Albert J. Turnbaugh

Albert was admitted to the California State Bar and the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in 1974 and has maintained an office in Martinez throughout his entire legal career. He earned his Bachelor of Arts at California State University, Chico, and his J.D. at Golden Gate University.

Albert's Practice of Law is a General Practice with emphasis on Family Law,  Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration. His family law practice focuses on divorce and related areas.  He is an experienced trial attorney, though he is very successful at reaching dissolution agreements without the need to litigate before a judge. He is highly skilled in all areas in the family law division including but not limited to,  child custody, child and spousal support and division of community assets and debts.

Albert is dedicated to designing and implementing customized estate plans for the average middle class family.  When someone in your family passes away, Albert will guide you through the Trust Administration or Probate process with compassion and sensitivity. (More information on these topics can be found by navigating onto the specific pages of this website.)

Albert has been actively involved in both community and civic activities. He served on the Martinez City Council in the late 1970's. When not practicing law, Albert enjoys spending time with his family, traveling with his lovely wife, reading, movies and fine dining.


‚ÄčJennifer A. Hilton

Jennifer works as a Contract Attorney for Albert J. Turnbaugh, A.P.C. She was admitted to the California Sate Bar in 2011. Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Science at U. C. Berkeley and her J.D. at Hastings University, with a concentration in International and Comparative Law.

Jennifer's Practice of Law is a General Practice with emphasis on Family Law. She has continuing education credits in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration.  Her prior experience includes employment at the International University College of Turin,  Italy where she lived and worked after law school.  Jennifer also works as a Contract Attorney for a successful family law firm in Oakland. Specifically to family law, Jennifer has experience and knowledge in all types of family law cases which include but is not limited to divorce, child custody, (both domestic and internationally)  child support, spousal support, property division and domestic violence.  

When Jennifer is not practicing law she enjoys traveling abroad, spending time with her son, hiking the trails of the east bay and her cat Artemis.