Charlie can assist you in uncontested Florida probate proceedings including administration of formal probate, summary probate or ancillary probate.
Free Consultation. A twenty-minute telephone conversation can be set up with Charlie to determine if he can assist you in your Florida probate administration.
Fees. Legal fees and costs are charged on a flat fee or on an hourly rate. Fees are not charged on a percentage basis to avoid excessive legal fees.
Attorney Charles L. Hoffman, Jr. is a partner in the law firm of Shell, Fleming, Davis & Menge, P.A. in Pensacola, Florida and is a member of the Florida Bar. Charlie has practiced law in probate administration, estate and gift taxation, and real property law since 1977. Charlie obtained his law degree from the University of Florida in 1976 and obtained his Masters of Law in taxation from the University of Alabama in 1983. He is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, and the United States Tax Court.
Non-lawyer - April L. Swift is a Florida Registered Paralegal (FRP) who assists with Charlie's practice. She has assisted in Charlie's practice in probate administration, estate and gift taxation since 2004, and serves as an integral part of his practice. April obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Legal Studies Pre-Law Option from the University of West Florida in 2004 and has been a member of the Northwest Florida Paralegal Association (NWFPA) since 2007.
Please note: A Florida Registered Paralegal is not an attorney. A Florida Registered Paralegal is a person with education, training, or work experience, who works under the direction and supervision of a member of The Florida Bar and who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work for which a member of The Florida Bar is responsible and who has met the requirements of registration as set forth in Chapter 20 of the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar. A Florida Registered Paralegal is not a member of The Florida Bar and may not give legal advice or practice law.