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Are You Considering An Offer In Compromise?

If you are overwhelmed with tax debt and are looking for alternative ways to pay your taxes, then an offer in compromise may be a great option for you. A skilled Elma offer in compromise lawyer can help you present your case to the IRS and also help reduce your debt.

An Offer in Compromise Lawyer Can Help Reduce Your Tax Liability

Did you know that an offer in compromise lawyer can help alleviate your tax liability as well as help you avoid the harsh penalties associated with not paying your taxes? In order to qualify for an offer in compromise and settle your tax bill, you will need the skill set of an experienced Elma offer in compromise lawyer who is well versed in tax law and who understands the process required to receive an offer to compromise consideration.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney's experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

How to Find the Right Attorney

  • Determine the area of law that relates to your issue. Attorneys specialize in specific practice areas around legal issues within the broad field of law.
  • Seek out recommendations from friends, family, and colleagues. A successful attorney or practice will typically have many satisfied clients.
  • Set up consultation appointments to get a better understanding of your case as well as gauge your comfort level with different attorneys. Find the attorney who is the right fit for your needs.

Common legal terms explained

Plaintiff - a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment - A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

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