Over 30 years ago, I began my legal career along side my dad, James T. Wilson and... more
Over 30 years ago, I began my legal career along side my dad, James T. Wilson and practiced with him until his passing in 2008. My legacy is to carry on the legacy of compassionate, expert legal counsel concentrating in the areas of Elder Law, Estate Planning, Business Succession, Medicaid Planning and Estate Planning for Families that have Children with Disabilities. I feel a profound obligat... view profile
Mr. Berek is a Partner in the Advanced Planning and Family Office Practice Group at... more
Mr. Berek is a Partner in the Advanced Planning and Family Office Practice Group at Handler Thayer, LLP. He focuses his practice on Family Office Structuring and Administration, Wealth Transfer Planning, Income Tax Planning, and Trusts Estates. Prior to joining Handler Thayer, LLP, Mr. Berek was a Director at Credit Suisse, acting as a Family CFO in their family office group (formerly F... view profile
Robert M. Sarnoff, co-founder of Sarnoff & Baccash in 1986, is an experienced... more
Robert M. Sarnoff, co-founder of Sarnoff & Baccash in 1986, is an experienced property tax attorney. Mr. Sarnoff began his career as a corporate real estate lawyer for the McDonald's Corporation. Thereafter, he became a Cook County Assistant State's Attorney where he represented the Cook County Assessor in property tax appeals. Mr. Sarnoff then joined the large law firm of Arvey, Hodes, Costell... 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.