Mr. Rindlisbacher provides legal services in the areas of estate planning, probate, conservatorship, guardianship, trust administration, business planning, and real estate transactions. His clients include young adults just starting out to those who over the years have accumulated substantial wealth. Each estate plan is designed to accomplish the client’s goals and minimize the impact of administrative expenses and taxes. Curtis has developed significant knowledge and experience in cases involving the mental capacity of individuals to make their own decisions and manage their own property and he is frequently appointed by the court to represent individuals whose capacity is being questioned in conservatorship proceedings. He works proactively to ensure that his client’s legal rights are not violated and their voices are heard. Curtis represents fiduciaries, beneficiaries, and other interested parties in probate, conservatorship, guardianship and trust administration matters seeking resolve these cases as efficiently as possible. When disputes arise during this process, he works with the firm’s litigation department to resolve contested probate matters including wills and trust contests, the interpretation of testamentary instruments, actions of fiduciaries and the capacity of individuals to make their own decisions.
Curtis is an Eagle Scout and continues his involvement with the Boy Scouts of America by serving on the executive committee of the Sequoia Council and working with the local scout units attended by his sons. Mr. Rindlisbacher sings tenor and has performed with the Fresno Philharmonic Orchestra as part of the Fresno Pacific Chorale and in a local barbershop quartet. Mr. Rindlisbacher is a past member of the bond oversight committee for Central Unified School District and he provides lay leadership and service to his local congregation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law (J.D., 1989)
Brigham Young University, Japanese (B.A., 1986)
BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
POINTS OF DISTINCTION
Pacific Law Review – Associate Editor
Boy Scouts of America – Eagle Scout
ORGANIZATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
California State Bar Association – Trusts and Estates Section
Fresno County Bar Association – Trusts and Estates Section
Fresno Estate Planning Council