Clients who seek assistance in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, real estate, business law, employment law, civil litigation including personal injury, family law, and landlord operations can depend on Wood, DeVary & Armstrong, P.C. to provide them with sound legal advice based upon their extensive legal experience.

Estate Planning And Estate Administration

We are experts in all aspects of estate planning and administration including the preparation of wills and trusts, powers of appointment, property ownership, gifts and gift taxation, and beneficiary designations.  We provide litigation services in the event of disputes and specialize in the administration of final arrangements.   Our estate planning services include charitable remainder trusts, life insurance trusts, and incidents of ownership.

Estate planning can be quite complicated, involving many tax codes and laws, and our professional staff is well versed in all of the intricacies of the laws involved.  We are experts in both federal and state estate and tax law and are familiar with the subtleties of both.

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Business Representation

We advise clients regarding business formation including closed corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and sole proprietorships. The firm povides a wide variety of corporate services, and can litigate all types of disputes that may arise in the business world.  We also handle sales of businesses, and can assist in issues which may arise such as breach of contractor employee issues in the business setting.   We know how difficult and intricate the details of such litigation can be and are committed to paying attention to every detail in order to get the job done right.

Civil Litigation

Our staff is well versed in settling legal disputes between parties seeking money damages or specific performance.  We represent individuals or parties involved in trials, hearings, arbitrations, and mediations.  We’ve dealt with federal, state, and local courts as well as administrative agencies and are aware of the requirements of each type of litigation so that we can continue to provide you with the best expert legal advice available.

Employment Law

Labor and employment law encompasses laws, rulings, and precedents which deal specifically with working people and their organizations.  This includes unions, employers, and employees and can refer to either collective labor law or individual labor law.  Some of our areas of knowledge include contract of employment, minimum wage, health and safety, anti-discrimination, and unfair dismissal.  We are also very familiar with trade unions and all of the separate set of laws dealing with these.

Workers' Compensation And Personal Injury

Workers' compensation laws are designed to ensure that employees who are injured on the job are monetarily compensated so that they can avoid litigation.  Part of this law also provides benefits for the dependents of workers who were killed as a result of accidents or illnesses in the workplace.   In these instances, we help to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve.

We are also very familiar with all of the intricacies of personal injury law.  We provide representation to those who were injured due to the negligence of another person or party and we are especially knowledgeable about the related field of tort law, including civil wrongdoings and damages incurred as a result of those processes.  This includes but is not limited to accid...[more]

Family Law

Our lawyers provide a full spectrum of representation in family law including dissolutions of marriage, custody and child support matters, and adoptions.  We provide vigorous representation to all individuals requiring the expertise of family attorneys and we strive to hold ourselves to the standards that we know you expect of a law firm of our caliber.

Real Estate Law

At Wood, DeVary & Armstrong, P.C. we work with and advise our clients in both residential and commercial real estate, and we have the experience needed to meet any needs you may have involving purchases, sales or gifts of real property.