Mr. Goode has focused his practice on helping businesses and families in their... more
Mr. Goode has focused his practice on helping businesses and families in their estate planning, tax and corporate needs. Having previously managed a law firm himself, he understands the practical needs of business owners. He has litigated virtually every possible estate and guardianship/conservatorship petition in a probate court, including the probate of wills, guardianship/conservatorships, y... view profile
Tom Chorey is a founding shareholder of the firm and chairs the firm's transactional... more
Tom Chorey is a founding shareholder of the firm and chairs the firm's transactional and business section. Tom received his law degree from the University of Virginia in 1972. Previously, he received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Virginia in Aerospace Engineering. He also obtained a Masters in Taxation from Emory University while he was practicing full time. Tom started pr... view profile
Hello ! I began my professional life as a Certified Public Accountant and worked... more
Hello ! I began my professional life as a Certified Public Accountant and worked with national and local CPA firms in Louisville, Kentucky and Atlanta, Georgia. While I was working as a tax specialist, I attended law school at Georgia State University and was admitted to the Georiga Bar in 1987. In 1989 I formed my own firm for the practice of law with special emphasis on privately held busines... 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.