Fairview Law Group is a boutique law firm dedicated to providing innovative and high-quality legal services in the areas of estate planning and self-directed IRA structures.
Our tailored practice areas provide us with the flexibility and economy to deliver sophisticated legal solutions in a more personal and authentic way than traditional big firms, while still being able to assist clients with all aspects of legal services through our extensive network of referral sources.
We are proud of the fact that many of our clients have been with us for 10+ years and that the overwhelming majority of our business is from returning clients and referrals.
Practice Areas & Legal Services
Business Counseling Services
Whether an existing business or a new venture, our team regularly counsels clients on issues such as choice of entity, structuring of ownership and agreements, and tax consequences of various transactions during operation as well as upon sale or closing of the business. We strive to create a seamless partnership with our clients and their other professional advisors in order to provide clients with timely and responsive team-oriented solutions to most any legal issue that may arise.
Meet Our People
Our attorneys develop creative solutions with flexible fee structures in order to give our clients the maximum amount of control over their budgets, giving them the best legal services at a price that reflects the value we bring.
What We're Talking About
Sorry, but UBTI losses from IRA (still!) don’t “flow through” to your individual tax return
As you have written about extensively on this blog and within other “self-directed IRA” related articles, one of the key legal matters that SDIRAs face is “unrelated business taxable income” (UBTI) – i.e., current tax from the SDIRA’s investments. Generically speaking, UBTI occurs in two situations: (1) the SDIRA earns income (directly or through a … Continue reading Sorry, but UBTI losses from IRA (still!) don’t “flow through” to your individual tax returnRead the full article »
Our flexible fee structures are intended to provide the highest value to our clients by giving them a greater degree of control over their budgets. We believe that this fosters the best attorney-client relationships because it helps to remove any billing surprises or unexplained costs. Examples of these fee structures include:
The success of a flat fee engagement rests on a realistic scope of work agreement (generally contained within a "Legal Services Agreement") that satisfies all parties. When engaging a flat fee (or "fixed price") model, arrangements are usually made to have payments received at agreed upon intervals, or at the end of the agree upon task. This model greatly benefits both parties as long as the work does not deviate significantly from the agreed upon "scope of services".
While determining the "scope of services" is still vital to this strategy, capped fees provide some flexibility by creating a not-to-exceed billing ceiling. This model is favorable when both sides know there is a significant degree of unpredictability in the resolution of the legal concerns.
Billable Hour + Floor and Ceiling
This structure allows us to keep the traditional billable hour model as a base while protecting both us and our clients in the event that the volume of work is significantly lower or higher than anticipated.
The building’s parking garage can be accessed off of Republican St. (alley behind building).