Real Estate And Commercial Transactions

Baker, Campbell & Parsons handles commercial transactions and virtually all types of real estate matters, from the routine to the complex, including:

  • Representation of financial institutions and mortgage lenders in commercial loans and mortgage loans
  • Sale contract preparation
  • Lease agreement preparation
  • Representation of real estate developers
  • Section 1031 exchanges of real property
  • Formation of family limited partnerships, trusts and other entities for the holding and development of real property
  • Real estate tax planning

State And Federal Taxation

Baker, Campbell & Parsons handles numerous types of state and federal taxation matters, including:

  • Preparation of state and federal income tax returns for individuals, trusts, estates and business entities
  • Assistance in audits by state and federal taxing authorities
  • Tax planning for individuals, trusts, estates and business entities
  • Tax planning for qualified retirement plans and IRAs

Formation And Operation Of Business Entities

Baker, Campbell & Parsons assists in the formation and operation of business entities, including:

  • Formation of general partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations
  • Preparation of limited liability company operating agreements and other operational agreements
  • Preparation of buy-sell agreements
  • Acquisitions, sales and mergers of business entities

Probate And Estate Planning

Baker, Campbell & Parsons provides probate and estate planning services, including:

  • Preparation of wills, including bypass trusts, marital deduction trusts, generation-skipping trusts, spendthrift trusts, and beneficiary-controlled trusts, financial powers of attorney, healthcare powers of attorney and living wills
  • Creation of life insurance trusts, living trusts, qualified personal residence trusts (QPRTs), grantor retained income trusts (GRITs), grantor retained annuity trusts (GRATs), grantor retained unitrusts (GRUTs), dynasty trusts and other trust agreements
  • Charitable planning, including preparation of charitable remainder unitrusts, charitable remainder annuity trusts, charitable lead unitrusts and charitable lead annuity trusts
  • Creation and representation of private foundations and other not-for-profit corporations, trusts and associations
  • Preparation of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
  • Tennessee asset protection planning and wealth preservation planning, including Tennessee Investment Services Trusts (TISTs)
  • Creation of foreign asset protection trusts
  • Business succession planning
  • Preparation of organizational and operational documents for family limited partnerships and family limited liability companies
  • Probate of wills and other assistance with administration of estates, including preparation of death tax returns; representation of trustees, executors
  • Modification, reformation and decanting of trusts
  • Representation of parties to will contests
  • Elder law issues, including special needs trusts

Litigation In Real Estate, Business And Tax

Baker, Campbell & Parsons litigates in the areas of real estate, business and tax, including:

  • Criminal tax matters
  • Quiet title actions
  • Defense of title insurance claims
  • Real estate contract disputes
  • Eminent domain disputes
  • Business contract disputes
  • Employment discrimination cases
  • Civil tax litigation, including income tax, estate and inheritance taxes (including valuation disputes) and sales tax disputes
  • Boundary line disputes