Trusted Attorneys in Arcadia, CA Providing Practical and Cost-effective Legal Solutions Since 1952

Positioning you optimally in any estate planning, family law and business law matter

Helms & Myers has been dedicated to representing individuals, families and businesses throughout Arcadia and the San Gabriel Valley in California since 1952. Our clients benefit from the more than 100 combined years of legal experience, skill, warmth and focus that we bring to our family, estate planning and business law practice. We are steadfastly committed to delivering high-quality, practical, prompt and cost-effective legal solutions ― along with the personal attention you deserve.

We are vested in our community, where we practice law, volunteer and raised our families. We work hard to earn the respect of our clients and peers. In addition to clients and our peers, we receive many referrals from accountants, therapists and other professionals. Our firm’s partners, Sterling E. Myers and James R. Helms, Jr., are AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® for their high ethical standards and professional ability. Both are specialists certified by the State Bar of California — Mr. Helms in probate, estate planning and trust law and Mr. Myers in family law. Mr. Myers was recognized as a Super Lawyer in 2006 and designated a Southern California Super Lawyer in Family Law in Los Angeles Magazine from 2008 to 2013. Our firm is listed among the Preeminent Law Firms of the United States by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. We are ready to help you.

Striving to always be better at what we do to better serve you

At Helms & Myers, we listen closely to your concerns and tailor our services to match your needs. We answer your questions, provide updates and make sure you thoroughly understand the law and its relationship to your situation from start to finish. We fully equip you to make the most informed decisions at every stage of the legal process. 

Helms & Myers can assist you or your business in the following areas:  

  • Estate planning: Regardless of the size or complexity of your estate, we are prepared to assist you with wills, trusts, guardianships, powers of attorney and other necessary documents that protect you and your loved ones in case of accident, disability, illness or death.
  • Probate: We understand how hard it is to begin the legal process of probate after a loved one has died. We can assist you with transferring your loved one's property to the beneficiaries, resolving debts and handling tax issues.
  • Family law: We have extensive experience in family law matters, including divorce, child custody, child support, modification of court orders and pre-nuptial agreements.
  • Business law: We represent businesses in matters such as formation, mergers and acquisitions; buy/sell agreements; contract drafting, review and negotiation; employment agreements; ongoing counsel; business succession planning; and litigation.

Proudly serving clients in Arcadia, CA

Helms & Myers represents clients in Arcadia, Pasadena and other communities throughout the San Gabriel Valley in California.

Experienced Arcadia, CA attorneys ready to assist you and your business

To discuss your important legal matters, call Helms & Myers at 626-445-1177 or contact us online. There is a reduced-rate initial consultation for any family law case and there is a free 30-minute consultation for an estate planning case.