Justia Lawyer Rating
Super Lawyers
State Bar of California

Practice Areas

Tax Planning

We provide overall tax planning for individuals and businesses, especially in the context of sales and other transactions. We represent clients before the Federal and California taxing authorities in income, estate, gift, property, and sales tax audits and litigation, including cases before the US Tax Court. Howard Sanger, the firm's founder, is a certified tax specialist, demonstrating the highest standard of expertise in that area of law.

Domestic Probates Estate and Trust Administration/Litigation

Sanger & Molever has been counsel in the administration of innumerable probate estates, trusts, and conservatorships. We have extensive experience in complex trust and probate issues, such as allocating trust assets for generation-skipping tax purposes and handling estate tax disputes. The Firm also has a record of success in litigating trust, conservatorship, and estate disputes, including Will and trust contests, actions to remove trustees, fiduciary principal and income accounting disagreements, and appeals.

Business Tax Planning, Transactions, Disputes

Sanger & Molever assists numerous businesses - from manufacturers to online businesses - with their basic legal needs, including choosing the appropriate business entity, formation, negotiating and preparing agreements relating to employees, stockholders, sales and other transactions. We have extensive experience in business litigation, especially relating to partnership and LLC disputes and accountings.

Client Reviews
The Sanger firm has represented my family for greater than a generation, creating and recreating our family trust and wills, as well as innumerable leases and other contracts. I have solid trust in Howard's abilities, particularly his tenacious attention to detail and client needs.

I cannot recommend anyone higher.
Before your negotiations with the IRS, the IRS's levies and tax liens, would have driven us out of business. Thanks to your negotiations with the IRS Revenue Officer, our company was not shut down, and our company is now back on its feet, and again successfully operating. Plus, an extra special "thanks" for serving as a buffer between us and the antagonistic IRS Revenue Officer whose aggressive "enforced collection" threats, made it impossible for me to sleep at night, and left me with blood pressure far above 80/120. M.Y.