Jacqueline Yu has extensive experience helping clients create an array of comprehensive, personalized wealth and estate plans, no matter the circumstance.

    Practice Area Highlight:

    • International estate planning, including planning for foreign persons who have U.S. situs assets and planning for families with mixed citizenship and residency status and/or ownership of assets in multiple jurisdictions.
    • Planning for LGBTQ couples, blended families, and other non-traditional families.

    Jacqueline Yu will help you and your partners craft a plan that effectively protects your business now and ensures an orderly transition in the future.

    Practice Area Highlight:

    • Implemented transfer of minority interests in a family-owned limited liability company valued at $40 million using strategies to minimize tax consequences.
    • Designed a trust to help a business executive transfer $10 million in shares of his company to children, without incurring estate or gift taxes.

    Administering an estate is a complicated, time-intensive process. There are many pitfalls to avoid. Jacqueline helps clients navigate estate administration—with a focus on efficiency, clarity, and legal protection.

    Practice Area Highlight:

    • Ms. Yu has unique experience advising trustees and personal representatives with complex international estates.
    • Ms. Yu emphasizes the minimization of risk and conflict between trustees, beneficiaries, and grantors.

    Jacqueline D. Yu provides Southern California-based estate planning services with an international focus.

    Some regions in which we have worked:

    • Singapore
    • Philippines
    • United Kingdom
    • Canada
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Super Lawyers® Designation Awarded to Jacqueline D. Yu, of The Law Offices of Jacqueline D. Yu, for Third Consecutive Year

January 24, 2024 - News & Events

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Super Lawyers® Designation Awarded to Jacqueline D. Yu, of The Law Offices of Jacqueline D. Yu, for Third Consecutive Year

Los Angeles, CA The Law Offices of Jacqueline D. Yu are pleased to announce that their principal attorney, Jacqueline D. Yu, has been named to the 2024 Southern California Super Lawyers® list. Jacqueline has received this honor for the past three consecutive years.

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The designation honors those who rank among the top five percent of all private practice attorneys in their practice area in Southern California. Founded in 1991, Super Lawyers® created a patented selection process for an annual designation that involves independent research and peer input. Attorneys in each US state are selected for the designation and the list has become a valuable resource for those searching for a top-rated attorney in their state.

Jacqueline’s practice focuses on estate planning, trust administration, and business succession planning. She represents clients throughout the state of California, as well as those living in other states and abroad who own property or have other interests in California. Jacqueline offers a breadth of experience in estate, tax, and business succession planning and trust administration, representing high net worth individuals, families, and business owners in both domestic and international matters. Her expertise in estate and tax planning, business transactions and estate administration, includes structuring trusts using asset value discounting and estate freezing techniques, providing asset protection through multi-layer entity structures, business succession planning through transfers of minority interests in business entities and buy-sell agreements, administering complicated estates, and serving as a trusted advisor to families and fiduciaries.



Jacqueline D. Yu, Esq., LL.M.
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