After 25 years as a corporate litigator in San Francisco, Peter F. McAweeney now practices exclusively in the area of trusts, wills and estates, including estate planning, trust administration and probate. Mr. McAweeney works with clients on designing and implementing their estate plans, from simple to complex, including living trusts, wills, powers of attorney and advanced health care directives. He assists clients with property transfer agreements, transfer deeds and life insurance and retirement account beneficiary designations. He also works with trustees and executors on trust and estate administration matters, including the preparation of trust and estate accountings, and assists in the preparation and filing of estate and gift tax returns.
Education and Admissions
Mr. McAweeney received a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Philosophy and Legal Studies and a Juris Doctorate (JD) from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master of Law (LLM) in Estate Planning from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. He was admitted to the practice of law by the California Bar in 1990.