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San Marcos Lawyer Stephen C. Hinze | Attorney at Law

San Marcos Civil Litigation Attorney Steve Hinze takes pride in finding unique solutions to your difficult legal problems. He understands that your situation requires a highly knowledgeable legal professional, and he is prepared to give the personal attention required to achieve the best possible outcome.

Since 1985, Mr. Hinze has been helping clients achieve positive results in matters involving probate, probate litigation, estate administration, conservatorships, guardianships, civil litigation, business and real estate litigation, bankruptcy, and consumer law.

At reasonable rates, our law firm delivers experienced counsel designed to effectively achieve your legal objectives. San Marcos Lawyer Stephen Hinze serves his clients by establishing a long-term relationship focusing upon their personal and business legal needs.

Contact Stephen C. Hinze, Attorney at Law directly by calling (760) 689-0705 to schedule your free consultation.

During your 30-minute initial meeting, Mr. Hinze will listen to your situation, ask and answer pertinent questions, and develop strategies designed to resolve your legal issues. Our law office is very responsive to client inquiries, and we offer status reports on a monthly basis in order to keep clients up-to-date regarding case progress.

Experienced Legal Representation in San Marcos, CA

By counselling clients on their rights, obligations, and potential future conflicts related to their particular legal situation, San Marcos Civil Litigation Lawyer Steve C. Hinze gives effective representation in a wide range of practice areas. He can help you at every stage of the process so you will know what to expect. In addition, you will be better prepared to make critical decisions when necessary. With a high degree of experience in probate law, civil litigation, bankruptcy, and consumer rights, Mr. Hinze can help you find the best possible legal solution for a reasonable rate. Due to his degree in construction management, Attorney Hinze has extensive knowledge in construction claims and construction litigation cases.

Probate Law | Settling or Contesting a Will, Trust, or Probate Matter

If you are facing the probate process, challenging or defending a will or the handling of a deceased loved one’s estate, or if you are seeking or disputing protective measures for the personal or financial care of a loved one, San Marcos Lawyer Steve Hinze is prepared to advocate for your interests. These estate administration and asset distribution matters involve complex legal issues which may be made more difficult by the anxiety and stress that often accompany a loved one’s death. To ensure your situation is handled effectively and efficiently, Mr. Hinze provides knowledgeable guidance throughout the probate process and other estate-related matters, including the following.

  • Probate is the highly technical process of collecting assets, paying bills, and distributing an estate as directed by a will or through intestate succession laws.
  • Probate Litigation includes will contests and other challenges to the manner in which a decedent’s estate is being handled.
  • Trust Administration & Trust Litigation concerns trustees who are settling an estate and distributing assets following a pour over will and trust. Trust litigation involves contesting or defending a trust or trustees conduct.
  • Conservatorships & Guardianships are necessary when an individual is petitioning for control of a loved one’s finances or personal care. Mr. Hinze also handles challenges to conservatorships & guardianships.

Civil Litigation | Representing Plaintiffs or Defendants

If you are suffering economic loss or if you are being sued, San Marcos Attorney Steve C. Hinze is prepared to provide you with a skilled plaintiff or defense representation. As an experienced trial lawyer, Mr. Hinze helps individuals, organizations, and businesses resolve disputes in a wide range of civil litigation matters, including:

Debt Relief | Helping You Get Back on Your Feet

If you are looking for a fresh financial start, San Marcos Attorney Steve Hinze can help you find the most suitable debt relief option to meet your personal and business needs. Our law firm will evaluate your entire situation, and offer counseling on which choices will produce the best solution. Whether your circumstances will involve liquidation, reorganization, or repayment, Mr. Hinze is prepared to handle all filings, petitions, and court proceedings. A legal remedy for your financial difficulties may be one of the following.

Consumer Law | Protecting Your Rights

If you have had your identity stolen, if you believe a merchant has acted unlawfully, or if a company has stepped over the boundaries of the law while trying to collect a debt, you may be able to recover significant damages for the harm caused to you. We take some consumer law cases on contingency, and you will not pay attorney fees until we obtain a judgment or settlement on your behalf.

Mr. Hinze works with federal and state laws to protect your consumer rights and hold corporate wrongdoers accountable for a wide range of issues, including:

  • Fraud
  • Breach of Contract
  • Identity Theft
  • Negligence
  • Unfair Collection Procedures
  • Unlawful Sales Practices

Contact an Experienced San Marcos Attorney Today | Free Consultation

With over 30 years of experience, San Marcos Lawyer Steve Hinze gives each client personal attention while focusing on finding effective, efficient solutions to legal matters. Our professionalism is reflected in the referrals and positive reviews from our clients.

Call (760) 689-0705 to speak directly with Attorney Hinze and arrange for your free consultation. Your initial 30-minute meeting with San Marcos Lawyer Stephen C. Hinze can either be face-to-face or by phone, whichever is most convenient for you. This number is a direct line to reach the attorney. When Mr. Hinze is in court or with another client, please leave a voice mail, and we will return your call promptly.

We can also be reached online by completing our Case Evaluation Form.

As a true legal counselor, Mr. Hinze is dedicated to finding unique solutions for your particular legal needs. Contact our office today!