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Orange County Estate Planning Attorney

Choose Our Award-Winning Lawyer for Your Case

Since beginning his law career in 1971, Attorney P. Arnsen Blakely has established himself as the go-to estate planning and probate lawyer in Orange County. By providing vigorous, personalized, and creative advocacy to his clients, no matter the complications of their case, he has been able to unlock the key to successful litigation and representation. From estate planning and real estate law to business & corporate law and litigation, you know you can lean on Mr. Blakely in your time of need.

What sets Arnie Blakely apart?

  • Over 40 years of legal experience
  • 7.5 "Very Good" Avvo rating and reviews
  • Strong reputation earned by more than four decades of premier service

Our firm brings together the experience, expertise, and knowledge that can only be gained through decades of practice. When you know you need a professional at your back, you should contact us to schedule your free consultation.

More Than 40 Years of Professional Legal Services in OC

We are committed to helping clients who come from all walks of life deal with complex litigation issues, such as problems centered on living trusts and wills. We are primarily known for our work in estate planning. Whether most people realize it or not, estate planning is a field of law that applies to everyone. From those who have earned a great amount of money to the elderly, and even the young with children depending on them, everyone should have an estate plan in place, sooner than later.

Making an estate plan is not as straightforward as it may sound. As a solid plan considers all aspects of your life and your family's lives, a great deal of careful planning and consideration should come into play. We strive to do as much for our clients as possible to smooth out this process and ensure that no stone is left unturned. When you are satisfied, we are satisfied.

Let P. Arnsen Blakely help you with all sorts of estate planning issues, such as:

In the end, we want you to understand the benefits of an estate plan and proceed with one that is a comfortable fit for you. If you are ready to begin this important part of your life, feel free to call our firm at 714.908.4230 today.

Assistance with Probate Issues in Newport Beach

Another legal issue that seems to frequently trouble the people in our community is probate, or the process of reviewing and following a will after its creator passes away. The entire process can be understandably confusing or frustrating for people not wholly familiar with all the laws and litigation surrounding it. Our goal will be to either oversee your probate administration or help you avoid it.

One of the main reasons probate becomes necessary is when someone passes away intestate – or without leaving a complete will behind – and it is unclear who is the proper successor of the decedent. To simplify California Probate Code § 13006, the successor of the decedent, if unnamed in a will, shall be determined by the state law relative to each piece of the estate. In many cases, the order of priority in California will be children, spouse, parents, and siblings, and this may not line up with how the decedent originally intended.

To help keep probate quick and concise, P. Arnsen Blakely can help you with:

Meet with an Orange County Estate Planning Lawyer

Attorney P. Arnsen Blakely and his team has provided legal services to countless individuals in diverse circumstances. No matter what was going on in their personal lives and regardless of the troubles they were facing, we have always made a point to treat them like family and show them the respect they deserve. When you contact us for your free case evaluation, we will take the time to review your situation closely and discuss your objectives in order to determine what estate planning and probate strategies will be best suited to meet your needs. Dial 714.908.4230 to learn more!


We proudly serve clients throughout all of Orange County, including Costa Mesa, Irvine , Newport Beach , Huntington Beach , Seal Beach and Laguna Beach.