Firm Overview:

Hoffman, Comfort, Offutt, Scott & Halstad, LLP

Hoffman, Comfort, Offutt, Scott & Halstad, LLP
  • Established in 1936
  • Firm Size 7
  • Serving Carroll County & Central Maryland. Injuries & Accidents, Wills, Trusts & Estates, Family Law, Divorce, Real Estate, Business Law, Traffic Violations, DUI & Criminal Law.
  • Peer Reviews 4.7/5.0 20 Reviews
    Peer Reviews (20 Reviews)
    4.7/5.0
    Client Reviews Not Shown

About this firm

In 1936, Attorney Ralph G. Hoffman (1910-1994) established the law practice that is now known as Hoffman, Comfort, Offutt, Scott & Halstad, LLP in Westminster. Service to our clients as well as to the community in which we live and work has always been our hallmark. In addition to meeting our professional responsibilities, we encourage our attorneys to participate in civic and charitable organizations. Today, the firm consists of seven attorneys and has produced several past presidents of the Carroll County Bar Association.

Every day, people in Maryland encounter situations requiring legal advice. An automobile or job-related accident may result in personal injuries. Changes in your marriage or family situation may require a family law attorney. Proper estate planning with wills or trusts could provide you or your family with substantial tax savings. The death of a loved one may require estate administration. Business transactions frequently involve complicated negotiations, documentation and sometimes litigation. Regardless of how complex your legal matter or problem is, Hoffman, Comfort, Offutt, Scott & Halstad, LLP can help you find a solution.

We also assist clients in real estate purchases and refinancing, zoning and land use, and collections. In order to provide the most effective and efficient service to our clients, our attorneys concentrate in these main areas of practice:

- Personal injury

- Automobile accidents

- Wills and trusts

- Estate planning

- Estate administration

- Estate disputes and litigation

- Elder law

- Tax and financial planning

- Divorce and family law

- Real estate

- Zoning, planning and local government administrative law

- Business law

- Collections

- Traffic, DUI and criminal defense

Location (1)

Areas of Practice (14)

Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • Personal Injury
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Disputes and Litigation
  • Elder Law
  • Tax and Financial Planning
  • Divorce and Family Law
  • Real Estate
  • Zoning, Planning and Local Government Administrative Law
  • Business Law
  • Collections
  • Traffic, DUI and Criminal Defense

People (7)

  • R. Neal Hoffman
  • Managing Partner
  • Westminster, MD
  • Real Estate, Estate Planning, Estate Administration...
  • Peer Reviews
    4.4/5.0 1 Review
  • Client Reviews
    No Reviews
  • E. Ronald Comfort
  • Partner
  • Westminster, MD
  • Wills, Trusts, Estate Administration, Estate Planning, Estate and Gift Taxation, Elder Law...
  • Peer Reviews
    4.9/5.0 1 Review
  • Client Reviews
    No Reviews
  • Jeffrey D. Scott
  • Partner
  • Westminster, MD
  • Wills, Trusts, Estate Administration, Estate Planning, Estate and Gift Taxation, Elder Law...
  • Peer Reviews
    5.0/5.0 4 Reviews
  • Client Reviews
    No Reviews
  • Richard H. Offutt, Jr.
  • Partner
  • Westminster, MD
  • Personal Injury, Automobile Accidents and Injuries, Motorcycle Accidents and Injuries, Divorce, Fami...
  • Peer Reviews
    4.4/5.0 1 Review
  • Client Reviews
    No Reviews
  • David K. Bowersox
  • Partner
  • Westminster, MD
  • Administrative Law, Local Government Law, Zoning, Planning, Land Use and Eminent Domain, Real Estate...
  • Peer Reviews
    4.8/5.0 11 Reviews
  • Client Reviews
    No Reviews
  • Damian L. Halstad
  • Partner
  • Westminster, MD
  • Wills, Trusts, Estate Administration, Estate Disputes and Litigation, Business Law, Elder Law...
  • Peer Reviews
    4.5/5.0 2 Reviews
  • Client Reviews
    Not Shown
  • Dennis M. Twigg
  • Associate
  • Westminster, MD
  • Wills, Trusts, Estate Administration, Landlord/Tenant Matters...
  • Peer Reviews
    No Reviews
  • Client Reviews
    No Reviews

Peer Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 20 reviews
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.7/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.7/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.7/5.0
  • Communication

    4.7/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.7/5.0

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