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Representing Clients in Estate Planning, Business Law, and Tax Matters in Sidney and Throughout Montana

Posted on August 13th, 2019

At Silverman Law Office, PLLC, we have experience in all areas of tax law with specialized knowledge of the oil and natural gas, gambling and liquor, and real estate industries. Our Sidney, Montana attorneys can help with an array of legal issues for individuals and businesses. We can also help you make informed, strategic legal decisions that minimize tax impact and maximize your resources. Our client-centric approach to business builds strong relationships you can count on and return to whenever you need legal assistance. To learn more, contact us today.

Estate Planning

The issues inherent in estate planning can be complex and involve multiple parties, including executors, family members, creditors, and other attorneys. Our Sidney attorneys will help you administer every aspect of your estate distribution and can represent you or your beneficiaries during any court actions or mediation. Our expertise includes the following areas:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Revocable and irrevocable trusts
  • Administration of assets
  • Estate taxes
  • Durable and health care powers of attorney
  • Business or family partnerships
  • Succession planning
  • IRS tax audits and disputes
  • Contested wills and trust settlements
  • Premarital agreements

We understand the emotional issues that can arise during estate planning and disbursement, and we are sensitive to the needs and wishes of our clients.

Business and Tax Law

Almost one-third of new companies fail within the first year. Our Sidney business and tax law attorneys can help you avoid the pitfalls and obstacles to building a robust and successful business. Whether you are a budding entrepreneur or start-up business, we can assist you during the planning, formation, and operations stages of your business. When you establish a solid foundation, you have a better chance of success as your business grows.

Our lawyers can draft business documents, negotiate contracts, provide mediation services, and advise you regarding tax issues and professional liability. If necessary, we can represent you in court or before the federal or state Departments of Revenue. We can help with any of the following business or start-up issues:

  • Business planning and formation
  • Contracts, mergers, and acquisitions
  • Corporate governance
  • Investments and partners
  • Tax planning, preparation, and filings
  • Debt collection and negotiations with creditors
  • Sales and payroll taxes

Individual Tax Preparation

Individuals can turn to Silverman Law Office, PLLC with confidence in our ability to guide you through tax preparation, audit resolution, amended returns, and other controversial tax-related issues. Our Sidney attorneys are qualified to help you and provide you with legal representation for the following issues:

  • Allegations of tax fraud and evasion
  • Criminal tax defense
  • Defense for innocent spouses
  • Tax appeals, penalties, and installment payments
  • Negotiations and communication with federal and state tax audits

Gambling and Liquor Licensing

Montana strictly regulates the gambling and liquor industries. The Department of Justice and the Department of Revenue closely monitor these industries to ensure strict compliance with the law. Silverman Law Office, PLLC has over 35 years of combined experience with state and federal regulations. Our Sidney gambling and liquor law attorneys can oversee compliance related to the following issues:

  • Gambling and liquor laws
  • Purchase and sales of licenses
  • Succession planning for businesses
  • Business reorganization
  • Gambling or liquor violations

We represent bars, casinos, alcohol distributors, liquor stores, gambling route operators, etc., and will defend your interests.

Oil and Natural Gas Law

The nature of the oil and gas industry and its involvement with energy trading, energy service companies, property transactions, drilling and exploration, and production, require specialized, extensive legal knowledge. The attorneys at Silverman Law Office, PLLC are oil and natural gas experts.

We can represent business and property owners as well as oil and gas executives. We can also guide you to the resolution of any issues that arise with the state or federal IRS related to tax issues and rules and regulations about the oil and natural gas industries.

Commercial and Residential Real Estate Law

The purchase, maintenance, and sale of residential or commercial property entails a variety of transactions. At Silverman Law Office, PLLC, our attorneys are well-versed in all aspects of real estate law and will work with you to safeguard your investment. We handle the following:

  • Purchase, sale, and refinancing of property
  • Homeowners and condo associations
  • Leases for commercial and residential properties
  • Zoning and property easements
  • Title, liability, and insurance contracts
  • Environmental law issues

Regulatory Law

We also manage and maintain regulatory compliance in the following areas:

  • Agriculture
  • Environmental
  • Energy regulation
  • Housing and construction
  • Consumer protection
  • National and individual security and privacy
  • Telecommunications, media, and technology
  • International trade
  • Healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices

Contact Our Sidney, Montana Attorneys Today

The legal expertise of our attorneys can help to ensure the success of your personal interests and of your business. To learn more about our practice, contact Silverman Law Office, PLLC today.


Fill out the form below to get in touch with our legal team or call Bozeman office at (406) 582-8822 or our Helena office at (406) 449-4829 to talk to someone right away.

Silverman Law Office - Bozeman

504 W. Main St.

Bozeman, MT 59715

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2620 Colonial Drive

Helena, MT 59601

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