Suzanne Graves received her law degree in 1986 and is the recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award for Estate Planning and Legal Research and Writing. She is currently on the Member Advisory Board for The National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys. She is certified as a specialist in estate planning, probates and estate with the State Bar. In 1995, she opened her practice in Upland, California. At the time, her main focus was solely on estate and business planning. She enjoys advising business owners and individuals in the areas of estate, tax, charitable, elder law and business planning. She is also a contributing author of Strictly Business: Planning Strategies for Privately Owned Businesses, and Love, Money & Control: Reinventing Estate Planning and my book Estate and Financial Planning in Turbulent Times.