Partner John Farina has been selected a 2015 Top 100 Trust and Estates lawyer, by the American Society of Legal Advocates (“ASLA”). ASLA is an invitation-only organization of elite lawyers in practice today. Less than one and a half percent of 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.
John Farina is a Florida Bar Board Certified Business Litigation Attorney and is also Florida Bar Board Certified in Wills, Trust and Estates, a certification less than one percent of all Florida attorneys hold….
Estate planning is important for protecting the financial interests of intended heirs after one’s death. However, estate planning tools can also be used to protect a person while he or she is still alive in Florida or in any other state. This will come in handy when a person is incapacitated and unable to make medical and financial decisions for himself or herself. Failure to plan can result in a person being put under guardianship of the government, which most people would not find preferable….
Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates
Boyes, Farina & Matwiczyk, announced, Attorney Duane L. Pinnock recently joined the firm. Florida Bar Board Certified in Wills, Trusts & Estates, Mr. Pinnock will focus his practice in Trusts and Estates Litigation and Administration and Estate and Tax Planning. Less than one-third of one percent of all Florida lawyers are Board Certified in Wills, Trusts and Estates. A Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star™, for more than a decade he has represented beneficiaries, trustees, personal representatives and heirs….
Boyes, Farina & Matwiczyk announced that January 4, 2014 marked the law firm’s 20th anniversary. The firm, founded by attorneys, William Boyes and John Farina in 1994 is dedicated to assisting individuals, their families, foundations and charitable organizations in the preservation, management and transfer of personal wealth.
The firm of five attorneys assists clients in the development of estate plans, the administration of complex trusts and estates and the prosecution and defense of probate related litigation, including tax court controversies….
Even when a person is an adult, many times people need help in managing their lives for one reason or another. One of the most common reasons a person needs this type of help is because of psychiatric conditions. This may be what is happening with Amanda Bynes about who many in Florida have been reading recent headlines regarding her erratic behavior, which could result in her mother receiving conservatorship over the actress.
The actress’s parents have recently been prompted by her 5150 psychiatric hold to file for a conservatorship over their daughter….
Partner John Farina has been named a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Commercial Litigation by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell®, one of the nation’s most distinguished and oldest lawyer rating services. In May of this year, John Farina was named a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Trusts & Estates, also by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell®.
Mr. Farina holds Martindale-Hubbell’s AV Preeminent® peer review rating, the highest attainable rating for legal ability and ethical standards. John Farina is a Florida Bar Board Certified Business Litigation Attorney and is also Florida Bar Board Certified in Wills, Trust and Estates….