Hinman, Howard & Kattell's South Florida Office is conveniently located on Route A1A in Boynton Beach just south of Woolbright Road. As a branch office, we can provide the personal service of a small boutique firm while also offering our clients the resources of a large firm.
Our lawyers focus on the following areas of the law:
Tax and Estate Planning
We provide Tax and Estate Planning for all individuals; however, we specialize in assisting high net-worth families take advantage of opportunities available under the Federal Tax Code that will reduce federal estate taxes to a minimum. Our attorneys are also experts in assisting clients in becoming Florida residents so that they may benefit from our warm Florida lifestyle, as well as Florida's low tax environment which includes no Florida personal income tax, no Florida estate tax (at death) and special reductions on Florida real estate taxes (for the Florida home.)
Estate and Trust Administration
Our office also specializes in assisting Personal Representatives in the administration of decedent's estates and assisting Trustees in the administration of Trusts, both before and after the death of the Settlor (the person who established the Trust) in all Florida counties. As part of these services, our attorneys and paralegals are experts in the preparation of federal estate tax returns and federal income tax returns so as to insure that our clients pay the minimum amount of taxes.
Probate and Trust Litigation
Our office has attorneys who are specialists in assisting clients with the resolution of disputes resulting from probate and trust administration, including the settling of disputes through negotiation, as well as the settling of disputes through litigation.
The office is fortunate to have an experienced attorney who specializes in Patent Law, including assisting clients in obtaining new patents and negotiating disputes relating to existing patents.
Real Estate Purchases and Sales
We are pleased to be able to assist our clients in the purchase or sale of residential Florida real estate.
As a small boutique office specializing in the areas of practice discussed above, we have made a commitment to the Continuing Legal Education of our attorneys and paralegals in order to keep up with the continuing changes in the law and allow us to fulfill our commitment to excellence in representing our clients.