Daniel T. Quane

Top rated Estate Planning & Probate attorney in Danville, California

Doyle Quane
Daniel T. Quane
Doyle Quane

Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate

Licensed in California since: 2006

Education: University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016

Doyle Quane

571 Hartz Avenue
Danville, CA 94526 Phone: 925-314-2320 Email: Daniel T. Quane Visit website


Daniel T. Quane manages Doyle Quane's Trusts and Estates practice.  Dan is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trusts and Probate Law and has advanced legal degrees in Taxation (LL.M.) and Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law (LL.M.).

Dan has experience guiding families through the complex legal process required upon death in the most efficient manner possible, whether it is through trust administration or the probate process.  He also enjoys the often unique task of working with blended families through the use of marital agreements in conjunction with estate planning in order to ensure that both parties' children are treated as intended.

First Admitted: 2006, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.doylequane.com/attorney/quane-daniel-t-esq/

  • The Order of the Coif is a national honor society for law school graduates who attended member schools. Each year it extends invitations to the top 10%, Order of the Coif, McGeorge School of Law, 2006
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trusts and Probate Law by the State Bar of California, 2016
Educational Background:
  • Golden Gate University School of Law Master of Laws in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law with Honors, 2019
  • Golden Gate University School of Law- Master of Laws in Taxation with Honors, 2011
  • University of the Pacific- McGeorge School of Law, Juris Doctor with Distinction , 2006
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Contra Costa Bar Association Trusts and Estates, 2020
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • I presented to Cal CPA on the topic of the intersection of estate planning and divorce., Speaker, Intersection of Estate Planning and Divorce, Cal CPA, Accounting And Legal, 2022
White Papers:
  • An overview of the Grantor Retained Annuity Trust. , Reduction of the Taxable Estate with GRATs, Legal And Tax, 2020
  • This article explains the benefits of portability of the estate tax exemption between spouses. , Portability of the Estate and Gift Tax Exemption, Legal, 2018
  • A summary and analysis of the proper entity choice for small businesses in California. , Proper Entity Choice for a Small Business in California, Legal And Tax, 2018
  • An overview of the benefits of Qualified Personal Residence Trusts. , Reducing the Taxable Estate with Qualified Personal Residence Trusts (QPRTs), Legal, 2018
  • An introduction to the Family Limited Partnership.  , Reducing the Taxable Estate with Family Limited Partnerships, Legal, 2016
  • This article explores simple techniques to receive valuation discounts without complex trusts. , Utilizing Fractional Share Discounts to Reduce the Taxable Estate, 2016
  • This article is an analysis of the attorney's duty to assess a client's competency., The Attorney's Duty to Asses Competency, Legal, 2015

Office location for Daniel T. Quane

571 Hartz Avenue
Danville, CA 94526


4 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016

Certificates and credentials

California Board of Legal Specialization
Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law
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