Perry Hicks, LLC

a New Bedford law firm since 1965

Practice Areas

Our attorneys have years of legal expertise and have handled numerous cases and projects of significant complexity and substantial economic and social import. We believe that our expertise in addressing cutting edge issues in practice areas such as estate taxation, land use, environmental permitting and wealth management is unmatched by any firm in our geographic area, and competitive with metropolitan firms that have infrastructure, costs, and billing rates that are substantially higher than ours.

  • Real Estate and Title Development
  • Land Use
  • Zoning
  • Permitting and Title Matters
  • Property Rights Issues
  • Representation before local boards:

– Planning Boards
– Zoning Boards
– Conservation Commissions

  • Trust and Estate Administration
  • Estate Planning
  • Agricultural Preservation Restrictions
  • Family Asset Preservation
  • Estate Tax Return Preparation
  • Gifting Programs
  • Charitable Giving
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Estate Planning Issues related to:

– Family Land Holdings
– Estate Tax Portability

  • Historic/Land Preservation
  • Conservation Restrictions
  • Environmental Permitting
  • Wetlands Issues
  • Coastal Permitting
  • Waterfront Properties
 
  • Partnership & LLC
  • Organizational and Maintenance
  • Business & Corporate Law
  • Tax Exempt Recognition
  • Non-Profit Corporations
  • Guardianships
  • Conservatorships
  • Trust Administration
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Divorce
  • State and Federal Courts

Our Philosophy

We are dedicated to understanding our clients’ needs and providing them with practical and cost-effective legal advice, representation, solutions and quality legal services. Our attorneys have years of legal expertise and have handled numerous cases and projects of significant complexity and substantial economic and social import. We believe that our expertise in addressing cutting edge issues in such fields as estate taxation, land use, environmental permitting and wealth management is unmatched by any firm in our geographic area, and competitive with metropolitan firms that have infrastructure, costs, and billing rates that are substantially higher than ours. By providing high quality legal services in the areas of estate planning, business organization and management services, asset protection and business planning, family law, guardianships and conservatorships, real estate law, civil litigation, appellate litigation, and trust and probate administration, we are a full-service firm that has been able to develop long-term relationships with our clients. We are committed to client service and open communication. We view ourselves as problem solvers, and look first to the most practical solution. However, in an adversary context, we are zealous advocates of our clients’ interest within the confines of ethical and honest practice.

Firm Attorneys

Daniel C. Perry

SOLE MEMBER

E-mail: danperry@perryhicks.net
Phone: (508) 996-8291
Fax: (508) 997-2637

EDUCATION

Pomona College (1973)
Boston University School of Law
(J.D., 1978 – cum laude)

BAR ADMISSIONS

State of Massachuestts (1978)
United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts (1978)

MEMBERSHIPS

Massachusetts Bar Association

neil b. smola

ASSOCIATE

E-mail: neilsmola@perryhicks.net
Phone: (508) 996-8291
Fax: (508) 997-2637

EDUCATION

Providence College (2007)
University of Massachusetts School of Law – Dartmouth (J.D., 2011 – valedictorian)

BAR ADMISSIONS

State of Massachuestts (2011)

MEMBERSHIPS

Massachusetts Bar Association

Past Projects

We are dedicated to understanding our clients’ needs and providing them with practical and cost-effective legal advice, representation, solutions and quality legal services. 

Contact Us

508.996.8291

388 County Street, Fl2

New Bedford, MA 02740

info@perryhicks.net