The Gavin Law Office is located in Fremont, California. The firm represents clients in legal matters including estate planning, probate and trust administration.
Attorney Timothy J. Gavin is dedicated to helping you and your family plan for the future. He will listen, and when appropriate, will make suggestions to alleviate your concerns. At the Gavin Law Office they will work with you to develop a comprehensive plan to address your legal needs, integrating your values and vision to help you achieve your goals.
The firm’s founder, Timothy J. Gavin is an estate attorney and has been practicing law for 30 years. Tim is admitted to the State Bar of California. He focuses his practice exclusively in the area of estate law, typically serving clients in Revocable Living Trusts, such as last durable Power of Attorney for Property Management and Advanced Healthcare Directive.
In addition, Timothy J. Gavin helps clients with Estate Tax Planning. Avoiding probate does nothing to avoid estate taxes. Many believe that if they have a living trust, their assets will pass to their heirs free of estate taxes. With his legal, tax, investment, and insurance expertise, Tim is able to design and implement plans that can reduce estate taxes, or establish trusts that continue free of estate taxes for your children and grandchildren.
In Trust Administration and Probate matters, the tasks can be overwhelming: tax filings, court proceedings, settling creditor claims, marshaling and liquidating assets, and communicating with beneficiaries. Tim’s clients appreciate his professional and common sense way of dealing with these potentially challenging issues.
Timothy J. Gavin also extensive experience with the full range of charitable planning, including donor-advised funds, charitable remainder trusts, charitable lead trusts, and private foundations, and specializes continuing legal education in addition to the standard continuing education required of attorneys.
Tim received his J.D. from the University of Washington, 1991 and his B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a member of the California Bar Association, California Lawyers Association, Trusts and Estates Section, and California Lawyers Association. Tim is Recognized for Professional Involvement Lawyer Legion.
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