I take a holistic approach to asset protection, which includes advising on business transactional matters, tax compliance issues, and
estate-planning strategies.

 

When it comes to true asset protection, you need to consider how your business entity and contracting choices will affect your tax liabilities. You must also consider exit-strategies that will maximize your estate for your heirs while minimizing the tax implications. For these reasons, you need an attorney with deep experience with business transaction, taxation, and estate planning. You need Steve Thienel.

 

 

Business Transactions

Protect Your LIvelihood

If you're in business,  you have a highly-specialized skill set that drives your success. Odds are, that skill set does not include an advanced legal degree and decades of experience advising entreprenuers in all aspects of running their businesses. When you work with me, you have the benefit of my deep experience advising companies of all sizes in complex business matters. You can always count on the best possible legal advise, so you can put your full attention to running your business.

Taxation

Protect Your Future

Among the few certainties in life are: death and taxes. My practice is focused on helping you avoid overpaying for taxes, both before and after death. I have decades of experience tackling a broad range of tax issues. Whether you need assistance with tax planning, tax return preparation, or tax compliance, I am here to help. I have decades of experience dealing with both state and federal tax issues and I am fully prepared to help you resolve any issues you are facing, or helping you file, plan, or manage your taxes.

 

Estate Planning

Protect your family

While most of us would prefer to avoid thinking about our inevitable death, advanced estate planning can save your loved ones’ time, money, and confusion. Estate planning involves both planning for management of your assets during your life and for passing your property on to your children or other heirs after your passing, with as few taxes and costs as possible. With thoughtful estate planning, you can take care of yourself and your loved ones in a way that will benefit them for decades to come.


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What My Clients Say About Me

We have relied on Mr. Thienel for both personal and professional legal advice for over 10 years. His problem-solving skills are exceptional and his ability to communicate effectively have helped us tremendously. Absolutely, highly recommend, Mr. Thienel!
— Mignon
Whether providing business advice as I grow my business or working up my personal and business tax returns, you can always count on comprehensive advice and professional support. Starting a business can be a little stressful as you can only get so much from college and through performing research. Nothing beats real life experience and Steve’s support to my business has meant a great deal to me, and has served to reduce my stress and frustration considerably. I have enough issues to work through in my business. Having Steve to cover my back on legal and tax matters makes it seem like he is really part of my senior staff. I would highly recommend his firm to anyone, especially young start-up businesses like mine.
— Paul
Unbelievably knowledgeable and responsive, particularly where it concerns family law and financial and financial planning matters. I truly feel like Steve cares about me and any issues that I bring before him - in other words, I’m much more than a client.
— Rob Gould
Stephen Thienel handled the probate of an Estate where I was the personal representative. Based on his excellent performance, I asked him to assist my 72-year old mother in establishing a Living Trust and writing her Will. He handled this with great tact, as my mother was in poor health, and was very conscious of her own mortality. When my mother died, Stephen helped handle all court filings and guided me in distribution of the assets to the beneficiaries. The distributions went very smoothly, due in part to Stephen’s anticipating potential problems back in 2006. Since 2010, I have continued to employ Stephen for preparation of tax returns for Trust funds established for minor children where I am the Trustee. In all instances I have found he is quick to respond, and offers concise explanations of the alternatives, or of the required next steps.
— David

 
 

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