Accounting: Trusts & Estates
In addition to preparing federal tax returns related to estates and trusts, the firm prepares formal accountings under the Florida Uniform Principal and Income Act. Many times the firm is engaged by other estate attorneys to serve the accounting function in their estate and trust administration engagements. The firm is also frequently engaged by non-fiduciary beneficiaries to determine whether formal accountings and accounting records have been correctly prepared. Good accounting records can be the key to avoiding expensive litigation. Good accounting knowledge can be the key to determining whether a beneficiary has received the correct amount of money and assets.
Why Hickok Law?
Robert is the Founder and President of Hickok Law Firm, P.A. From the University of Florida he holds a B.S. and an M.S. in Accounting, a J.D., and an LL.M. in Taxation. He is a member of the Florida Bar and is a Florida Certified Public Accountant. Robert’s areas of focus are estate planning, probate and trust administration, accounting for estates and trusts, tax returns for estates and trusts, IRS controversy, and complex legal research.
Lauren is the Office Manager and the Legal Assistant of Hickok Law Firm, P.A. From Palm Beach Atlantic University, she holds a B.S in Business Marketing and an M.S in Counseling Psychology.