Ms. West concentrates her law practice in the areas of estate and gift tax planning,... more
Ms. West concentrates her law practice in the areas of estate and gift tax planning, business succession planning, estate and trust administration, and charitable gift planning. She represents a broad spectrum of clients, including entrepreneurs, professionals, executives, doctors, philanthropists, professors, artists, authors, couples (married and unmarried), divorcees, parents and grandparent... view profile
I concentrate my practice on the corporate, transactional and tax needs of the firm’... more
I concentrate my practice on the corporate, transactional and tax needs of the firm’s clients. I represent non-profit and public entities, including health and human service providers, charter schools and other educational institutions, and financial institutions which lend to non-profits and public entities. My advice to non-profit clients addresses the concerns of both newly-formed and wel... view profile
My practice includes a broad array of real estate and tax matters including... more
My practice includes a broad array of real estate and tax matters including residential and commercial purchase and sales, financing, title examinations, issuance of title insurance policies, preparation of tax returns, and accounting. I am also a member of Bernkopf Goodman's probate and estate group where I assist clients in the preparation of estate vehicles, including trusts and wills, 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.