trust and probate litigation lawyer in Los Angeles

Mathew F. Baker

PARTNER

Matthew Baker is a partner with RMO LLP. Matthew’s litigation practice focuses on representing beneficiaries and fiduciaries in contested trust, estate and probate litigation matters; business owners and entities in business litigation matters and partnership disputes; and investors, financial industry employees, and financial institutions in securities litigation, employment litigation, and regulatory matters.

In addition to his work at RMO, Matthew volunteers as an attorney with the Public Counsel Law Center, including the Children’s Rights Project, Public Counsel’s Debtor Assistance Project, and the Center for Veterans’ Advancement.

Matthew serves as secretary of the RMO Foundation, which is dedicated to the prevention of elder abuse and to advancing diversity, inclusion, children’s, veterans’ and art initiatives.

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EDUCATION

Fordham University
School of Law, New York
Juris Doctor, cum laude

New York University
BA, English and American Literature

IN THE NEWS

Probate and trust estate litigation law firm RMO LLP announced today that Scott Rahn, founding and managing partner, has once again been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for his work in the area of Trusts and Estates Litigation…

IN THE NEWS

Recognized for his exceptional legal skill and accomplishments as a top trust attorney within the Los Angeles business community, RMO LLP Founding and Managing Partner Scott Rahn has been selected as a nominee for the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Leaders in Law…

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Most states allow for a parent to disinherit a child. Those that do not still allow for partial disinheritance.
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For your trust to work as intended, it must avoid future trust contests and disputes amongst heirs and beneficiaries.
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