Anytime you’ve got a subpoena or a summons. it’s a serious matter and I would recommend that you do speak to a lawyer. Ultimately, it may not be necessary but you’re really not in a position to know in advance.
I’ve represented a number of people who were told they were not a target. There are other two – when you use the word target you also need to know the terminology that the IRS and prosecutors use; there’s targets, there’s subjects and there are witnesses but your status is never etched in stone and depending on what you say your status can change. Therefore, it’s very important that you speak to a lawyer who’s knowledgeable and experienced in these matters who can properly evaluate what your status is. You know, you’re close to fire and you don’t want to get burned; it’s important that you do everything you can to protect yourself.See all videos