Rob began his career in 1988 and worked for several boutique tax law firms, as well... more
Rob began his career in 1988 and worked for several boutique tax law firms, as well as the trust department of a bank, before starting his solo practice in 1994. In addition to his estate and business planning practice, Rob has been involved with several charitable organizations, including a tenure of about ten years as Director and Vice President of PLAN of Massachusetts, Inc., an organi... view profile
My practice includes a number of interrelated areas. My real estate, probate, estate... more
My practice includes a number of interrelated areas. My real estate, probate, estate planning and tax experience and expertise assist me in my work with divorcing clients. I have developed an area of mediation in my practice ("mediation to stay married" or "marital mediation" that uses mediation skills to assist couples who are experiencing difficulty in their marriage. Most of my work is non-c... 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.