DuPage County Attorney

Serving Individuals And Businesses In DuPage County And Will County, Illinois

As a general practice law firm, Gary J. Fernandez & Associates, Ltd., handles a variety of legal areas related to good business practices. The firm focuses primarily on tax law, including the preparation of individual and business tax returns. Licensed in both the tax and federal courts, attorney Gary Fernandez also represents individual and business taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service in IRS audits and Tax Court litigation.

The firm's full range of services includes:

Tax law

  • State and federal IRS tax returns
  • IRS workouts for late tax returns filed for previous years
  • IRS audits, sales tax audits and tax appeals
  • Tax court litigation
  • Offers in compromise, installment agreements
  • Responses to official IRS notices
  • IRS collections, "Currently not collectible status"
  • Penalties and fines
  • Innocent spouse relief
  • Business tax matters, employment tax trust fund issues

Business law

  • Starting a business, choosing the correct corporate tax structure
  • Drafting contracts, partnership and LLC agreements and other operating agreements
  • Business mergers
  • Security clearance requirements
  • Sales and purchases of Business Operations
  • Stock issuance
  • Small capital investments
  • Corporate and Partnership tax return preparation
  • Civil litigation for contract or shareholder disputes

Estate tax planning

  • Wills, drafted and revised
  • Revocable and irrevocable trusts, testamentary trusts, living trusts, and Medicaid Trusts and exemptions.
  • Estate tax minimization
  • Business succession planning
  • Probate administration services
  • Living wills/health care directives, powers of attorney
  • Guardianships
  • Elder planning, Medicaid/Medicare planning

Tax law and bankruptcy*

  • Chapter 7 bankruptcy to eliminate tax arrears and other debts
  • Commercial foreclosure defense, loan forbearance agreements
  • Bankruptcy following divorce

General litigation

  • Tax court litigation
  • Breach of contract, service agreements
  • Collections defense
  • Investor and shareholder disputes
  • Construction defects
  • Property rights
  • Intellectual property, trade secrets infringement

Real estate

  • Purchase and sale agreements
  • Commercial lease agreements
  • Title and document review
  • Property rights dispute resolution and litigation

Tax Law · Business Formation · Bankruptcy · Wills And Trusts · Real Estate

Call the firm at 630-953-1340 for an initial no-cost telephone consultation or contact the firm by email to arrange a personal meeting with DuPage County lawyer, Gary Fernandez. Offices are located in Glen Ellyn, on Roosevelt Road, just east of Highway 355. Office hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, and free parking is available.

*Gary J. Fernandez & Associates, Ltd., is a debt relief agency. The firm helps people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.