International tax and estate planning specialists

About Us

We are planners, first and foremost

Drawing upon decades of experience, we give sound advice and implement it for our clientele. Our practice is concentrated on individuals and businesses with an international element.
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Practice Areas

International Taxation Services

We are U.S. tax lawyers. Our practice is concentrated on individuals, businesses and transactions with an international element. Our clients are mostly individuals, families and closely held businesses but, because of our background in large firms, we occasionally represent large companies in areas within our specialized field of experience and knowledge.
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Estate Planning Services

Our estate planning practice adds high value in situations that involve complex interactions between typical estate planning issues and business or family needs. Our goal is to develop a comprehensive plan that integrates techniques to deal with personal, tax and business issues.
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Charitable Planning Services

We provide charitable planning services to our individual clients, helping them to effect their philanthropic goals. We listen carefully and provide both technical tax compliance advice and pragmatic counsel learned from over 30 years of legal concentration on philanthropy.
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Lawyer Spotlight

Cynthia D. Brittain

Cindy Brittain works closely with private clients in the U.S. and around the world, designing efficient strategies that maximize tax benefits for individuals and their companies while meeting personal wealth transfer and business succession needs.
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Jan 10, 2024

Jane Peebles Named Among Super Lawyers’ “Top 50” Women in Southern California in 2024

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Jan 10, 2024

Four Karlin & Peebles Attorneys Named to 2024 Southern California Super Lawyers List

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Nov 20, 2023

Michael Karlin Quoted in Thomson Reuters Tax and Accounting Article on FIRPTA Withholding Challenges

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Feb 15, 2024

Karlin & Peebles to Sponsor STEP OC Institute on Tax, Estate Planning, and the World Economy

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If you require assistance within one of our specialized practice areas or would like to inquire about our services, we invite you to contact our firm.