Houk & Hornburg, Inc. is a client-centered, full service law firm focusing primarily on estate planning, trust administration, real estate law, business law and family law.  Our goals are to protect our clients’ interests, to safeguard our client’s legacy and to ensure our clients’ business needs are met so that they can thrive in this challenging financial climate.  Our priorities are to communicate clearly and effectively, to provide outstanding legal advice and, always, to minimize costs to our clients. 

Estate Planning Services

For more than 30 years, the attorneys at Houk & Hornburg, Inc. have been assisting the men and women of our community in planning their estates to maximize the benefits to themselves and their heirs.  We have broad experience advising clients who have estates of all sizes and bequests of all kinds.  Our attorneys will work with you to prepare and craft the correct documents to accomplish your goals.  We have created hundreds of irrevocable and revocable trusts, always custom tailoring them to our clients’ specific wants and needs.  We also can advise you about other estate planning tools such as credit shelter trusts, qualified terminable interest property trusts, generation skipping trusts (aka dynasty trusts), SPA trusts, charitable remainder unitrusts (CRUT), charitable remainder annuity trusts (CRAT), grantor retained annuity trusts (GRAT), qualified personal residence trusts and irrevocable life insurance trusts.   

Trust and Estate Administration

Not only are we experienced at preparing and drafting wills and trusts of all kinds, but we will also work with your designated trustees, heirs, executors or representatives to ensure that your estate is properly administered according to your wishes.  We will work diligently to protect your loved ones after you are gone and make this painful experience as easy as possible.     

Real Estate Law

No matter how big or small your transaction or issue, the attorneys of Houk & Hornburg, Inc. can assist you in all of your real property needs.  We have negotiated, drafted and reviewed numerous commercial, agricultural and residential sales agreements and leases.  In addition, we advise homeowners, homeowners associations, investors and property managers throughout the Central Valley and the State of California. 

Business Law

The attorneys of Houk & Hornbug, Inc. have advised hundreds of business people at all stages of the structure and development of their business.  We will communicate your options to you and work diligently to help you make the best decisions to help you meet your business goals.  Whether it’s a sole proprietorship, general partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company, S-Corporation, C-Corporation, Professional Corporation or non-profit organization, we are well-versed in the pros and cons of each option and the steps necessary to help you form your business entity.  And our services certainly don’t stop after formation.  We can assist and advise you regarding all of the issues that arise in the course of running your business. 

Family Law

Our experienced attorneys will help you to endure through the all-too-common problems facing families in these troubling times.  We will work with you to resolve your issues promptly and fairly so that the impact on your children’s lives, as well as your wallet, is minimized.  Not only will we help you fight for your rights, but we will work fastidiously to explain the complex procedural and legal issues litigants face in the family courts.  We are happy to represent clients in dissolution of marriage, child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, parental rights, restraining order, adoption, guardianship or conservatorship proceedings. 


206 S. Mooney Blvd
Visalia, CA 93291
Tel: (559) 733-1065
Fax: (559) 733-7226


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