Thomas E. Beltran

Of Counsel
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Thomas E. Beltran

Mr. Beltran is an expert in the area of special needs trusts, and trusts in general. He has successfully litigated on behalf of his clients for denied benefits in front of many agencies, including Regional Centers. He has helped his clients secure benefits for Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security Disability and Special Education. He also represents clients in Elder Law, Guardianship and Conservatorship matters.

In his spare time, Mr. Beltran builds custom guitars.

Representative Matters

  • Harbor Regional Center v. Office of Administrative Hearings, (2012) 210 Cal. App. 4th 293. Second District Court of Appeal. Obtained an affirmance. The court held that the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) had jurisdiction over consumer’s claim that a temporary worker should receive a pay raise from regional center when acting as a replacement for the child’s caregiver during the primary caregiver’s maternity leave.
  • Samantha C. et al. v. The Office of Administrative Hearings et al., (2010) 185 Cal. App. 4th 1462; 112 Cal. Rptr. 3d 415, Second District Court of Appeal. Obtained a reversal of the trial court order, finding Samantha C. did not have a developmental disability. The importance of this case was further explained in Samantha C. v. State Dept. of Developmental Services, (2012) 207 Cal.App.4th 71.
  • Vaughn v. Marable, (2009), Case № B199564 (LASC LP010470) Second District Court of Appeal. The trial court’s decision was affirmed in part, finding there was substantial evidence supporting the trial court’s decision that the decedent’s son misappropriated one of two parcels of property from the estate.
  • Peter S. v. Los Angeles Unified School District, (2008) Case № 09-55248 (D.C. № 2:03 -cv-06798-FMC-CW) Second District Court of Appeal. The trial court’s decision was affirmed in part, finding there substantial evidence supporting the trial court’s decision that the decedent’s son misappropriated one of two parcels of property from the estate.

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