Proudly Serving the Southeastern Michigan Area
Estate, Tax & Legal Services
Adams Law serves businesses and individuals in Southeastern Michigan. Our firm’s extensive expertise in estate and tax planning allows us to provide our clients with a full range of legal services.
Corporate Transparency Act
Businesses formed by filing a document with the State (i.e., Articles of Organization, Articles of Incorporation, Application to Register, etc.) will likely need to comply with the Corporate Transparency Act (signed into law in 2020) within 90 days of formation, or by the end of 2024. Contact us today to get started with your compliance. The government penalties for non-compliance are steep!
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Providing Our Clients A Full Range of Legal Services
What We Do For You
Having a team of professionals that can assist you in your business and personal needs is so critical in today’s regulatory environment. Whether it’s dealing with wealth transfers, business succession planning, the IRS, employment issues the list goes on and on, the amount of paperwork becomes daunting. Clients must bring a team of professionals together to help them plan and move their businesses forward.
We are a family based practice consisting of tax attorneys, a CPA, a professional accountant, financial planning specialists and elder law attorneys. The professionals at Adams Law will make sure personal and business documents actually say what you believe they say and we can help you accomplish your estate, tax and business planning needs. It is extremely important to get your personal and business documents in order and updated on a regular basis.
Adams Law is adept at formulating estate planning solutions based on our clients’ particular and individualized needs. We draft comprehensive probate-avoidance revocable trusts, as well as specialized asset protection, special needs, and wealth management irrevocable trusts. We assist our clients in the trust funding process, and we are equipped to handle trust administrations for pre-existing trusts.
Tax Preparation & Compliance
Each of our attorneys are licensed tax preparers and are eligible to practice in U.S. Tax Court. Every tax year, we prepare over 500 tax returns for our individual, partnership, corporate, trust and estate clients. We can recommend advance tax planning based on individual needs as well as mitigate and resolve outstanding liability for our clients. We regularly engage with the IRS in tax audits and can help understand IRS correspondence regarding compliance issues.
General Corporate & Business
Our business services run the gamut; we advise in all matters from planning to formation, and merger & acquisition to dissolution. Business planning involves everything from filing articles of formation with Michigan’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, to drafting customized operating agreements, bylaws, and partnership agreements to accommodate each respective business structure. We are also able to discuss with proficiency the various available taxation structures and elections from which to choose.
Contract law is multi-faceted and includes business agreements, intellectual property licensing, landlord-tenant lease agreements, commercial developments, real estate settlement service agreements, employment agreements, loan agreements, and more. We commonly draft, interpret and negotiate contracts, and we often advise our clients on their rights and available remedies.
Deeds, sales, transfers, mortgages, and various forms of ownership are all topics on which we advise.