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Gain the Confidence and Peace of Mind You Deserve! 

We know how overwhelming it is to prepare for and navigate difficult life events. Worse, you are not always sure what you need and who to trust to help you make the right decisions for your family.  

Imagine what life will be like when you have the support and guidance you need to protect your loved ones

  • Protect your loved ones with the most up-to-date legal advice and strategies
  • Get a complete plan to support you before, during, and after a crisis
  • Build long-term wealth and security
  • Gain a family trust attorney for life — one that will not nickel and dime you when you need guidance
  • Feel supported with a trusted guide to help you navigate the entire process
  • Have peace of mind knowing your estate plan is done right so it works for what you need when you need it.

It's simple and easy to get started.


First, we listen.

When you schedule a planning session with us today, we will listen with compassion and care to help you understand your options then recommend your next best steps.

Design & Implement Your Plan

Each plan or strategy we offer is customized to your personal family needs using a personable and complete process to provide the best legal strategies and protections available for your family.

Support for Life

When you work with us, you become family. You will have a lifelong relationship with a family trust attorney that you can continue to turn to in your time of need (even for the good stuff!)

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Meet Our Founder


Hi, I'm Julianna Malis, founder of Santa Barbara Estate Planning & Elder Law. After 25 years practicing law, my mission is helping families prepare for and navigate life's difficult events. We have served families in good times, and lessened the burden they experience during times of tragedy and loss.

Our solid planning methods have resulted in millions of dollars in life savings preserved, protected, and defended from probate, excess taxes, and nursing home poverty.

Contact Us Today

Santa Barbara Estate Planning & Elder Law is committed to answering your questions about Elder Law, Medi-Cal Planning, VA Benefits, Special Needs Planning, Estate Planning, Conservatorships, Probate/Trust Administration in California.

We'll gladly discuss your case with you at your convenience. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.