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Mitchell A. Port

Mitchell A. Port

DEATH & TAXES. Life's 2 Guarantees. Let Mitch help you navigate through both
  • Probate, Estate Planning, Tax Law ...
  • California
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Mitchell A. Port is an attorney in Los Angeles who represents individuals, families, and businesses offering services in probate, trust administration, estate planning and IRS tax controversies.

In addition to administering a decedent's estate as well as identifying and distributing assets to beneficiaries, Mitch also offers services for other issues that may require the attention of a probate court, including the following:

Lost wills

Will contests

The removal of executors and trustees

Petitions for probate

Trust administration

Probate litigation

Other legal matters that must go through the California
probate court, including conservatorships
(a court proceeding for incapacitated and incompetent adults)
and guardianships (a court proceeding for minors)

Post-Mortem tax planning

Our firm has also successfully represented clients in probate cases involving real estate, stocks, bonds and investments of all kinds, such as general and limited partnerships; limited liability companies; sole proprietorships; corporations; and active businesses.

In the event that your probate case involves a tax controversy matter, such as unpaid income taxes owed by the deceased or estate taxes, Mitch is an experienced specialist in tax controversy who will offer you simple yet effective solutions.

Probate is rarely straightforward. Working with your law firm should be. Probate litigation can be a stressful experience, involving high risk exposure and unpredictable results. You need a lawyer who will simplify the process and not complicate it further. At the Law Office of Mitchell A. Port, the firm is committed to helping our clients find the most direct route to a successful outcome.

University of San Diego School of Law
LL.M. | Tax Law
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Southwestern University School of Law
J.D. | Law
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University of California - Los Angeles
B.A. | Political Science
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Professional Experience
Law Office of Mitchell A. Port
- Current
(1) California Probate Law (2) IRS and California Tax Controversies and Tax Problems (3) Estate Planning (Wills, Living Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Directives) (4) Business Transactions
Associate Attorney
Law Firm
In-house counsel and associate attorney engaged in estate planning, tax planning, ERISA, probate and business transactions.
Office of Chief Counsel
Internal Revenue Service
Tax research involving IRS collection activity.
Revenue Officer
Internal Revenue Service
Enforced collection action against delinquent taxpayers.
Articles & Publications
How COVID-19 Has Impacted the Estate Planning Process
The legal blog of The Law Office of Mitchell A. Port
Speaking Engagements
Estate Planning Basics to Grandparents Serving as Caregivers to their Grandchildren , Grandparents As Parents conference
Super Lawyer - Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Los Angeles, CA
Super Lawyers
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009, 2020 - 2021
AV Preeminent
Martindale-Hubbell Lawyers Service
Selected: 2012 - 2020 Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence.
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 106192
- Current
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Beverly Hills Bar Association
Chair - Employee Benefits Section
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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9th Circuit
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U.S. Tax Court
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  • Free Consultation
    Free phone consultation. Mitch will gladly discuss your situation and provide help when possible.
  • Contingent Fees
    Contingent fee arrangements are offered on a selective basis under the appropriate circumstances.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    $450 per hour.
Practice Areas
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax Law
  • Business Law
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Mitchell A. Port's Website Profile
Law Office of Mitchell A. Port Website
Contact & Map
Law Office of Mitchell A. Port
9054 Cresta Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Telephone: (310) 935-0572
Fax: (310) 559-7854