Our Practice Areas

We have designed our practice areas to support you and your life-works.  

What are life-works?  Well, that's up to you!  Here at The Brammer Firm, we have made the paradigm shift from focusing on work-life and placing more an emphasis on life-works.  Work-life may be that the activity you do to engage that marketplace.  But your life's-work is much more meaningful.  It's that one thing that you do best and love and probably want to be remembered by for generations to come.  You might be a business owner, teacher, musician, or simply aspiring to become one.  We are there for you every step of the way to help you realize that life-work and protect it.  

We will help you form and operate a business or organization, protect your family's legacy through business and estate planning.  Or simply assist in the purchase of your first home, business or that investment property.  

Our philosophy is simply this  . . . "Our life's work is centered on you!"

Estate Planning

Family Protection

  • Last Will and Testaments, both simple and complex
  • Revocable Trusts, including credit shelter and marital trusts
  • Irrevocable Trusts, including Life Insurance Trusts
  • Split Interest Trusts frequently used for gifting, among which are Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts and Qualified Personal Residence Trusts
  • Qualified Domestic Trusts
  • Federal estate, gift and generation skipping taxation
  • Preparation of  Federal Estate Tax (Form 706) and Federal Gift Tax (Form 709) returns
  • Charitable trusts, including charitable remainder annuity trusts, charitable remainder unitrusts and charitable lead trusts

Entrepreneurial Estate Planning

  • Use of entities such as Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies in estate planning

Probate and Estate Administration

  • Trust Administration
  • Fiduciary accounting
  • Estate and trust disputes and litigation

Business Planning

Business Advice and Corporate Law

  • Business Formation, Structuring and Governance
  • Contracts
  • Insurance
  • Taxation
  • Employment Issues and Executive Compensation Agreements
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Technology

Mergers, Sales & Acquisitions

  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Business Relationships
  • Purchase and Sale of Businesses
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Divestitures

Corporate Finance

  • Asset-Based Lending
  • Equipment Leasing
  • Finance
  • Corporate Liability Dissolution
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital

Real Estate

Residential Real Estate and Investor Groups

  • Drafting and negotiation of purchase and sales contracts;
  • Closings for purchase and sales;
  • Closings for refinance, HELOC, construction and renovation loans;
  • Drafting of easements, covenants and other documents;
  • Title Examination and title insurance policies for buyers and lenders;
  • Escrow Services;
  • Personal and Specialized Buyer and Seller representation programs; and
  • Community Association work

Commercial Real Estate

  • Drafting and negotiation of purchase and sales contracts;
  • Closings for purchase and sales;
  • Drafting and negotiation of Loan Documents;
  • Closings for refinance, lines of credit, construction and renovation loans;
  • Reviewing and drafting of easements, covenants, declarations and other documents;
  • Issue title insurance policies for buyers and lenders;
  • Escrow Services;
  • 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges
  • SBA 504 and 7A

Additional Services

  • Lease and lease purchase
  • Mortgages (notes and security deeds)
  • Deed preparation
  • Opinion letters
  • Boundary line agreements
  • Easement agreements
  • Party wall agreements
  • Shared driveway agreements

Litigation

Probate Litigation

Real Estate Litigation

Business Litigation

Civil Litigation

Toxic Torts

Personal Injury