At Arazoza & Fernandez-Fraga, P.A., we help professionals, business owners, real estate owners, executives and other individuals comprehensively plan for the present and future. Our attorneys provide integrated income and transfer tax advice that takes into account current and projected changes in the tax and general laws affecting our clients’ planning. We provide comprehensive estate planning advice and document preparation, including simple and complex wills and trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts, revocable living trusts, powers of attorney for health care and business affairs, and a variety of other instruments to enable our clients’ needs and wishes to take effect as desired.
Our attorneys handle all aspects of estate and trust administration, including the representation in probate and trust matters. We advise fiduciaries in the administration of estates and trusts including providing advice on opening and administering probate estates, minimizing taxes, gathering, protecting and investing of assets, distributing assets to the appropriate beneficiaries and avoiding unnecessary litigation. In addition to the estate administration process, we have experience with a wide range of tax issues, including all aspects of international, federal, state and local tax planning and provide our clients with in-depth advice and strategies to minimize tax consequences, maximize tax benefits and comply with applicable tax laws.
Arazoza & Fernandez-Fraga, P.A. offers services to non-citizens and non-resident alien individuals investing in the United States, as well as to U.S. persons investing abroad, to assist them in structuring a tax, estate and business succession plan that addresses the unique tax rules applicable to them. Our attorneys provide wide-ranging services in the area of international tax planning, including domestic wills and trusts for non-citizens, foreign trusts, foreign business entities and pre-immigration and pre emigration planning as well as assistance with compliance before and after life changing events.
We counsel individuals and businesses on the unique tax consequences associated with their foreign investments and how to properly structure and report an offshore investment to minimize the associated tax obligations while complying with current tax laws.
The business transactions practice at Arazoza & Fernandez-Fraga, P.A., provides sophisticated legal counsel to business clients of all natures and sizes. Our commercial law experience is significant and includes a wide range of representation to domestic and international clients.
We have extensive experience in all aspects of corporate transactions, including: structuring and formation of domestic and foreign corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and joint ventures; negotiation and documentation of mergers and acquisitions, buy-sell agreements, venture capital transactions, asset and stock purchase agreements, reorganizations and liquidations; non-competition, employment and independent contractor agreements; drafting, reviewing and executing business financing contracts and corporate agreements, such as shareholder, management, operating, marketing and licensing agreements. Through experience, talent and a sophisticated understanding of complex legal and corporate issues, we help guide, protect and grow our clients’ businesses.
Arazoza & Fernandez-Fraga, P.A. offers a full-service real estate law practice assisting clients with all aspects of real estate services. We have experience handling transactions of local, regional and national prominence for a wide range of individuals and businesses. Our attorneys are able to help clients implement effective solutions to the countless, and often unexpected, issues that arise during the course of real estate transactions. We have the experience, market knowledge and business savvy to negotiate and document lease transactions quickly and thoroughly.
Our attorneys provide comprehensive legal counsel and prompt, effective title and contract services to buyers and sellers of commercial and residential property, land developers and homeowners, landlords, lending institutions and other parties with real estate needs. As a component to our real estate practice, our attorneys frequently examine title and perform title work as well as review title commitments and reports. We also serve as title agents for several major national title insurance underwriters.