loosing her memory and then when she passed away. Martha helped us through all the paperwork and was fast and patient with us.

Molly R.

I highly recommend Martha Patterson to friends because she is specialized in Elder Law. Martha has been successful with my case and helping my family get right representation. I highly recommend Martha Patterson to friends because she is specialized in elder law. Her articles are useful and in a teaching nature. Since helping me — she has become a friend, advocate and pretty much a life saver. Martha is a successful litigator and has won a number of cases.

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Martha is the sole reason I got to see my dad before he died. She was one of the lawyers responsible for overseeing the help with the Kasem children. Martha is a sought after expert in elder law and she really is the quiet giant! This woman really cares about the people she works with and is not in it just for the buck.

Kerri Kasem, Radio & TV personality

Martha Patterson is the complete package for legal elder care, and will give you everything you need to make the right decisions. With Martha’s patience, guidance and understanding we made it through the most difficult times. Only wish we had found her sooner! She is the complete package for Legal Elder Care and will give you everything you need to make the right decisions. One tough lady, so glad she was in our corner.

N. Vavra


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