Experienced probate lawyer and former IRS revenue officer serving you since 1982.Get your living trust, will, power of attorney, advance health care directive. Stay out of probate.I will work with you to navigate the probate process smoothly, allowing you to reap its benefits.Former IRS revenue officer personally and effectively helping you with your tax problems.Let's talk about your living trust so you can be sure to give your property only to those you want.Wills don't avoid probate. They aren't private and can cost more than trusts. They have limited use.
Your experience with a California attorney ought to be informative, useful, pleasant, and equally important, worth it. When you have questions concerning IRS and California State tax problems and controversies, California probate law, trust and estate tax planning, or business law advice, you expect your attorney to be knowledgeable, helpful, forthright and wise.
When you are experiencing problems or have questions concerning IRS or California State tax problems and controversies, probate law, living trusts and estate planning, or, if you want business law advice, you expect your attorney to be knowledgeable, experienced, helpful, forthright, and wise. At the Law Office of Mitchell A. Port, you can count on a professional and results-oriented experience that will exceed your expectations.
When you work with Mitchell A. Port, Esquire, you will benefit from more than 25 years of specialized experience in Tax Controversies—as a lawyer and a prior Internal Revenue Service revenue/collection officer— as well as years working as a practicing attorney in probate, estate planning and business transactions. Mitch will be the only attorney working on your case, which means that all matters, from the simplest to the most complicated, will receive his exacting and personal attention.
Together, you and Mitch will consider practical, sensible, no-nonsense solutions and options to address your California probate questions, find relief from your tax problems, or fulfill your estate planning or business transaction goals. Your work together will be enhanced by good communication and the rendering of services in a timely and cost-effective manner. Offering flexibility and accessibility, Mitch is available to work with you in Los Angeles County, Ventura County, Orange County, and Santa Barbara County—wherever your case is located.
Hourly ($400-450/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|Tax Law TOP BLOG||LexisNexis||2011|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2011|
|Outstanding Lawyer in Probate, Tax & Closely Held Business||Super Lawyers||2009|
|Attorney||Law Office of Mitchell A. Port||1993 - Present|
|Associate||Law Firm||1987 - 1992|
|Attorney||IRS||1984 - 1986|
|Revenue Officer||Internal Revenue Service||1981 - 1983|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|LinkedIn (www.LinkedIn.com)||Attorney||2009 - Present|
|ProVisors (www.ProVisors.com)||Attorney||2001 - Present|
|Beverly Hills Bar Association||Chair - Employee Benefits Section||1990 - 1991|
|Los Angeles Superior Court - Probate||Court Approved Client Matter|
|IRS Tax Controversy||Tax and Penalty Abatement|
|See all legal cases|
|California Probate Lawyer Blog||California Courtroom Closures, Court Employees Cut-Back And New Court Fees||2012|
|California Probate Lawyer Blog||Same-Sex Marriage And The Federal Estate Tax||2012|
|Broker World||A New Sizzle for Split Dollar||1993|
|University of San Diego School of Law||Tax||LL.M - Master of Laws - TAX||1988|
|Southwestern University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1981|
|University of California - Los Angeles||N/A||Other - Bachelors||1978|
|Grandparents As Parents conference.||Estate Planning Basics to Grandparents Serving as Caregivers to their Grandchildren||2012|
|DHS - Pre-Retirement||Estate Planning||2011|
|Rotary Luncheons||Avoiding Probate and California Estate Planning||2003|
|California CPA Society||Estate Planning Primer||1990|