We are lawyers who represent individuals and businesses in some of their most important decisions regarding the two certainties in life: death and taxes.
Business and Real Estate: We have a practice that includes business formation, operating issues, and succession or sale planning. We have extensive experience in all aspects of commercial real estate, from development and construction, entity formation, capitalization, lending, attracting investors, leasing and management, and sale or other disposition. Taxation and Tax Planning: We have a special concentration of our practice in tax-advantaged real estate transactions, including like kind exchanges under tax code section 1031. We represent taxpayers in all manner of controversies with the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing authorities, including litigation in the United States Tax Court. Wills, Trusts, Estates, and Estate Planning: We are board-certified in Estate Planning and Probate law in North Carolina, and practice estate planning and probate law in all counties in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida. We have drafted wills and trusts for over 2,000 clients.