Our Firm’s Approach To Helping You

Our entire firm in Santa Rosa, California, and representation of clients in the greater Bay Area, is geared toward providing you with the legal guidance you need today and in the future. Whether you are a business or a family, we make it our goal to deliver personalized legal guidance to you that is individually tailored to your unique circumstances.To do that, we get to know you. If you are an existing family client, you can enjoy our Open House Days when, for two weeks out of the year, you and your family and friends are invited to see us to ask your legal questions, review legal documents and address other concerns you might have.

Focused On Your Legal Needs

Our relationship with you is the foundation of our successful approach to practicing law. Businesses and families alike turn to us as “Their Lawyer,” the law firm that already knows them and can help on an ongoing basis with general legal concerns.

Knowing you also means we can help you more quickly with time-sensitive needs. In the future, when you are in need of trusts and estate planning or you want to develop a business succession plan, you will know you already have someone you can turn to who understands you. You will not have to retain new counsel to reinvent the wheel.

For all of those reasons, we make communication with you a key feature of our relationship. We know excellent legal services happen when you know what is going on in your legal affairs and when we know what is going on in your world.

Discuss Your Legal Concerns With Us Today

To get your process started, give attorney Erika Copenhaver a phone call at 707-867-0787. You can also schedule your initial consultation with us by contacting us online.

You can also learn more about our team by reviewing the information provided below.

Erika Copenhaver, Attorney


Erika Copenhaver is an attorney licensed in California. She is knowledgeable and experienced in contract law, estate planning, probate matters, trust litigation, and international transactional work, with a positive track record for zealously representing her client’s interests with positive outcomes.

Ms. Copenhaver’s Estate Planning experience includes the drafting of trusts, power of attorneys, and health care directives to carry out the client’s desires; the management and transfer of assets; handling probates, beginning with the Petition to Probate the estate to the Final Distribution of the estate; all aspects of trust administration; trust litigation and trial preparation; and drafting appellate briefs.In addition to Estate Planning, Erika specializes in small business incorporation and licensing, and international transactional work.

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Dayna Farquhar, Attorney


Dayna Farquhar is a trust and estates attorney with Galanti & Copenhaver. Dayna’s practice focuses on estate planning, general corporate, trust and probate law. Prior to joining the firm, Dayna practiced law in Chicago, Illinois and Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Dayna received her J.D. from Tulane University Law School. During law school she was the Senior Managing Editor of the Journal of International and Comparative Law.

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