Catherine Hergenreter

Estate Planning, Special Needs Trusts and Trust Administration


Catherine Hergenreter grew up between Orange County and Fresno, California.  Catherine graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.  She then went on to complete her legal education at Whittier Law School.  During her time in law school she clerked for civil and criminal judges and was an editor of the Whittier Law Review.  She had the honor of having her article published.

Passion for Helping Families

Catherine always had a passion for estate planning because of the huge impact on her clients’ lives. She has been in the field of estate planning, trust administration and probate since she became a lawyer and it is where she plans to remain for the remainder of her career.  She has helped numerous families with their estate planning needs, understanding that each client has their own special situation.  Catherine has experience in special needs planning, blended families, and other unique circumstances.

A Message from Catherine

Estate planning can be a scary thing to think about, but it is a necessary tool to ensure you have the peace of mind that your family will be ok when you are gone.  It may only take a few hours of your time, but it will save your loved ones potentially years of legal proceedings and legal fees.  Everyone has their own wishes for what happens to their assets when they pass, and it is important to speak with an estate planning attorney to create the best plan to achieve your goals.  I have had the pleasure of helping hundreds of families reach their goals and will continue to do so for all of my clients.