a law corporation

Buxbaum & Chakmak, a law corporation

Innovative Solutions.  
Excellent Service.


Serving our clients since 1971

Buxbaum & Chakmak has prided itself on a tradition of the highest quality legal services to clients since 1971. Our firm is rated "very high to preeminent", the highest rating available from the most recognized and respected directory of attorneys and law firms in the United States. All of our attorneys have extensive experience in their specialties.

We specialize in law for business entities, civil litigation, real estate, estate planning, and family law. Our attorneys understand economic changes and legal and political issues affecting our clients. Our attorneys have a depth of experience and broad conceptual understanding of the needs of businesses and individuals. We have advised and represented our business clients' decision makers, including banks, insurance companies, trust companies, professionals, and individuals engaged in business enterprises. We are committed to maintaining long term relationships and client satisfaction with our services.

We are committed to providing the highest standard of professional services. We promptly, frequently, and comprehensively communicate with clients. We have an insightful understanding of clients' needs. We understand the importance of clients' concerns and their trust in us.



414 Yale Avenue, Suite K
Claremont, California 91711
P: (909) 621-4707
F: (909) 621-7112




Areas of Practice


We advise clients on entity formation, capital investment, benefit plans, sales and acquisitions, business contracts, and dissolution of business entities.  Services include counseling clients on operational issues such as employee benefits, employee handbooks, sexual harassment, drugs, work place violence, and employee discipline and termination.


We provide experienced counsel with regard to the acquisition, disposition, financing, development, construction, management, leasing, and operation of real property.  The firm is skilled in document drafting, and maintains close working relationships with local real estate brokers, title insurance companies, escrow companies, and appraisers in order to close sales expeditiously.


Clients in need of legal services relating to dissolution of marriage, legal separation, child custody, and support are served by the firm.



We have skilled litigators, each with over 35 years’ experience in the firm's major practice areas.  The firm is known for its careful preparation and analysis of legal issues, its forceful courtroom advocacy, and high degree of success at trial and on appeal.


We have in-depth experience in estate planning, and in drafting and implementing wills and trusts of all types, including individual and family trusts, credit shelter trusts, life insurance trusts, special needs trusts, business trusts, and charitable trusts and foundations.  We counsel clients on matters relating to the elderly, such as qualification for federal and state benefits, transfer of estate assets, and treatment at long-term care facilities.

Probate and Conservatorship

We provide representation in all types of probate, conservatorship, and guardianship proceedings, and in the speedy resolution of small estates without probate.  



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