Francesca advises clients in all areas of estate planning, estate administrative law, wealth management, and wealth transfer planning. She has experience in drafting complex wills and trust agreements, preparing pre- and post- marital agreements, probating estates, administering trusts, analyzing estate and gift taxation matters, and advising fiduciaries. Representing corporate clients, Francesca has provided legal services on business succession, charitable transfers and tax compliance.
Additionally, she served as Senior Project Manager of a real estate development company, overseeing design, entitlement, construction, and marketing, as well as managing outside legal counsel, financial advisors and lending institutions. In this role, she managed relationships with investors, partners, city officials and the community.
Francesca is also experienced in navigating California’s complex property tax rules governing change of ownership and reassessment of real estate.