In this selection of client testimonials, hear how we’ve helped families and business owners throughout California reach their business, tax, and estate planning goals. To learn how we can assist with your legal needs, contact our office to schedule a case review.

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  • “John Goralka is an excellent lawyer. He was highly recommended by my business partner and he met all my expectations. I met Mr. Goralka when he was doing an Estate Planning presentation to a community group in the East Sacramento area. John has assisted me in completing my Estate Planning and Trust. His staff was very professional, efficient, friendly, and prompt at making last minute changes on my trust. I would highly recommend John Goralka to all my family and friends.”
  • “After reaching out to Attorney Goralka, I received a prompt response within just 10 minutes. He expertly answered all of my questions and concerns regarding the sale of a business and property taxes during the winddown phase. I was impressed by John's extensive knowledge and thoroughness in addressing all aspects of the process. Thanks to the high level of professional service he provided, I plan to use John's services for my personal property taxes as well.”
  • “If you're looking for an attorney who is both responsive and knowledgeable, look no further than John Goralka. He helped us with our property tax appraisal values for our primary and investment homes, communicating with us throughout the process and ultimately reducing our tax burden. We highly recommend him for property tax legal needs and estate planning.”
  • “My family needed some straight talk expert advice on a tax issue related to my father's death, passing away without a will. After hours of research on the Internet, we decided to consult Attorney John Goralka due to his impressive credentials. And we are glad that we did. John is a knowledgeable and caring professional. At the initial consultation, he listened patiently to our story and explained our options clearly without pressuring us to hire him. Throughout our engagement, John continued to be our helpful and reassuring advisor. Even though the amount at stake in our case was quite modest compared to others he handled, John understood our concerns and could think from our perspective. His responses to our questions were always very prompt and easy to understand. He made a stressful situation much less so. Working with John on my family’s tax matters and so many other things was a pleasure.”
  • "I had an issue with the IRS and my business, it was complicated. Several of my friends had mentioned John Goralka so I gave him a call and explained my situation. He immediately put my mind at ease and got to work on my case. I was pleased with the outcome and would recommend John for this type of work."
  • "Our family owns several business’s so the Estate Planning was not incredibly easy. I was referred to John by a friend who also had quite a large estate plan that John had helped his family with."
  • "I recently came into quite of bit of money and Attorney Goralka helped me figure out what the tax consequences might be. Attorney Goralka was incredibly thorough during the process of settling the incredibly large estate and I will be forever grateful. He is brilliant and his staff was always on top of everything."
  • "I have used John’s services to assist with several matters for me and my family. John’s work was professionally excellent, and he always took the time to make sure that we understood what would need to be done and that we were comfortable with all the details. In addition to being an expert in his field, John has a great sense of compassion and humor which helps when you are dealing with serious topics like probate, wills and trusts! if you are in need of assistance in any of John’s practice areas, he will serve you very well. I would recommend him without hesitation to friends and family requiring legal services."
  • "We have used John in the past to set up our family trust and were very pleased with the results and the experience, so we contacted him again to look into whether to set up a rental property we were buying into an LLC or not. John was very helpful and knowledgeable. He gave us the pros and cons of setting up the LLC and helped us with the process in a timely manner that fit into the escrow closing time. I would highly recommend John."
  • "This is my second time using the services of this law firm. Mr. Goralka provided personal attention to my situation and handled my request satisfactorily. He is a super star in my eyes and his staff are all terrific as well. I would recommend him without hesitation."
  • "I'm meeting with John and team, and they are definitely the highest quality Law Firm I've worked with as an individual and as a person who works in the financial industry. I always tell people to get an in-person interview with the Attorney, and John always makes time to build a relationship with my clients and friends as they make their way to meet him in person. His support staff also are completely responsive and genuinely service minded in each of the contacts I've had with them."
  • "I am an estate planning attorney who has referred several clients with more complicated needs to John Goralka. He's very knowledgeable, professional and compassionate. I always rest assured when I refer a client to him that they will be well taken care of."