Elder Law



Grandparents’ Rights


Grandparents’ Rights refers to a grandparent’s right to visit their grandchildren. There are certain circumstances in which a grandparent must fall under in order to be able to file for visitation. For more information, contact Mark A. Ambrose and schedule an appointment.





A conservatorship is similar to a guardianship, except it is used for legal adults who are unable to care for themselves or their assets.



Wills & Trusts

wills and trusts
To secure your family’s future, think about organizing your assets with a will or trust. A will or trust organizes your assets so that if something were to happen to you, your family would not have to worry or argue about your assets. Make sure your assets are distributed and handled according to your wishes.



Power of Attorney

power of attorney
Allows a person you appoint as your agent to perform certain acts or functions on your behalf. A Power of Attorney generally is terminated when the person dies or becomes incompetent, but the person can revoke the power of attorney at any time.




Advance Health Care Directive

advance health care directive
Lets your physician, family and friends know your health care preferences, including the types of special treatment you want or don't want at the end of your life.






Mark A. Ambrose

Mark Ambrose


Mark A. Ambrose’s strong background in law comes from his studies in the following:

• Graduated in only 3 years from Sacramento State University with a B.A. awarded in 1984.
• J.D. degree from Whittier College School of Law in 1988
• Admitted to the California Bar in 1989

Memberships and Community Service:

• Member of the Sacramento County Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2008
• Member of the Christian Legal Society 2008
• Past President of the Wiley Manuel Bar Association (Association of African American Attorneys, Sacramento, CA) in 2000.
• Past Treasurer of the Wiley Manuel Bar Association in 2001 and 2002.
• Past committee member of the Sacramento Unified School District’s Student Retention Committee
• Past committee member of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Black Education Committee.
• Rosemont Community Association Board of Directors, 1995-1997
• Founder of Rosemont Youth Football and Cheerleading 1998
• Past President of Rosemont Youth Football and Cheerleading, 2001-2002
• Past President of Rosemont High School’s PTA in 2004 and 2005

Mark Ambrose has been married for 29 years to Carla Ambrose, LCSW who is a therapist. Together they have two sons.