The Law Office of Sterling Owens

Attorney at Law


Below are our primary areas of practice

Tax Law 

Tax Controversy & Tax Disputes 

Call us today for assistance with:
-Reducing the amount owed in back federal income taxes*
-Payment extensions
-Federal corporate, small business (partnership) and income tax strategies
-Filing amended or prior years returns
-Penalty abatement 

*For those who meet the Internal Revenue Code requirements

Real Estate/ Landlord-Tenant 

Lease disputes, Evictions, Collections/Garnishments

     Our practice has a unique insight into this area of law. This perspective is based on the attorney's 14 years experience as a licensed Realtor, which entails holding real estate licenses in 3 different jurisdictions. More specifically, our work in this area includes work on acquisitions, zoning and entitlements, leasing and advising on real estate development, investment and property management. 
     We have experience with residential and commercial leasing. Our real estate practice involves lease preparation, review and negotiation for both landlords and tenants. Our firm represents both landlords and tenants in lease disputes. We can also represent clients in hearings and other proceedings before boards, commissions and councils concerned with licensing, zoning, planning and land use issues.

Business Formation & Termination 

Incoporation, LLP, LLC, Partnerships

     Our small business legal services include representation on matters such as business startup and formation, (including limited liability companies, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, general partnerships, & S-corporations) winding down, and extend to ongoing business operational services that help keep businesses running on a daily basis. 

Breach of Contract

Settlement offer negotiations, Business litigation

     Having a business dispute? Need a business contract reviewed to better understand your rights and obligations? Other parties' rights and obligations?
     Our firm can provide answers to business disputes, whether the solution is as simple as a demand letter or binding settlement offer negotiation, or as complex as litigation.

Trusts and Estates

Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning 

Our firm's services in this areas are mainly categorized as follows:


-Business Succession Planning 


-Charitable Planning

-Probate and Estate Administration

-Trust Advice and Administration

-Tax-Exempt Organizations