Oakland Tax Attorneys & Probate Administrators

Principal partners and Oakland tax attorneys, Jon R. Vaught and Basil J. Boutris take a creative and practical approach to legal advice and problem solving, and are committed to the development of their knowledge, judgment, counseling abilities, and communication skills.

As testament to their expertise and standing in the local legal community, Mr. Vaught has been an adjunct professor at Golden Gate University School of Law, LL.M. Taxation Program since 1994, and has been certified as a Specialist in Taxation by the California Board of Legal Specialization. His certification as a Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law is currently pending.

Mr. Boutris is a former member of the Executive Committee of the Tax Section of the California State Bar, and is an adjunct professor at Golden Gate University's LL.M. Tax Program. Their in-depth understanding of the law is further reflected in the informative lectures they regularly provide to legal organizations and at industry events.

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California probate attorneys

Our Oakland probate attorneys understand the probate legal process that involves a court determining the validity of the deceased's will, the status of his property, and how the property is to be distributed according to the will. Typically the will names the personal representitive, but the court will appoint an administrator if there is no will, no executor is named in the will, or the person named as executor in the will is unable to or chooses not to fulfill their duties as executor.

IRS tax lawyer

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) may conduct an audit of your tax return if they suspect that you have not reported all of your income or made improper deductions. Clients who face an IRS tax audit are often scared and unsure of what action to take, and some are concerned about going into debt or receiving a jail sentence. If you have been contacted by the IRS concerning an Oakland tax audit, you should contact an Oakland IRS defense attorney right away.

California tax law attorney in Oakland

For help with tax law in Oakland, Vaught & Boutris LLP handles a broad range of sophisticated tax matters for corporations, partnerships and individuals. Our tax law attorneys in Oakland provide tax advice for Oakland taxation law issues and IRS tax audits to businesses and individuals with respect to purchases, sales, and exchanges of real and personal property. The firm handles cases requiring Tax Court litigation, administrative audits and appeals, and tax collection problems.

Contact an experienced lawyer today

To learn how the probate and tax lawyers in Oakland of Vaught & Boutris LLP can find creative solutions to assist you or your organization, contact us online or call 510.430.1518.


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