Tax Controversy Needs
Tax Resolution, Probate & Estate Planning Attorney
in Des Moines, Iowa
Attorney at Law
James Monroe holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa and a Master of Laws in Taxation from New York University. He possesses over 30 years of legal experience and provides genuine support for his clients throughout the Midwest. For the personalized service and skilled advocacy you deserve, call The Law Office of James R. Monroe.READ MORE
Why Work With Us?
Knowledge backed by experience and service rooted in a people-first mindset are pillars of our practice. When you're seeking a skilled advocate you can count on, you'll find that at The Law Office of James R. Monroe.
Decades of Experience
Our attorney has dedicated over 30 years to assisting clients with complex tax cases, resolving large tax balances, planning estates to limit complications and probate costs, and guiding clients through closing their loved ones' estates. Whether you need help with an IRS audit, IRS appeal, Offer in Compromise, a probate dispute, or a Will and Trust, you can rely on our experienced counsel.
Every case and client is different, which is why, when you work with us, there's no "one size fits all" approach. All advice and guidance you receive from us will be tailored to you and your unique goals.
We offer distinguished service at an affordable cost. We make it easy to set up customized payment plans and pay bills online so our primary focus remains on finding lasting solutions for our clients.
Tax Resolution - Tax Controversy
We're here to help individuals and businesses who are experiencing tax-related problems. Leave the complicated parts to us and get the support you need today.
Making a custom estate plan is an incredibly important task. Enlist guidance backed by experience and team up with our attorney.
Put your best foot forward when forming your business. Contact us to learn more about how our skilled staff can help your company thrive from the get-go.
All cases are different, and results are not typical. We cannot guarantee success in any case, but we do vow that your case will be thoroughly researched, prepared, and tried (if necessary), and you will have a say in how your case is handled.
IRS Claimed Client Owed $1M
IRS claimed Taxpayer owed in excess of $1,000,000 from disallowed passive and hobby losses. IRS settled case for $50,000 and Taxpayer recouped the $50,000+ in later years. (2012)
$5M IRS Transferee
$5,000,000 IRS transferee liability case - The United States Tax Court ruled in Taxpayer's favor. Total Taxpayer victory, plus IRS paid $180,000 in attorney fees. Griffin, T.C. Memo 2011-61 (2011).
$1M IRS Appeals Office Settlement
$1,050,000 case where IRS disallowed Taxpayer's net operating losses and included $1,200,000 of debt cancellation in income. IRS Appeals Office settled with Taxpayer. Taxpayer owed nothing and was due a $33,000 refund (2015).
An Unwavering Advocate For You
We help clients take control of their futures. No matter what your legal needs are, you should know that your situation matters and our experienced attorney and staff are here to help.
Serving the Des Moines Community Since 1987
Our experienced attorney, James Monroe, has been assisting people for decades in matters of estate planning, probate administration, probate litigation, tax controversy and tax resolution. Our comprehensive legal services are each designed to help Iowa residents make informed decisions about their finances and their futures.
Know that when you work with us, you can expect legal counsel tailored to your individual goals. After many years of service, we understand how to handle your situation with the personalized focus and care it deserves. When it comes to complex legal situations, experience matters.
Contact our office today to learn how our attorney can be of service in essential tax, probate and estate matters.
In our estate planning and probate practice, we can assist you with wills, trusts, powers of attorney, guardianships, conservatorships, probate administration and more.
In our tax controversy/tax resolution practice, we can assist you with Offers in Compromise, IRS audits & appeals, lien & levy releases, innocent spouse requests, installment agreements, and Tax Court litigation.
From our Des Moines, Iowa office, we offer a variety of legal services and want to guide you through any matter involving tax controversy, tax resolution, estate planning, probate administration or business formation. Call or send us a message to tell us how we can help.