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Business, Tax, and Estate Planning Attorneys Serving Great Falls, Montana

Posted on May 27th, 2017

At Silverman Law Office, PLLC, we provide expert counsel and representation for clients in Great Falls and throughout the State of Montana. We offer legal services to individuals and businesses across numerous areas of practice. Our knowledge of both state and federal tax law can help maximize your bottom line and prevent unnecessary expenditures. Additionally, we help individuals with estate planning and probate. Speak to our Great Falls attorneys today.

Areas of Practice

We can help both businesses and individuals with the following issues:

Wills, Trusts, and Probate

Silverman Law Office, PLLC can help you draft your estate plan with an eye toward protecting your assets for your heirs. Our attorneys can help you maintain your privacy as well as ensure that the only property that passes through probate is the property you want to pass through probate with the help of revocable living trusts. Our estate planning attorneys can help you with the following:

  • Setting up revocable living trusts to disperse your assets when you pass
  • Amending and administering trusts
  • Appointing guardians and conservators for any minor children in your care
  • Drafting a durable power of attorney to manage your health care choices
  • Drafting business succession plans for any of your business interests
  • Creating and managing a wide variety of trusts, including irrevocable trusts or trusts for those with severe disabilities
  • Identifying potential challenges to a will in court as well as ensuring that they cannot be exploited
  • Litigating any probate disputes that might arise
  • Admitting wills to probate court in Great Falls
  • Naming executors and administrators
  • Filing estate tax returns
  • Settling your estate when you pass and ensuring that your assets make it to their designated beneficiaries

We believe that beginning your estate plan early is better. Estate plans aren’t meant to be made once and then forgotten. They require both constant upkeep and adaptation as your circumstances change. Talk to our Great Falls estate planning attorneys about shrewd means of securing your assets.

Tax and Business Law

Silverman Law Office, PLLC represents businesses both small and large, helping them manage their taxes and important transactions. Chance are, if your business has a problem, our attorneys can solve it. A non-exhaustive list of our services includes the following:

  • Business litigation and dispute resolution
  • Business formation and incorporation
  • Tax law and business planning
  • Contract review and transaction law
  • Corporate compliance and documentation
  • Corporate governance
  • Debt collection as well as creditor’s rights
  • Long-term business planning and development
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Oil and gas operations
  • Professional licensing
  • Real estate and property acquisition
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Both taxable and nontaxable business reorganizations

Running a successful business requires expert representation. We can provide it.

Gambling and Liquor Regulation

Montana has strict regulations when it comes to gaming and liquor licenses, making the process of running these kinds of establishments more difficult. Nonetheless, businesses are allowed to provide these services to their clients. We help businesses navigate the regulatory environment and help ensure that they are in compliance with state law. With over 35 years of experience helping establishments in the liquor and gambling business, you won’t find a more qualified legal team. Our services include the following:

  • Assuring your business is in compliance with state gambling and liquor laws
  • Helping start-up businesses gain a gambling or liquor license
  • Transferring the ownership of a business which requires a liquor or gambling license
  • Assisting with the reorganization of a business within state or federal TTB laws

We also help businesses that have received a liquor violation. Our attorneys have prosecuted liquor law violations on the state’s behalf and also have a depth of experience defending businesses from gaming or liquor violations. This includes the following:

  • Alcohol distributors
  • Bars
  • Casinos
  • Gambling route operators
  • Gaming machine manufacturers
  • Liquor stores

Oil and Natural Gas

Our attorneys work with a number of players in the oil and natural gas industries. As Montana has a great deal of natural resources, our state is home to a number of lucrative oil and natural gas businesses. Our attorneys are uniquely suited to manage the difficulties these industries face. We can help your company with the following:

  • Creating royalty trusts and business organizations
  • Helping companies with leasing issues
  • Ensuring companies are in compliance with regulations
  • Managing your tax issues as well as business planning

Professional Licensing

Silverman Law Office, PLLC helps individuals get professional licenses. We also help those who have received violations against their license or who are facing revocation. We provide legal services to a variety of professionals, including the following:

  • Appraisers
  • Fishing and hunting guides
  • Outfitters
  • Any other licensed professional in the State of Montana

Commercial and Residential Real Estate

We help both commercial and residential landlords with tenant disputes, buy and sell agreements, construction contracts and disputes, and much more. We not only handle developer’s issues, we also manage tax issues for landlords, help with financing or refinancing, and help with titles and insurance matters.

Our Great Falls attorneys understand how important your investment is to you. We will, therefore, ensure that your interests are protected as you set forth to earn on your investment.

Tax Controversy

The IRS and other tax agencies are extremely aggressive when it comes to pursuing delinquent taxes. The more money you have, the more likely it is that you will get audited. Our Great Falls tax attorneys can help. This may include preparing a criminal tax defense, negotiating a deal with the IRS such as an offer in compromise, managing payroll and sales tax, or preparing your defense against tax evasion or fraud. If you’re being audited by the IRS, contact us as soon as possible.

Regulatory Law

We also help businesses navigate a number of state, federal, and local regulations, including the following:

  • Agriculture
  • Construction
  • Consumer protection
  • Energy regulation
  • Environmental
  • Health care, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices
  • Housing
  • International trade
  • National security
  • Sports and gaming
  • Cybersecurity
  • Telecom
  • Transportation
  • Much more

Contact Our Great Falls Attorneys Today

Silverman Law Office, PLLC is uniquely qualified to manage your company’s commercial interests. We can also help individuals manage their personal affairs. With decades of experience, you can count on our firm to protect both your interests and your assets. Contact us today.


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Bozeman, MT 59715

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