Elliot S. Blut is a partner of Blut Law Group, LLP with extensive practice in all major areas of business, Probate, Trust and Estate litigation. Mr. Blut has extensive trial and appellate experience in state and federal courts in California and Nevada.
Mr. Blut received his B.A. degree from the University of California, San Diego in political science in 1989 and his Juris Doctor from Hastings College of the Law in 1992. Mr. Blut is a member of the State Bars of California and Nevada, and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts. Mr. Blut is also admitted to practice in numerous federal courts throughout the United States, including the United States District Court for the Central District of California, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, the United States District Court for the District of Nevada and the United States Tax Court. Mr. Blut is further admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit.
In his 20 years of practice, Mr. Blut has represented hundreds of clients in a wide variety of matters. These include representation in business and commercial litigation matters, including contract disputes, partnership disputes, franchise disputes, business fraud claims, real estate, lender liability and issues surrounding residential lending and wrongful foreclosure. Mr. Blut also has particular expertise in the area of probate and trust litigation and estate planning. The probate and trust litigation experience includes representing heirs, executors and other estate administrators, trust beneficiaries, and trustees in litigating trust and estate disputes. Mr. Blut’s litigation experience has included numerous jury trials and bench trials as well as binding arbitration. Mr. Blut has represented national mortgage lenders and servicers in foreclosures, collections, Bankruptcy and litigation for violation of foreclosure statutes, fraud, unfair business practices and quiet title actions.
Mr. Blut’s estate planning experience has covered a wide range of estates from an individual with limited assets to larger estates implementing more sophisticated planning techniques including life insurance trusts, generation skipping trusts, qualified personal residence trusts (“QPRT”), qualified terminable interest property marital trusts (“QTIP”), grantor retained annuity trusts (“GRAT”), and intentionally defective grantor trusts in connection with a sale of a family owned business.
Areas Of Practice
- Business Litigation
- Partnership Disputes
- Contract Disputes
- Shareholder Litigation
- Commercial Arbitration
- Real Estate Litigation
- Estate Planning
- Probate and Trust Administration
- Probate and Trust Litigation
- U.S. District Court Central District of California
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
- U.S. District Court Northern District of California
- U.S. District Court District of Nevada
- U.S. Tax Court
- U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
- University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
- J.D. - 1992
- University of California, San Diego, California
- B.A. - 1989
- Major: Political Science
Professional Associations and Memberships
- State Bar of California, Member
- State Bar of Nevada, Member