Boutique Estate Planning

Dave Gaw, who founded Gaw Van Male over 40 years ago with Nick Van Male, has always dreamed of having a law practice focused exclusively on estate planning and related areas of the law.  In 2018, this dream became reality with the launch of Gaw Estate Planning – a boutique law firm dedicated exclusively to estate planning and related areas of the law.

Dave has over 45 years of experience crafting customized estate plans and developing new strategies and techniques to address the ever-changing landscape of estate taxes and wealth transfer.  At the core of his approach is his commitment to educating his clients so that they understand how their plan addresses their unique situation.

Located in Napa, California, Gaw Estate Planning is committed to providing personalized services based on the unique needs of our clients. We believe that the right plan is dependent on the individual goals, beliefs, and ideals of each of our clients.  As such, we know that the best legal strategy can only be developed if there is a foundation of trust built on a solid relationship.  Our unique approach to working with our clients with a focus on educating them enhances the development of this relationship.

Whether you are setting up a basic plan or require a multi-generational trust with advanced planning, Gaw Estate Planning has the expertise and connections to serve you. With our extensive experience serving families of all sizes and economic levels, you can feel confident and comfortable putting your legacy in our hands.