Francisco D. Silva

Francisco has been an associate with DDRS since he graduated from law school in 2011. He works closely with the firm's estate planning partners, Tom Stikker and Jeff Antonchuk.
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Francisco focuses on estate planning and assists clients with lifetime wealth transfers, probate practice and trust administration matters, as well as the preparation of gift and estate tax returns.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Revocable Living Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney for Health Care and Asset Management
  • Irrevocable Trusts, such as Life Insurance Trusts, “Crummey” Trusts and Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts
  • California Probate Practice
  • Trust Administration
  • Federal Estate and Gift Tax Return Preparation

Affiliations and Memberships:

  • State Bar of California
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • American Bar Association
  • Bay Area Young Tax Lawyers
  • Jesse Carter Society

Education and Certifications:

  • J.D. – Golden Gate University School of Law, Jesse Carter Society, Certificate of Specialization in Tax Law, 2011
  • B.S. – San Jose State University, cum laude, 2008