Delia Law is headed by founding partner Dawn Delia. Ms. Delia earned a B.A. from... more
Delia Law is headed by founding partner Dawn Delia. Ms. Delia earned a B.A. from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas and a Juris Doctorate from American University, Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. with an emphasis on business and taxation law. She holds licenses from both New York and Maryland. She started her career as a commercial business law attorney in New York Cit... view profile
I have been a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law by the... more
I have been a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization since 2003. I truly enjoy what I do. I help families prepare a complete esate plan, including a revocable living trust to avoid probate and reduce estate taxes, pour-over wills, powers of attorney for finances, advance health care directives and transferring ... view profile
Upon moving to San Diego, Amanda Cook began working with a small, busy tax, estate... more
Upon moving to San Diego, Amanda Cook began working with a small, busy tax, estate planning, and probate firm to gain experience before opening her own office. During her time there, she helped prepare hundreds of individual, business, and fiduciary income tax returns, providing her additional, broad-based tax knowledge. Amanda also became familiar with the intricacies of probate estates and ho... 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.