kessler+kessler a law corporation

TAX LAW: IRC § 1031 exchanges, including delayed exchanges, reverse exchanges, build-to-suit exchanges, exchanges involving partnerships and limited liability companies, and exchanges involving real estate and personal property; taxation, structuring and documentation of real estate and of limited liability company and partnership transactions; limited liability company, general and limited partnership, and joint venture agreements for ownership and development of real estate and operating businesses; all aspects of real estate syndications; tax planning for private businesses and high net worth individuals; representation of clients before the Internal Revenue Service, Tax Court and Franchise Tax Board; real property tax appeals before county assessors.

REAL ESTATE LAW: Agreements for the purchase and sale of all types of improved and unimproved real estate including office, retail, industrial, and residential properties; representation of borrowers in major loan and defeasance transactions; representation of borrowers in tax exempt bond financing transactions and defeasance.

CORPORATE LAW: Representation of clients in matters involving formation of corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships in all states; preparation of agreements for purchases and sales of corporate assets and stock; preparation of shareholders, employment, merger and liquidation agreements.

ESTATE PLANNING:  In addition to providing tax and other business planning for our clients, we also provide sophisticated estate planning services.  We utilize revocable trusts to hold clients’ assets and life insurance and other irrevocable trusts, as well as limited partnerships, to transfer wealth to children and grandchildren.  Further, if we are unable to resolve disputes amicably, we represent trustees and beneficiaries in estate litigation matters.

MEDIATION/ARBITRATION: Mediation and Arbitration of business, real estate, trust and estate, employment, entertainment, insurance and shareholder and partnership matters in Los Angeles and around the Southern California area.