Southern California Real Estate, Business
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Hamlin | Cody is a firm of trusted legal advisors focusing on real estate, business, corporate law and billboard law in Southern California.

We combine the experience and sophistication of a larger firm, with the personal attention and flexibility that is available only from a boutique practice. Our focus on relationships, built over time, provides the foundation for an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.

We take care of our clients and solve their problems. We help them get out of trouble and help them stay out of trouble. To learn if we are the right attorneys for you, please explore our website or contact us.


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At Hamlin | Cody, trust is more than just a word. It’s the foundation of our relationship with every client. That’s why we’re especially proud when families entrust us with the legal needs of not just themselves, but also their loved ones. Recently, a former client’s son came to us on the recommendation of another […]


CA estate planning is a meticulous process, where every detail matters. From wills to trusts, powers of attorney to healthcare directives, each legal document plays a crucial role in shaping the distribution of assets and the fulfillment of one’s wishes. However, as the number of documents increases, so does the complexity and the opportunity for […]


In a recent California Supreme Court decision, the case of Haggerty v. Thornton sheds light on the intricacies of trust modifications. Here’s a simplified breakdown of the court’s conclusion, from attorney, Richard Hamlin: If the trust provides an exclusive method of changing or revoking the trust, that is the only way to do it. For […]