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Stevens and Brand


Matthew H. Hoy

Areas of Practice

  • Estate planning and administration; trusts; wills; charitable trusts; family wealth planning; and powers of attorney.
  • Trust and Estate administration and litigation.
  • Estate, gift, and generation skipping transfer tax planning.
  • Business start-up; entity formation such as corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and joint ventures; raising equity and capital; business operations and transactions; and business succession planning.
  • Real Estate development; industrial and commercial real estate financing and leasing.
  • Municipal and governmental agency representation.

  • Kansas Bar, 1998

    Missouri Bar, 1999
  • University of Kansas; B.S., 1994; M.B.A, 1997; Juris Doctorate, 1997

    Matt works with business owners and professionals as they encounter estate planning issues and business succession issues. In addition, Matt maintains a very substantial practice representing families and financial institutions dealing with estate administration matters such as probate, trust administration, and litigation related to those procedures.

    Matt counsels entrepreneurs and their companies in transactional matters including formation, raising capital, mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiations, and general managerial issues.

    Matt advises businesses in a variety of industries including health care, banking, energy, entertainment, real estate development, advertising, technology and life-sciences, and financial services.


  • University of Kansas School of Law CALI Award for Excellence in Taxation, 1996

  • Member:
  • Douglas County Estate Planning Council, President, 2002

    Lawrence, KS Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Chair Elect, 2009; Chair, 2010

    Douglas County Kansas Bar Association

    Kansas Bar Association, Member, Real Property, Probate and Trust Section; Corporate and Banking Law Section

    American Bar Association, Member, Real Property, Probate and Trust Section

    The Missouri Bar