Donald M. Meltzer Attorney at Law, LLC - estate planning

Baton Rouge Estate Planning Lawyer

Donald Meltzer, Attorney at Law, Serves Baton Rouge and Surrounding Areas

Donald Meltzer

For more than 20 years, I have provided clients in Greater Baton Rouge with a variety of essential legal services. I help people lay careful, clear plans for the future with estate planning. I guide clients who've lost a loved one through an often complex and time-consuming probate process. I also help individuals and businesses effectively deal with difficult tax problems.

Call 225-216-0015 to schedule an appointment with Don Meltzer, Attorney at Law. You can also contact me online.

I represent and counsel individuals, families and businesses in a range of legal areas, including:

  • Estate planning and probate: I can help you draft wills, trusts, powers of attorney, prenuptial agreements, elder law documents/issues, and gift and estate tax return preparation. As a skilled Louisiana estate planning lawyer, I also help clients with community property partitions, will contests, trust administration, probate administration and probate litigation.
  • Tax law for individuals and businesses: I handle state, local and federal income taxes, sales taxes, gift taxes and estate taxes. I also offer counsel and representation for making an offer in compromise (OIC) and other agreements with the various tax agencies. I can also help businesses and individuals craft IRS or state payment plans, negotiated amounts, etc.
  • Business formation and organization: I help entrepreneurs choose the proper legal entity for their start-up, whether it is a limited liability company (LLC), corporation, partnership or sole proprietorship. Then I can assist with organizing their business and legal documentation properly.

Experience Matters When Hiring a Tax or Probate Lawyer in Baton Rouge

When facing difficult tax problems or needing estate planning guidance in shaping the future for your family, you need a lawyer committed to both his clients and community. I am a board certified tax attorney and board certified estate planning and administration specialist. Though I work exclusively as a lawyer helping clients with difficult financial questions and problems, I'm also a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

I have advised clients administering estates valued as high as $15 million, and I have provided counsel to clients regarding estate planning for estates valued up to $25 million. I have successfully represented clients in a variety of tax disputes with the Internal Revenue Service, including a case regarding estate and gift taxes that precipitated a change in the IRS position on the treatment of life insurance policies in Louisiana.

We're Ready to Help

As an experienced estate planning and tax attorney in Baton Rouge, I provide the sophisticated services of a large law firm with the devotion to detail and my clients that are the hallmarks of good small firms. Call me at 225-216-0015 to schedule an appointment. You can also contact me online.

Donald M. Meltzer, Attorney at Law, LLC
6777 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone: 225-216-0015
Fax: 225-216-0988
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Donald Meltzer, Attorney at Law, LLC, serves clients in Denham Springs, Zachary, Clinton, New Roads, St. Francisville, Plaquemine, Baker, Walker, Gonzales, Prairieville, Pt. Allen, Brusly, Tangipahoa, Hammond and Mandeville in South Louisiana and Greater Baton Rouge. He also serves clients in the following parishes: East Baton Rouge Parish, West Baton Rouge Parish, Livingston Parish, Ascension Parish and Saint Tammany Parish.

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