about us


This law firm has been serving Hanford and Kings County since 1910. Although the names on the sign have changed throughout the last 100 years the service has not. Maroot & Hardcastle are a continuation of the service and commitment started in 1910, we are proud to be the oldest law firm in the Hanford area. We offer honesty and integrity to all of our clients. Our attorneys offer competent and professional service to all who walk through our doors.

K. Phillip Maroot

Areas of Law:
Estate Planing, Probate Law, Corporate and Business Law, Real Estate Law

Experience & Credentials:
Admission to the California Bar, 1962
Educated at Pomona College, B.A.; Stanford University, J.D.

Additional Details:
Assistant District Attorney, Kings County, 1962-1964
Hanford School District Trustee, 1971-1982

V. Wayne Hardcastle

Areas of Law:
Trusts & Estates, Family Law

Experience & Credentials:
Admission to the California Bar and U.S. District Court, Northern and Eastern Districts, 1977; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1989
Educated at California State University at Bakersfield, B.A.; University of San Diego, J.D.

Timothy Wade Jolly

Experience & Credentials:
Admission to the California Bar, 2012
Educated at San Joaquin College of Law, Fresno, CA.