Tax Litigation

SF and Walnut Creek Tax Litigation Attorneys


Flag gavel tax litigationGoing to court to litigate a taxpayer’s matter occurs when it cannot be resolved at the administrative level. San Francisco and Walnut Creek tax litigation attorneys at Mendes\Weed we assist taxpayers in going to U.S. Tax Court, including filing a petition, litigation, and trial.

Taxpayers often have the burden of proving their case. A tax attorney who is familiar with the rules and procedure of the U.S. Tax Court will provide you the best chance of meeting this burden of proof.

Have you received a Notice of Deficiency or recently begun a tax dispute with the IRS?

Going up against the IRS in tax litigation is intimidating for most taxpayers. Depending on the situation, a case can drag on and require constant vigilance on the part of your tax attorney. Mendes Weed, LLP serves as your dedicated resource for tax litigation. In the case that your tax controversy is not resolved in administration, we will fight for your best interests.

Step into the U.S. Tax Court with confidence.

If your case involves deficiency litigation, you will go before the U.S. Tax Court. Whether your case involves income, gifts, estate tax, property tax, or another tax issue, we can work to find the best route to make IRS tax laws work for your interests. Our comprehensive experience with IRS audits, appeals, trials with the U.S. Tax Court, and other litigation means that we can see your case from all angles.

Choosing the right tax court can alter the ruling.

If your case involves a refund, you may go before Federal Claims or a U.S. District Court. These tax courts cover different types of cases but have many of the same proceedings. It is crucial that you take your case before the right court when dealing with the IRS.

Hire tax litigation attorneys Mendes Weed, LLP and ensure that you have the best possible representation. We can guide you through the tax litigation process, no matter what your current situation is, and work alongside you with confidence before the IRS. Get in touch today.

Businesses, families, and high net worth individuals trust Mendes\Weed partner Christina Weed with their complex legal tax matters. She is a licensed attorney with an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of San Diego.  Christina also holds a Bachelors Degree in Accountancy.

Ms. Weed’s Court Admissions:

  • California Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Northern District Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Christina has been designated a Board Certified Specialist in Taxation by the State Bar of California. This involves a rigorous testing and review process by the Bar, and only a small fraction of California attorneys receive this Board certification.

Christina Weed  CBLS Tax Law


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Mendes Weed, LLP offices are located in Walnut Creek and our skilled attorneys provide family, tax, business, and trust law assistance for clients. For your convenience, we also have attorneys' offices in San Francisco and Sacramento by appointment only.

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1990 N. California Boulevard
Suite 1020
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Oakland Office

66 Franklin Street
Suite 300
Oakland, CA 94607

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Sacramento Office

770 L Street
Suite 950
Sacramento, CA 95814

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