About Us

AHAVA Law is a boutique law firm that provides probate and estate services to families and individuals. AHAVA Law partners with clients to manage life’s risks from a personal and legal perspective.

Our Mission: Estate Planning: Planning for life…with your love!® To provide estate planning and administration legal services with compassion. To make estate planning and administration accessible to those who serve our country and our community (Veterans, Teachers, Nurses, etc.). To support the community through financial contributions and pro bono legal services.

Our Purpose: To help professional individuals, families, and service members plan for their life and navigate the unexpected with compassion. To compassionately provide planning, protections, and peace of mind to the individuals who most need them but who are often unaware of such need or believe they cannot afford these services. To offer community education on the topics of estate planning, probate, estate administration, health care directives, and legal rights.


Our Team

Sheila-Marie Finkelstein

- California Attorney
- Veterans Affairs Accredited Attorney
- Super Lawyers TM Rising Star 2019 - 2020

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Scot Douglas

Of Counsel
Veteran Liaison
Vietnam Veteran

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Sarah Jane Montano

Executive Assistant & Notary Public

Our Clients

Families and individuals seeking guidance through the burdensome and complex probate system. I work directly with individuals and families to understand their goals and wishes and develop strategic solutions to meet their needs. No two estate plans, administrations, or probate proceedings are the same. People need our services because they love someone. We honor that love and treat each client as the important individual that they are, and not just a number on the bottom line.

Our Philosophy

AHAVA Law will focus on Mischpah (Family), Ahava (Love) and Mitzvot (Good Deeds). It is important to engage in Tzedakah (Justice). The company will focus on making the world a better place by supporting those who support our country and community.