Timothy Murphy is an estate planning and elder law attorney whose practice emphasizes helping people to build, preserve and pass on their wealth. He works with his clients to accomplish their goals while avoiding unnecessary court proceedings and minimizing or eliminating exposure to death taxes. Tim has practiced law in the Sacramento area since 1982, first with a large firm, and then with his own firm since 1987.
Tim is one of only a handful of attorneys in the Greater Sacramento Area accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs to assist veterans with their benefits claims.
Tim has written a regular column on legal issues for Senior Magazine. He also was a regular featured guest on the Money Experts radio program heard locally on KFBK (AM 1530). He has been quoted in the Sacramento Bee and Sacramento Business Journal on estate planning and related topics. Tim also assisted local Channel 2 (KCRA) in an investigative report on the trust mill problem in the Sacramento and was recently featured on Channel 10 (KXTV) in its series on personal financial planning.
Mr. Murphy and his firm have been awarded the top AV rating by the Martindale-Hubbel Law Directory, the legal profession’s oldest and preeminent rating service for attorneys and law firms. The AV rating is the highest rating bestowed by Martindale-Hubbel and is earned by only a small number of law firms and attorneys considered to have “Very High to Preeminent Legal Ability” with the highest standard of ethical and professional conduct. Before assigning a rating, Martindale-Hubbell solicits the confidential, unbiased and independent opinion of local attorneys and judges. He has also achieved the highest possible rating (10.0 Superb) by the Avvo attorney rating service. Tim has been repeatedly recognized as a Five Star Wealth Manager by Sacramento Magazine in the area of Estate Planning. This annual survey by the magazine recognizes those professionals who rank highest in clients satisfaction.
- About Firm:
Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in Sacramento, CA, our mission is to provide residents of Sacramento and surrounding areas with quality estate planning resources, such as assistance with Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Probate, Trust Administration, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Giving. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family's future. Visit our online Estate Planning Information Center to obtain timely, quality information on estate planning and related issues, including complimentary issues of our Special Reports and Estate Planning News articles. Residents of Sacramento and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.
- Law Firm: Northern California Center for Estate Planning and Elder Law