California Will & Trust was founded by attorney Gary Sparks, an accomplished lawyer who has successfully provided legal services and representation to families, husbands & wives, parents, grandparents, military service members, seniors, and individuals for nearly two decades. Gary was a regular radio guest for several years on the top-rated Ronn Owens Program on KGO-AM 810 in San Francisco, and has been interviewed by local and national publications in addition to publishing several of his own legal guides.
Gary graduated first in his class from John F. Kennedy University School of Law, where he was awarded magna cum laude honors for excellence in academic achievement and received numerous scholarly awards. He clerked for the Superior Court while in law school and served as the managing editor of the Law Review. He is a recipient of the Unsung Hero Award for his past efforts with the Vanished Children's Alliance to locate, recover and reunify missing and abducted children with their families, and is a supporter and advocate for quality public education.
Gary focuses his practice exclusively on family centered legal matters, helping his clients find to peace of mind and take control of their futures.
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I HIGHLY recommend Gary - you will not go wrong with him on your side. ✩✩✩✩✩I could not have hoped for a better attorney for my divorce. It was - as I'd expect most divorces are - painful and emotionally draining. Gary was always on top of things, knew exactly what to do and say and helped me through both legally and emotionally. I HIGHLY recommend Gary - you will not go...
Great family lawyer! His approach to my case was terrific! ✩✩✩✩✩Great family lawyer! He is definitely skilled and knowledgeable, and his approach to my case was terrific. I recommend him very highly.
He is hard working, practical, caring, and smart as a whip. ✩✩✩✩✩I can say hands down that Gary has been a great family attorney and counselor for all of my initial and continuing divorce and custody needs. I would recommend Gary hands down on any family legal issues as he is hard working, practical, caring, and smart as a whip.
Gary's in court performance was exceptional. He's worth every dollar. ✩✩✩✩✩After letting go our 1st attorney, a family friend referred Gary to represent our difficult custody battle. Our case involved a 2-Day trial in which Gary's in court performance was exceptional. He had an entire outline laid out to perfection. The trial preparation was well constructed. Before the...
I would have hired Mr. Sparks 8 years ago. Gary, you rock. ✩✩✩✩✩First and foremost, I've been involved in a very messy divorce for 8 years running. Never had much luck with attorneys, But calling Gary changed my mind, from the consultation until we were in front of a judge, Gary was awesome.... I'm not the sharpest pencil, not the best at record keeping, Gary...