Kristina R. Hess, J.D., M.A.

Estate Planning Attorney, Mediator, and Legacy Building Coach Kristina’s passion is to embody an everlasting trust with each of  her valuable clients. Her mission is… Read more

Elizabeth Herring

Client Services Director As the Client Services Director, Elizabeth connects with clients from the first phone call to the delivery of their important Estate Planning… Read more

Lori Mercer

Probate Paralegal Since 1988, Lori has been serving diligently as a California Probate Paralegal. Lori has handled hundreds of probate cases in California Probate Courts… Read more

Bari Vallas

Funding Coordinator As a former practicing litigation attorney, with over 20 years of experience, Bari Vallas, now focuses exclusively on being the “go to” Funding… Read more

Lee Polzin

Marketing, Graphic Design Lee Polzin, like Bari Vallas, has been with KR Hess Law, PC since the very beginning. Lee is a web designer, graphic… Read more


Lee Buthod Trahan California Notary Public Halecia Wasserman California Notary Public Halecia also assists Kristina with document production.

Estate Taxes: Where do the 2016 Presidential Candidates Stand on Federal Estate Tax Rates?

From the desk of Kristina R. Hess, San Diego Trust Attorney, Estate Planning Lawyer San Diego Estate Tax Attorney: The Future of the Federal Estate… Read more

Who Needs Estate Planning in San Diego? You will be surprised…

From the Desk of Estate Planning Attorney, San Diego, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Kristina R. Hess Do You Need an Estate Planning Attorney… Read more