Yee Law Group, PC

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Title: Estate Planning 101

Recorded: 5/25/2021

Michael Yee, Esq

Sacramento estate lawyer, Michael Yee, founder of the Yee Law Group, comes from a long line of Sacramento pioneers, professionals who served their community. His great-great-grandfather was Dr. Wah Hing (born Yee Fung Cheung), an herbalist who was dedicated to helping those in the community using the traditional Chinese remedies he brought with him when he arrived in California during the Gold Rush. Dr. Hing was well respected by the Sacramento community and became even more well known when he saved the life of then-first lady of California Jane Stanford, the wife of Governor Leland Stanford.

Michael’s grandfather is retired dentist Dr. Herbert Lee, who served the Sacramento community for 54 years, as well as served as the official dentist for two former California governors, Pat Brown and Ronald Regan. Dr. Lee is also a successful commercial real estate investor and community leader, and served as president of the California State Board of Dental Examiners, regent of the University of Pacific, president of the UOP Dental School Alumni Association, president of the Sacramento Chinese Benevolent Association, and president of the Yee Fong Toy family association.

Following in the family tradition, Michael chose the law as his profession, committed to providing clients with the knowledge and the tools to ensure that their families’ financial security is protected when they are no longer here. Some of the areas where Michael and his legal team help clients include:

  •       Asset protection
  •       Business succession and business law
  •       Conservatorships
  •       Estate planning and trusts
  •       Probate law
  •       Real estate
  •       Trust and estate administration
  •       Trust and estate litigation
  •       Wealth transfer taxation

In addition to helping clients, Michael is also very active in the community, serving on the South Placer Estate Planning Council, Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce, and on the boards of various local civic organizations. He is also legal counsel for the Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Association

Among his many legal achievements, Michael was named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars List, Norther California in 2019 and 2020. He received the Avvo Clients Choice Award in 2019, 2020, and 2019, and he was named 2020 Top Lawyer by Sacramento Magazine.

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