Whether you are starting a new business, or forming a joint venture, we will help you navigate through the process. We can also advise you on how to buy, or sell, a small business and help you protect your competitive advantage by drafting the proper contractual agreements and representing your interest in court.
We will counsel you on the advantages and disadvantages of forming the various business entities including:
C and S Corporations
Limited Liability Companies (LLC)
CIVIL RIGHTS LITIGATION
We are dedicated to protecting your Civil Rights. At FLF we believe that Civil Rights are human rights afforded to us all under our constitution and should be doggedly protected. Whether you have been treated unfairly in terms of hiring, promotion, discipline, or termination on the job, or experienced discrimination because of your race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or religion we have the ability to defend you.
Your children are no less susceptible to a violation of their Civil Rights. We will defend your children’s rights that have been violated by a public, private, or charter school. All children have the right to an appropriate education, and to attend a safe school free from bullying, harassment, and physical violence. Also, your child's school must evaluate and accommodate his, or her, disability. We are equally dedicated to protecting your children’s rights under the law.
The tax practice area is an essential component of our firm’s transactional practice. Our tax division is committed to providing our business and individual clients with quality service. We offer clients year round planning and counseling services that meet their needs. We assist our domestic and international clients to navigate the labyrinth tax laws of the United States. Clients with offshore interests are at an increasing risk of being exposed to tax liability and prosecution due to the ever changing climate of our tax system. We advise our clients on the best course of action.
As part of our tax practice, our non-profit division draws upon an extensive tax and legal background to provide an array of services to the non-profit community. We understand that the task of attaining and maintaining 501(C) status can be taxing. We assist our clients through every stage of the process.
We gently guide seniors and their families through the legal challenges of aging. The firm frequently handles complex Elder Law matters and is an advocate of early planning and educating seniors about their rights. Our Elder Law planning services include:
Medicaid and SSI compliant trusts
ESTATE PLANNING & PROBATE
We appreciate our clients’ sensitivity to Estate Planning and take them through the process step-by-step. Asset transfer and wealth preservation are not simple matters of statutory law. In planning one’s estate, we take into account the human element involved, while making sure that our clients and their families reap the fruits of their hard labor. Our Estate Planning services include:
Wills and Trusts
Living Wills, Healthcare Proxies, durable powers of attorney
Pre/Post Nuptial Agreements
Estate planning and gifting strategies for large and small estates
Gift and estate tax filings
Probate and Administration proceedings and litigation