Category: General

The simple answer is that lawyer fees for personal legal matters are not tax-deductible. Legal fees can only be deducted if they were incurred to produce or collect taxable income, according to IRS publication 529. If the attorney fees help to produce or collect taxable income they are thought of as job-related and may be […]

A judge requires an extensive knowledge of the law; the ability to discern facts and weigh conflicting evidence; judicial temperament; and the ability to be completely impartial in a case. For this reason, many lawyers who want to become a judge practice law for some time before taking the next step. Lawyers who want to […]