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Welcome to Sanger & Manes, LLP

Located in Palm Springs, California, Sanger & Manes, LLP is rated AV® by Martindale Hubbell (the highest rating of attorney excellence), providing legal representation in a variety of areas of law, including estate planning, probate and trust administration, trust litigation, tax planning and tax disputes with the IRS and California State tax authorities.  We also advise and help organize business entities, and assist in personal and commercial real estate transactions.  The Firm's expertise covers California, Federal and foreign/cross-border tax issues.

Sanger & Manes also advises Canadian citizens, and citizens from other foreign countries, who reside part-time in the US, on Federal and California tax, investment, estate planning, and visa issues.  We provide counsel on how to minimize unfavorable tax consequences when visiting the US for extended periods, renting, buying or selling real property in the US, and locating businesses in California, as well as how to reduce exposure to US estate taxes.  Sanger & Manes is the leading law firm in the area of international probates involving post-death transfers of California real estate owned by foreign nationals, as well as navigating the complexities of estate tax issues raised by cross-border probates.  In addition, for our Canadian and other foreign clients, we prepare US tax returns and business visa applications.  We are the "one-stop" law firm for investment, tax, visa, and estate planning for cross-border investors.  

Click on our "Canadian Snowbirds" tab for a detailed discussion of tax, visa, investment, cross-border probates and other matters of interest to Canadian visitors to the Palm Springs area, throughout California, and the US.

In addition, podcasts of Sanger & Manes' weekly radio show, the "Cross-Border Tax Advisor," hosted by Michael Brooks, are available here

Howard Sanger, the Firm's lead tax attorney, is a certified tax specialist, and has been recognized as a "Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyer Magazine in the area of taxation for the past decade, a designation only 5% of California attorneys attain.  He is a contributor to the Continuing Education of the Bar's legal treatise on principal and income accountings.  For information about our attorneys, click on the names below:

        Of Counsel, for Canadian/Foreign Tax Issues: 

        Of Counsel, for Immigration/Visa Services:

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Office Location

Sanger & Manes, LLP
400 South Farrell Drive
Suite B102
Palm Springs, California 92262

Phone (760) 422-5751
Fax (760) 320-0351
Email: cmanes@sangerlaw.com


Super Lawyers

Indian Wells, Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs, La Quinta area