Hon. Nat A. Agliano (Ret.)

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Family Law

Hon. Nat A. Agliano (Ret.) joined JAMS’ panel of neutral arbitrators and mediators a short time after his retirement as Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District in 1992.

Prior to his service on the Court of Appeal, Justice Agliano served as a Judge of the Monterey County Superior Court for 13 years. He was also in private practice for nine years, and served as a California Deputy Attorney General for three years prior to private practice.

Justice Agliano has served as an arbitrator, mediator, hearing officer, and/or referee/special master in many cases, including:

Representative Matters

  • Family Law - Dissolution of Marriage
    • Identification and allocation of community property and community debts
    • Identification of separate property and reimbursement of separate property interests in marital property
    • Determination of spousal support, child support and attorney’s fees
    • Determination of Date of Separation
    • Value of spouse’s use of community property
  • Probate and Trusts
    • Determining validity of wills
    • Claims of undue influence/incompetence
    • Review of accountings and performance of fiduciary duties of trustees, executors and administrators
    • Probate of intestate estate and cross claims between decedent's purported former spouse and appointed administrator
    • Breach of fiduciary duty of trustee of inter vivos trust
    • Appropriate distribution of trust assets

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Monterey County Bar Association, 2011
  • Monterey Peninsula College Hall of Fame
  • Justice Pro Tem, California Supreme Court, 1990
  • Presiding Judge, several terms, Monterey County Superior Court
  • Member of Sentencing Practices Advisory Committee, Judicial Council, 1976
  • President-elect, Monterey County Bar Association, 1962
  • Hastings Law Review, Note and Comment Editor, 1958

Background and Education

  • Presiding Justice, California Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District, 1986-1992
  • Associate Justice, California Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District, 1984-1986
  • Justice pro-tem, California Supreme Court, 1990
  • Judge, Monterey County Superior Court, 1972-1984
  • Private Practice, Monterey County, 1963-1971
  • Deputy Attorney General, CA, 1960-1963
  • J.D., Hastings College of Law, 1959 (Law Review 1958)
  • B.S., Business Administration, University of California at Berkeley, 1954

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