The law firm of Joseph R. Viola, P.C., offers a breadth and depth of knowledge, skill and judgment, developed over many years of successful trial and appellate litigation experience in the federal and state courts and administrative agencies, in addition to specialized education and training in Federal Tax law and procedure, to the representation of individuals, small businesses and non-profit organizations in Federal Tax disputes of all types and at all levels.
The firm's philosophy is that every Federal Tax dispute boils down to investigating and proving facts and applying the applicable law to those particular facts in a just and reasonable manner, which remains the territory of the litigator, not the tax "specialist." A law firm with litigation as well as broad tax law expertise can effectively promote the quick, cost-effective and fair resolution of a tax dispute at the administrative level, and, if resolution is unlikely, can immediately file a court action, proceeding only as far as is necessary and appropriate to obtain the optimal result.
Joseph R. Viola, P.C., recognizes that the key to effective representation -- in federal tax and any other matters is developing a cordial relationship of mutually respect and trust with each client. This can only be achieve through personal attention, responsiveness and accessibility on the attorney's part and openness and cooperation on the part of the client. The process works best when the client is kept informed and regularly consulted.
Joseph R. Viola, P.C., also maintains an active estate planning practice and can advise clients on a full range of wealth preservation and transmission techniques. The firm also frequently represents parties to disputes involving Wills and Trusts and their administration. In addition, the firm is available to represent clients in divorce and support matters, primarily those in which the parties are concurrently embroiled in federal tax and/or bankruptcy proceedings which impact upon the state family court's jurisdiction.