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About Matthew B. Talbot, Esq.

Matthew is a top rated Trust, Estate and Conservatorship Attorney in Walnut Creek, CA. Matthew specializes in Trust LawConservatorshipsFinancial Elder Abuse and related Probate matters including Estate Planning.  Matthew is both a California and Federally licensed attorney who has been practicing exclusively in Probate courts for over 17 years, specializing in complex trust, estate, and conservatorship issues. 

Matthew’s commitment to outstanding service has earned him the prestigious Super Lawyer’s designation for 2016 and 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024, Avvo’s top rating of “Superb” in Elder Law, Lead Counsel Rating in Estate Planning, and recognition in San Francisco Magazine.

Matthew Talbot Esq

Legal Practice Areas


Matthew and his team of highly trained probate staff work hand in hand with clients to ensure they are guided through the probate process in a compassionate and effective manner. Talbot Law Group represents Administrators throughout California, including Contra Costa, Alameda, Santa Clara, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo County, Orange, and Los Angeles County

Probate and Trust Litigation

Trust Litigation

Matthew Talbot and his team have extensive experience with Trust and Estate litigation matters.  Litigation can be an emotional process, especially when family members are fighting. While our attorneys have extensive trial experience, our first focus is always on mediating these disputes whenever possible, and assuring that clients see the best possible outcome.

Estate Planning

Selecting an attorney who has significant experience in Trust & Estate Litigation protects against potentially planning errors that can lead to litigation and unnecessary expense. Our team’s experience, patience, and dedication to clients has earned us a reputation as a top Bay Area Trust & Estate Firm. Together we will work with you to come up with a plan that both protects and honors your legacy.

Trust Administration

Talbot Law Group is known throughout the Bay Area for the expertise in complex trust administrations.  Our attorneys also work closely with trustees, fiduciaries, and other professionals to ensure that the process is as cost effective and efficient as possible.


A Conservatorship is when the Court appoints a person to act as an agent for another.  Our firm handles Conservatorship matters ranging from limited conservatorships for adults with disabilities, to complex contested conservatorships. 

Attorney & Trustee Services

Matthew Talbot and his team offer supportive services to attorneys and individuals alike – including Consulting, Co Counsel, Referee Services, Mediation, and Professional Trustee Services.

Client Testimonials

  • Mr. Talbot is honest, hard working and always well prepared. He is held in high regard by Judges and other attorneys in the community. He will go the extra mile for his client. If you meet with him you will be glad you did.

    David P.
  • This is a wonderful family firm. My husband and I have both worked with them, and they are honest, hard working, and responsive. Matthew handles an extensive amount of trust and probate litigation in Contra Costa County and is well known to the judge and other counsel. We frequently refer friends, clients and colleagues to the Talbots. I highly recommend them.

    Holly T.
  • Mr. Talbot represented me in probate court when I petitioned to become trustee for my disabled uncle’s living trust following a death in the family. He was professional and patient throughout the process. I highly recommend him.

    Greg K.
  • By far and away the most competent and ethical attorney I’ve worked with

    Paul N.
  • Matthew advised me on a messy family estate matter last summer. From the first meeting, he struck me as an unusually honest, caring individual who was capable and willing to help me. Throughout our time together, I felt he was a strong advocate in my corner, keeping me informed and calm at every step. I appreciated his candor and rigorous honesty, and would recommend Matthew Talbot to anyone in my life.

    Sarah D.
  • I recommend Matt Talbot for his expertise and compassion in this complicated and delicate area of law. Our family has had the benefit of Matt’s calm and knowledgeable guidance through the process of becoming and serving as Conservators for a family member. He has guided us through the legal complexities and the personal challenges with great consideration and understanding. He’s always clear and always keeping us mindful of our Conservatee’s best interest.

    Rachel R.
  • People like Matt and Elizabeth Talbot give lawyers a good name!!! I found them all to be easy to work with and totally professional. I highly recommend them.

    John F.

Contact us today at 925-322-1795 to set up a consultation.

Estate Planning and Probate Firm Talbot Law Group assists clients with their estate plans across California, including Contra Costa County, Alameda County, San Francisco County, Napa County, Marin County, Sonoma County, Santa Clara County, San Mateo County, and Los Angeles County.

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    • Mon - Fri 8:30 - 5:30
    • 2033 N. Main St, Suite 750, Walnut Creek, CA. 94596
    • 1900 S Norfolk St Ste. 387, San Mateo, CA 94403

    Trust, Probate and Estate Planning Lawyer in downtown Walnut Creek, California serving Contra Costa County, Alameda County, San Francisco County, Napa County, Marin County, San Mateo County, Santa Clara County, Los Angeles County, and Ventura County.