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.
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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.
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Lessons from McNulty Case (hint: precious metals within IRA-owned LLC = trouble!)
Yesterday, the US Tax Court released their ruling in the case of McNulty vs. Commissioner of IRS (157 T.C. No. 10, November 18, 2021). In short, it wasn’t pretty for a husband and wife who had two self-directed IRAs and IRA-owned LLCs and used those IRA/LLCs to hold precious metals (e.g., American Eagle coins) in a safe at … Continue reading Lessons from McNulty Case (hint: precious metals within IRA-owned LLC = trouble!)Read 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:
Flat or fixed fee arrangements are arrangements whereby the attorney agrees to handle a matter or group of matters for a specified sum. The specific nature of any fixed fee arrangement can be tailored to the nature of any given matter. Clients who desire budgeting certainty often find fixed fee arrangements attractive.
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.
FAIRVIEW LAW GROUP, PS
500 Yale Avenue N
Seattle, WA 98109
The building’s parking garage can be accessed off of Republican St. (alley behind building).