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Helping clients create meaningful legacies and protect their family wealth.

Cross Law focuses on representing individuals, professionals, and business owners in all matters of:

  • Trust Administration

  • Trust & Estate Litigation

Attorney Oleg Cross is an experienced courtroom advocate, and focuses his practice on both transactional and contested matters related to family wealth preservation, estate planning, and litigation.

Our Firm’s focus is on making sure your wishes are carried out, and your family and loved ones are protected from unnecessary court proceedings, costs, and taxes.

Our Goal

Our goal is to ensure that your assets are transferred to your loved ones in the most efficient manner possible – with the least amount of fees, court costs and taxes, by applying the most appropriate and practical estate planning techniques.  If there are any disputes, we stand by to represent zealously our clients’ interests in court.

Trust administration and trust and estate litigation can easily be made very complicated.  Our goal is to convey complicated matters to clients in a manner that is simple and entirely accurate, while providing clear practical guidance and advice.

Trust Administration

By creating a trust, you can protect your assets, beneficiaries and provide continued control over assets in the case that you may become incapacitated or pass away. Each type of trust involved varying legal requirements when creating. Cross Law APC has extensive experience with trust creation and administration.


Trust & Estate Litigation

Mr. Cross is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization. He is well-equipped to handle every aspect of estate and trust controversies, working in collaboration with the client’s existing estate or tax attorneys and advisors.


About Oleg Cross

Mr. Cross is Certified as a Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law by the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization.

Mr. Cross is a graduate of Duke University School of Law. He has received the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards (“AV Preeminent”) from the Martindale Hubbell® peer review rating service. In addition, he has been included in “Super Lawyers” since 2013.

Mr. Cross finds fulfillment in helping clients create meaningful legacies and protect their family wealth. His practice encompasses estate planning, trust administration, and select estate and trust controversies. He also provides advice and counsel in various stages of trust administration and trust proceedings.

His trial experience includes both bench and jury trials. Mr. Cross also handles select appeals, and is counsel of record in Haggery v. Thornton, 68 Cal. App. 5th 1003 (2021), review granted.

Mr. Cross is admitted to practice before all California courts, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, United States Tax Court, United States District Courts for the Central, Southern, Northern, and Eastern Districts of California, and the United States District Court for the District of Colorado.

Prior to forming his own firm, Mr. Cross was associated with Cooley LLP.


Mr. Cross is “AV Preeminent” by Martindale Hubbell — the highest rating for legal ability and adherence to ethical standards. In addition, he is rated “Superb 10.0” by Avvo. Mr. Cross has been consistently selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.  Super Lawyers is a peer rating service that recognizes the top 5% lawyers who have attained an outstanding degree of recognition and professional achievement.

In addition, in 2011, all major legal organizations in San Diego voted to select Mr. Cross as the inaugural recipient of the Judge David R. Thompson New Lawyer Award for his outstanding service to the legal profession and the public. In 2007 and 2008, he was honored by the San Diego legal community as a recipient of the 2007 and 2008 Top Young Attorneys by the San Diego Daily Transcript, which recognizes the “rising stars” in the San Diego legal community.

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If you are looking for trust, estate, or probate law advice, schedule your complimentary strategy call with Attorney Oleg Cross.

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