Estates & Probate


We can serve you through estate planning with a living trust or will, trust administration and assistance with estate administration using the probate court in guardianships, conservatorships, intestate succession, and litigation.

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 Business Law


Law Office of Merrill A. Hanson provides legal services to businesses including reviewing and drafting contracts, employee handbooks, representation in transactions, and litigation.  We love contracts.  We can help you develop a strategy to grow to the next level, and avoid mishaps.

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Landlord/Tenant


Law Office of Merrill A. Hanson provides support to land owners, tenants, property management companies, and landlords. We think renting should not be so difficult.

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Testimonials  

  • “Thanks for being genuine, honest, understanding and one of the best in your field.” -Marian Martinez This testimonial or endorsement does not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter.
    Marian Martinez

    Marian Martinez

  • "I always appreciate the thoroughness in which Merrill explains situations as well as the layman way he explains the law. Merrill makes estate planning an easy, enjoyable task."
    Nathan Logan

    Nathan Logan

    Financial Advisor

  • "Excellent service." -- Jeannine & Charles McGowan, Clients
    Jeannine & Charles McGowan

    Jeannine & Charles McGowan

Our Team

Merrill A. Hanson
Merrill A. Hanson

Attorney at Law

Merrill "Andy" Hanson is admitted to practice under California State Bar No. 292235, having earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of La Verne College of Law.

Julie Townsend

Administrative Assistant

Julie supports the firm as our Administrative Assistant. Her attention to detail, integrity, and genuine concern for people make her a valuable member of our team...

Amanda Hanson

Bookkeeper/Notary

Amanda earned a B.S. from the University of La Verne in Business Administration, with Honors, in the spring of 2008 and was President of the Society of Accountants...

The Law Office of Merrill A. Hanson is here to serve you with effective and efficient advice. Whether you are an individual looking for guidance, or a business seeking advice and representation, this office is equipped to meet your needs. Merrill is admitted to practice law by the State Bar of California and before the United States Central District Court.

We all face unique challenges in life, and often a helping hand makes all the difference.  In my office, all matters are given the personal attention and care they deserve.  It is my pleasure sit down and puzzle-out solutions with you face-to-face. - Merrill A. Hanson

At this firm, clients are treated with dignity and respect, and not merely associated with a billing number like at some larger firms. We understand that each situation is different, and each client is unique.

Every Case Matters