McLaughlin Legal, APC is pleased to announce that its managing partner, Kevan P. McLaughlin, has been selected to the 2021 San Diego Super Lawyers list. No more than 5% of San Diego lawyers are selected by Super Lawyers.

The global COVID-19 pandemic has caused innumerable problems for many individuals and businesses. In an effort to ease some of the economic problems, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act, a critical part of which was…Read more

Kevan McLaughlin Recognized in the Inaugural Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

McLaughlin Legal is pleased to announce that Kevan McLaughlin and Mauro Colabianchi received their 2020 San Diego “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Star” designation earlier this month.

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has upheld a decision by the US Court of Federal Claims affirming an IRS penalty imposed on willful non-filer of a required return.  The Internal Revenue Code §5314 mandates than US…Read more

Kevan McLaughlin Named Finalist for the San Diego Business Journal’s Leader’s in Law Award

Question: When my husband and I bought our house recently our real estate agent asked us how we wanted to hold title – as joint tenants or community property. We weren’t sure and she couldn’t tell us the difference, so we took…Read more

Taxpayers in states such as California and New York hoping for some relief from the state and local tax (SALT) deduction cap contained in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act were dealt a blow on Monday by a federal…Read more

What happens if a financial institution and qualified retirement plan administrator makes a distribution to you, but you forget to cash the check? That is the exact situation the IRS recently addressed in Revenue Ruling 2019-19. In the issues presented,…Read more

Although difficult, one of the most important conversations that you can have with your loved ones is about your private wishes for medical and end-of-life care.  Many people assume that their families will make the choices that they would want…Read more