Southwest Florida based Attorney with an International Focus

We are geared towards small business owners and individuals, in their time of need. Through our hard work and excellence we strive to become the premier law firm representing those needing assistance in areas of contract law, tax controversy, real estate, and probate administration.Credibility is our stock in trade. We deliver sound solutions to our clients’ legal problems in a personalized, responsive, and cost-effective manner.  Not mere “scriveners and litigators,” we strive to become your trusted counselor.

Overview of Services:

Tax Related Practice Areas

  • Income Tax Planning
  • Application of Double Tax Treaties
  • International Tax Compliance
  • Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
  • Representation during IRS Audits and Appeals
  • Resource for Certified Public Accountants

Business / Contract Law

  • Incorporation of Businesses (Corporations/LLC)
  • Contract Law
  • Business Disputes
  • Legal Advice for Purchase of Businesses (such as for VISA purposes)

Probate Administration & Estate Planning

  • Estate Planning
  • Drafting of Revocable Living Trusts
  • Drafting of Wills
  • Drafting of Powers of Attorney
  • Probate Administration
  • Personal Representative Services
  • Estate Tax Resolution
  • Discharge of Estate Tax Liens

Real Estate

  • Legal Advice when purchasing or selling Real Estate
  • Closings (including Title Insurance)
  • FIRPTA Withholding
  • Evictions

To motivate foreign sellers of real estate to file the required tax returns and to pay applicable income taxes, Congress passed the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act in 1980. This law requires that the buyer withhold (usually through a Title Company or Law Firm) 15% of the amount realized. This amount is then […]

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The general rule under the Internal Revenue Code is that non-domiciliaries of the United States must include the full value of jointly held property in their gross estate for estate tax purposes. This hits some parties especially hard, such as those who include their spouse as tenants by the entireties or a family member as […]

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It generally is understood that those who are domiciled within the United States or those who are citizens of the United States are subject to U.S. Estate taxes. What is less clear to the layman is what it means to be domiciled within the U.S. The general definition found in the Treasury Regulations of domicile […]

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5425 Park Central Ct
Naples, FL 34109