I'm an attorney licensed in North Carolina and Florida practicing estate planning,... more
I'm an attorney licensed in North Carolina and Florida practicing estate planning, estate administration, tax, and small business law. Being openly gay, I have a particular affinity for serving same-gender/same-sex couples, alternative families, and LGBTQ individuals. Regardless of your situation, I look forward to helping you develop an estate plan to protect yourself and your loved ones.I ser... view profile
Dirk W. Siegmund is a partner with Ivey, McClellan, Gatton & Talcott, LLP. Dirk... more
Dirk W. Siegmund is a partner with Ivey, McClellan, Gatton & Talcott, LLP. Dirk focuses his practice on consumer and business bankruptcy cases within the Middle District of North Carolina, assisting individuals and companies when faced with taxation problems, foreclosure issues, judgments and general financial issues. Dirk also spends some of his practice time representing individuals and compa... 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.