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Duane Pinnock and Adam Sabocik Named Partners, Attorney Zachary Rothman and Certified Paralegal Dawn Wiggins Join Firm

June 7, 2018

Boyes, Farina & Matwiczyk, P.A. today announced Attorneys Duane L. Pinnock and Adam C. Sabocik have been named Partners. Attorney Zachary Rothman and Paralegal Dawn Wiggins join the firm’s estate planning, administration and litigation team.

A Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star™ in Trusts and Estate Litigation and a Florida Trend “Legal Elite: Up and Comer,” Duane Pinnock is Florida Bar Board Certified in Wills, Trusts and Estates. In 2016, the Florida Bar appointed Mr….

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2018 Super Lawyers: William E. Boyes, John Farina, Peter Matwiczyk & Duane L. Pinnock

January 24, 2018

Partners William (“Bill”) E. Boyes, John Farina and Peter Matwiczyk, along with attorney Duane L. Pinnock, have been named to the 2018 Florida Super Lawyers. The recognition is in the areas of Estate Planning and Probate for Mr. Boyes, and Estate and Trust Litigation for Mr. Farina, Mr. Matwiczyk and Mr. Pinnock. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Bill Boyes has been Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Wills, Trusts and Estates for more than 25 years, and has been AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell for over 30 years….

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What Happens to Student Loans When You Die?

July 6, 2017

Most students must take out loans in order to pay for their higher education. However, many people don’t consider what will happen to their student loan debt if they die before it’s paid off.

Most federal student loans do not require a credit check or cosigner, leaving the borrower solely responsible for repayment. The exception to this is the Direct PLUS loan, which can only be obtained by the parents of a dependent undergraduate student, or by students attending professional or graduate school….

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John Farina and Kenni Judd Published by The Florida Bar

May 22, 2017

The Florida Bar has published a chapter in the Ninth Edition of Business Litigation in Florida by Attorneys John Farina and Kenni Judd. Entitled Summary Judgment in Business Litigation, the chapter covers:

Comparison of Florida and Federal rules
When a motion may be made
Notice requirement
Evidence considered by court
Affidavits
Standard for decision
Summary judgement in actions on written instruments
Summary judgement in other actions

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With current authorities, succinct discussions of complex issues, and the forms vital to handling a commercial case, the Ninth Edition of Business Litigation in Florida is a must-have for business practitioners and trial attorneys alike….

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William Boyes and Adam Sabocik to Present at “Guardianship Bootcamp”

February 1, 2017

On Thursday, February 9, Partner William Boyes and Attorney Adam Sabocik will present on Alternatives to Guardianship v. The Appointment of a Guardian at Guardian Bootcamp, presented by The Estate and Probate CLE Committee of the Palm Beach County Bar Association.

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John Farina Selected 2017 Top 100 Trusts & Estates Lawyer by the American Society of Legal Advocates

December 18, 2016

Partner John Farina has been selected a 2017 Top 100 Trusts and Estates lawyer by the American Society of Legal Advocates (“ASLA”) for the third consecutive year. ASLA is an invitation-only organization of elite lawyers in practice today. Less than one-and-a-half percent of licensed lawyers nationwide are members. ASLA draws its membership from lawyers who combine stellar legal credentials with a proven commitment to community engagement and the highest professional standards.

A Florida Super Lawyer, Mr….

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Attorney Duane L. Pinnock selected to Florida Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

October 20, 2016

Attorney Duane L. Pinnock has been accepted into Class II of the Florida Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (“ACTEC”). The Florida Fellows Institute was created by Florida ACTEC fellows to develop the profession’s future leaders in trust and estate law through a series of in-depth educational presentations led by subject matter experts in each field. Between November 2016 and May 2017, Mr. Pinnock will participate in three, two-day educational sessions for lawyers who were nominated by a Florida ACTEC Fellow and selected through a competitive application process….

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Partner John Farina Named Board Certified Trial Advocate

June 30, 2016

Boyes, Farina & Matwiczyk, P.A. today announced Partner John Farina has successfully achieved recertification with the National Board of Trial Advocacy (“NBTA”) as a Board Certified Trial Advocate. Mr. Farina has been a NBTA member in good standing for 20 years. Board Certification is the highest, most stringent and most reliable honor an attorney can achieve. Approximately three percent of American lawyers are board certified.

A Florida Super Lawyer, Mr. Farina has been assisting clients in developing estate plans and administrating complex trusts and estates for more than two decades….

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Boyes, Farina & Matwiczyk Named Best in Estate & Trust Litigation 2016—Palm Beach County

June 23, 2016

 

Boyes, Farina & Matwiczyk, P.A. has been named Best in Estate & Trust Litigation — Palm Beach County by Florida Trend magazine’s 2016 Legal Elite. The Florida Legal Elite recognizes top attorneys practicing in the state as chosen by their colleagues. Honorees are determined through votes by members of The Florida Bar and featured in the July special report in the statewide business magazine. Lawyers were asked to name attorneys they hold in the highest regard or would recommend to others….

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