Welcome to Jackson & Efting

California Certified Legal Specialists in the fields of Probate, Estate Planning, and Trust Law.

Our firm was established in Sunnyvale on February 1, 1978. Hugh Jackson has been a California State Board Certified Family Law Specialist for 35 years. After 45 years of practice, he retired in September 2019. James Efting continues to practice as a California State Board Certified Specialist in Probate, Estate Planning, and Trust Law.

Our team at Jackson & Efting can provide the expert counsel you require. Clients throughout the State of California, and others, have relied on our experience, expertise, and dedication for over four decades.

Since the early 1980s our firm has continuously maintained an "AV" rating by Martindale Hubbell. Established in 1868, Martindale Hubbell is an independent company which, through blind peer questionnaire research, evaluates law firms throughout the country. Only 5% of all law firms achieve the top "AV" rating. The rating is based on integrity, achievement, and reputation. We are honored to be among those who have achieved and continuously maintained the coveted "AV" rating.

There is no substitute for enlisting the aid of a competent, professional law firm to guide you through the intricacies of the complex legal system and advocate on your behalf. Jackson & Efting has a strong commitment to each of their clients through quality representation. This begins with identifying and helping clients set goals for themselves within the parameters established by our state legislature. We pride ourselves with prompt responses to inquiries, explanations of choices, and a thorough preparation of each case.