My firm specializes in estate planning and tax law. Because these areas of the law deal with sensitive subjects, my goal is provide peace of mind. In my practice I strive to help people manage difficult situations so that they end up in a safer a...
Practice areas & skills: Tax, Estate Planning, Business
Review: “I had Autumn Engel develop my trust. During the initial visits, she answered all of my basic questions expertly. Later, I had more detailed questions in email, which she responded to very promptly. She has a friendly, ...
Practice areas & skills: Tax, Trusts, Corporate & Incorporation, Wills & Living Wills
Steven M. Simrin is an Oakland, CA area probate and tax attorney and certified public accountant. He spends most of his time helping clients with probate and trust matters, including disputes and litigation, as well as tax dispute resolution.
Practice areas & skills: Tax, Probate, Trusts
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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.