Originally from Colorado, Kevan attended the University of Colorado in Boulder,... more
Originally from Colorado, Kevan attended the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado. There he double majored in Political Science and Economics with a Special International Emphasis. After his undergraduate, Kevan moved to San Francisco, California to attend the Golden Gate University School of Law. While in law school he specialized in tax law, earning a Specialization Certificate ... view profile
San Diego attorney Rodney J. (Rod) Hatley's path to becoming an asset protection and... more
San Diego attorney Rodney J. (Rod) Hatley's path to becoming an asset protection and estate planning attorney began with a seven-figure estate tax bill. His father had been ill for a while before he died. ThoughRod knew that his fatherneeded to set up a trust and undertake additional advanced planning to prepare for the eventual passing of his accumulated wealth, by this pointhis fatherc... view profile
I handle all facets of Federal and California tax law. I focus my practice in... more
I handle all facets of Federal and California tax law. I focus my practice in McLaughlin Legal’s Tax and Estate Planning division, and also represent clients before all federal, state, and local agencies. I advise clients with regard to their fundamental estate plans (Trust, Wills, Durable Powers of Attorney and Advance Health Care Directives), as well as assists her clients in evaluating and i... view profile
Tax attorneys understand the interplay of different tax laws and regulations, and in planning strategies to minimize people's tax liabilities. Many tax laws are written by lawyers for lawyers, and as such are very difficult to understand. There are also many different types of taxes and tax laws–for example, income taxes, corporate and business taxes, death taxes, property taxes, estate and gift taxes, sales taxes, and international taxes. Sometimes taxes are based on an inflated or incorrect value the government has placed on an entity or activity. Tax attorneys will help you challenge the value or the tax itself, and help you reduce your taxes through careful planning.