Green Schoenfeld & Kyle, LLP

Serving Individuals and Businesses Since 2000 High-quality legal services from specialists in tax and estate planning law

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Firm Overview

At Green Schoenfeld & Kyle, LLP we bring more than 70 years of combined legal experience to the optimal resolution of your estate planning, probate and trust administration, business, corporate and partnership law, and taxation matters. Attorneys Lowell S. Schoenfeld and Kevin A. Kyle are board certified wills, trusts and estates lawyers, enabling them to proactively help clients formulate and implement their estate planning objectives in a tax-efficient manner. And regarding your taxation and business matters, attorney Bruce Green is a board certified taxation lawyer, allowing him to provide you with solutions that other less specialized lawyers may miss. As a result of his experience and proven record of results, Mr. Green has earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

We are dedicated to deepening and maintaining our knowledge in our respective areas of practice in order to stay updated on any statutory changes or any other legal developments. Our passion and dedication to our practice carries through in how we deal with our clients, and we provide every client and their cases with exceptional personal attention and respect. Green Schoenfeld & Kyle was founded in 2000, and our attorneys have strong trial orientations and are familiar with many of the courts and other lawyers in Florida.

Green Schoenfeld & Kyle, LLP routinely handles cases of varying complexity in:
-Corporate law
-Taxation
-Estate planning
-Trusts and estates
-Business law
-Partnership law
-Probate
-Taxation
-Wealth preservation
-Charitable giving
-Business estate planning
-Federal estate and gift taxation

No case too complex
We provide our clients with compassionate and professional legal assistance with probate and estate planning proceedings and are well-equipped to handle even the most complex estate planning situations. We understand that even standard legal documents like wills can be overwhelming, so we strive to make your legal process as simple, affordable and timely as possible. We have also worked with many Florida companies to draft thorough success plans, and provide a wide range of legal services that small to mid-sized businesses are likely to require at one time or another.
Main Office

Main Office
1380 Royal Palm Square Blvd.
Fort Myers  FL  33919

Phone
  • 239.936.7200
Estate Planning
Florida Trusts and Estates Attorneys Helping You Plan
Preserving your family's wealth for future generations
Whether you're planning the parameters of your future medical care or establishing support for loved ones after your death, Green Schoenfeld & Kyle, LLP attorneys can help with all aspects of trusts and estates issues, including:
-Estate planning
-Estate tax issues
-Choosing the appropriate executor
-Guardianships
-Living wills
-Living trusts
-Wills drafting

Securing your legacy
You work hard for your family, so knowing that you have planned for their long-term well-being and financial security can bring you comfort. We thoroughly analyze your estate and strategize the best means of transferring your assets, minimizing taxes, establishing guardianship for your children, caring for your pets, supporting personal philanthropic causes and protecting your loved ones.

Draft your living will and last will and testament
A will is essential at every stage of your life. Your living will sets the parameters for medical intervention should you become incapacitated. This assures that when you are most vulnerable, your wishes will be honored.

Your last will provides the opportunity to distribute your property, establish care for your children and otherwise express your wishes upon your death. A will is necessary if you intend to leave property to a person or entity other than a blood relative, such as a domestic partner, a friend or a charity. If you die without a will, the court determines how your property is distributed, who cares for your children and even what happens to your pet - making decisions that might not reflect your desires.

We can draft valid wills that ensure your intentions are honored.

Changing your will
As your life changes, so might your estate plan. You may need to update your will throughout your life. We draft valid codicils that address changes in your financial situation, marital status, number of children, philanthropic interests and general lifestyle decisions.

Appointment of guardianship
If you have minor children, your will allows you to make decisions about their future care. This is especially crucial if you are a single parent or if both parents die in a common incident. If you do not name a guardian, the court will appoint a guardian for your children and can make decisions adverse to your ultimate parenting goals. You can also make arrangements for your pets' care in your will, including naming a guardian to take responsibility for your pets.

Bruce D. Green

Mr. Green is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas
-Corporate law
-Taxation
-Business law
-Partnership law
-Estate planning
-Probate
-Trust administration
-Wealth preservation

Admitted
-Florida, 1978
-U.S. Tax Court, 1979
-U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1983

Education
-University of Miami, LL.M., Taxation, 1979
-Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., 1978
-Washington & Lee University, B.A., 1971

Certifications
-Board Certified Tax Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education

Associations and memberships
-Lee County Bar Association
-American Bar Association
-The Florida Bar (Tax Section; Committee on Employee Benefits, 1980)

Author
"Selection of Proper Form of Business Enterprise," in Florida Small Business Practice 1, 1986
Education
  • Cumberland School of Law of Samford University
    J.D.

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