Lawrence Scherer, Esq.

I am an Estate & Business Succession attorney (and a retired CPA), with a law degree and LL.M. in taxation.

My firm's focus is on Estate Planning, Estate Administration and Business Succession Planning.

Through these endeavors we strive to minimize estate tax loss while transitioning family and business assets between family members and related parties.

Practice Areas:

Estate and Business Succession Planning
WILLS, TRUSTS & ESTATES
ESTATE SUCCESSION PLANNING
BUSINESS SUCCESSION PLANNING
ELDER LAW and SUPPLEMENTAL NEEDS PLANNING.

Family Law
divorce, family law and family law appellate practices

Estate Probate and Administration

PROBATE PRACTICES (in state and ancillary)
ESTATE ADMINISTRATION (in state and ancillary) and GUARDIANSHIP and ADOPTION (family and agency).
ESTATE SUCCESSION PLANNING
BUSINESS SUCCESSION PLANNING
ELDER LAW and SUPPLEMENTAL NEEDS PLANNING

Residential and Commercial Real Estate

MORTGAGE LENDING (residential & commercial) RESIDENTIAL (purchase & sale)
COMMERCIAL (purchase, sale & lease) and TAX FREE EXCHANGES (IRC Section 1031 Transactions)

Taxpayer Representation
TAX PLANNING (Domestic and Foreign); and TAX CONTROVERSY (representing business & individuals In actions before the IRS, NYS and NYC).

Corporate, Partnership and Business Law
ASSET PROTECTION PLANNING
CONTRACT (drafting, review and enforcement)
FINANCE & INVESTOR SERVICES
TRADEMARKS AND SERVICEMARKS
WHISTLE BLOWER (Qui Tam Practice)
ITAR COMPLIANCE (international trafficking in arms regulations).

Business Formation, Structuring, Purchase and Sale
CORPORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, LIMITED LIABILITY & OTHER ENTITIES
BUSINESS & ENTITY STRUCTURING
SMALL BUSINESS MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS and NOT FOR PROFIT LAW.

website: www.scherer-law.com