Harmony – Creating family peace and harmony through estate plans that work.
Giving – Leave a lasting legacy through a lifetime of giving.
Family – Every client is treated like a member of the family. Our goal is to create lifelong, lasting relationships.
Legacy – We help families create lasting legacies by passing on their wisdom, as well as their wealth, to those they love.
Peace of Mind – We help create estate plans that embrace your vision for leaving what you have, to whom you want, the way you want.
Florida’s only law firm with two attorneys board certified in both Wills, Trusts and Estates and Elder Law.
Estate planning is a process designed to allow you to control your property while you are alive and well; plan for yourself and your loved ones in the event of your disability and then give what you have, to whom you want, when you want, the way you want.
Elder law is not necessarily defined by any specific technical legal distinctions. Rather, elder law is more accurately defined by the people that it serves—older individuals, most commonly referred to as seniors or elders.
Special needs trusts (also sometimes referred to as “supplemental needs” trusts) allow a disabled beneficiary to receive gifts, lawsuit settlements, or other funds and still be eligible for certain government programs.
Dispute Resolution, also known as alternative dispute resolution, is a process where a neutral and impartial third person acts to encourage and facilitate the resolution of a dispute without litigation. It is an informal and non-adversarial process.
Florida is one of the states that permit you to add a personal property memorandum to your estate plan. This is a supplemental document that must be referenced in your will or living trust and allows you to specify the items of personal property you wish to leave to your loved ones.
Parents are making professional designations with the intention that the professional representative will be able to efficiently and harmoniously administer their affairs and estate at an overall lower overall cost.
June 2019 - Sarah S. AuMiller, a partner with the Law Offices of Hoyt & Bryan, was recognized as a Board Certified Specialist in Elder Law. Certification is The Florida Bar’s highest level of evaluation of the competency and experience of attorneys in the 24 areas of law approved for certification by the Supreme Court of Florida.
Our Motto is “Partners in planning. Friends for life,” because it embodies our philosophy of working side by side with our clients to co-create their estate plans, while enjoying a life-long relationship as friends and trusted advisors.
Our Mission is to provide the highest quality legal services, focusing on education, the client experience and development of life-long relationships, to create and support valued and lasting planning for our clients and the ones they love.