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FBL Law

FBL Law

The mission of Forster Boughman & Lefkowitz, is to be “the gold standard for asset protection, corporate, estate, and tax planning and associated litigation.” The firm’s attorneys provide experienced counsel in the areas of international and domestic corporate, tax, asset protection and related litigation, through highly personalized service. The firm is an approachable and economic alternative to large national and international law firms.

Attorney Eric C. Boughman Presenting with the Honorable John Marshall Kest

Orlando, FL – Eric C. Boughman, Partner of the Orlando-based law firm of Forster Boughman & Lefkowitz (www.fbl-law.com) will present at the Professionalism in Discovery seminar being held at the Orange County Bar Association Center (880 North Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801) on Thursday, June 4, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The law firm of Forster Boughman & Lefkowitz is also sponsoring the seminar.

An exclusive evening for the love of pets, wine, and art. All proceeds benefit Franklin’s Friends.

Orlando, FL – The Orlando-based law firm of Forster Boughman & Lefkowitz (www.fbl-law.com) is a proud sponsor of the second annual Unleashed. Uncorked. Unframed. fundraiser on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. The evening will feature a spectacular auction, a private art sale, exemplary wines and gourmet cuisine. The fundraiser will take place at a private Winter Park lakefront home. All proceeds benefit Franklin’s Friends, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote animal welfare and support animal charities throughout Central Florida.

Thursday, 16 April 2015 14:42

Lawsuit Filed Against Twitter

The lawsuit alleged false impersonation and the improper use of trademarks, which is in violation of Twitter’s terms and conditions

Orlando, FL – The Orlando-based law firm of Forster Boughman & Lefkowitz (www.fbl-law.com) recently filed a lawsuit against Twitter in the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court in Orange County, Florida on behalf of its client and client’s company. The lawsuit was filed in response to Twitter’s failure to remove a fictitious webpage that was set up using the client’s name and likeness without his consent or authorization. Numerous derogatory and damaging comments concerning the client and his company were made on this site.

Friday, 19 September 2014 00:00

Internet & Technology

Protect your Soft Assets

The firm provides counsel for corporate and transactional issues related to the internet and digital technologies. The firm's clients have included technology startups as well as more seasoned "legacy" companies who need to protect software, trade secrets, and other soft assets in cyberspace.

 

Other Representation                                             

The firm has also represented clients involved in disputes arising from emerging technologies, including digital copyright issues, online defamation and rights of publicity, trademarks, trade secrets, and disputes involving technology licensing and software as a service (SaaS). The firm's attorneys stay educated in emerging technologies and seek practical and efficient resolutions to potentially complex situations.

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Litigation

Our litigation team represents individuals and businesses in a wide array of commercial disputes, such as:

  • Copyright disputes
  • Corporate, shareholder, &  partnership issues
  • Contract disputes
  • Tax Controversies
  • Trade secret
  • Trademark
  • Financial accounting issues
  • Real estate matters
  • And more...


Our Litigation Philosophy

Understanding that each client has unique needs and goals, we listen carefully, assess each case individually, and discuss goals and potential outcomes. Because litigation is dynamic and often quite foreign to many clients, we work together with our clients from the outset to develop a strategic plan and continue the communication process throughout each phase to keep clients apprized of significant developments. Regular communication and assessment helps reduce the stress of unknowns. We pursue objectives with aggressive precision, but remain flexible enough to make realistic evaluations in response to the dynamic process in which cases oftentimes develop. We generally prepare cases as though they will go to trial. Although many don’t, experience has shown that thorough preparation and a willingness to go to court often leads to more positive resolutions for our clients. As with our entire practice, we rely upon experience that only comes with years of practice in the trenches, supported by modern technology, to deliver results to our clients efficiently. Although each case is unique, our ultimate goal is always the same: to reduce the burden of stress while achieving the best outcome for each particular client.

Understanding the significant stress caused by the potential for runaway litigation costs, we are often able to avoid the uncertainty of the billable hour by handling litigation and pre-litigation disputes on a flat-fee basis or under alternative billing arrangements.

Co-Counsel Service to out of State attorneys

The firm’s attorneys have been involved in cases throughout the State of Florida, several U.S. states, and in the Cayman Islands. The firm also regularly co-counsels cases and assists out of state attorneys with navigating the Florida court system.

Friday, 19 September 2014 00:00

Estate Planning & Probate

Securing your legacy

We help clients protect their legacy through wealth preservation and tax minimization. Because no two clients are the same, we avoid cookie-cutter planning options and, instead, customize plans based on individual client goals. Planning often includes wills, trusts, family limited partnerships, private annuities and other strategies. We also use charitable trusts and private foundations to meet planning and philanthropic goals. Our experienced attorneys are adept at navigating complex legal and estate tax issues for high net worth individuals

 

Other areas of interest

We also handle all aspects of probate and trust administration, to carry out the goals and intentions stated in wills and trusts. Our work includes preparation of estate tax returns and allocation of generation skipping exemptions, trust funding, post-mortem planning and disclaimers, and trust and probate litigation.

June 28, 2016 2:00PM ET


Gary A. Forster  and Eric Boughman of Forster Boughman & Lefkowitz will be hosting: Protecting Assets with LLCs. This live teleconference will be held on June 28, 2016 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET.

Uniform Voidable Transactions Act

THURS. JUNE 16, 2016


Forster Boughman & Lefkowitz will offer a monthly continuing education event for CPA’s. Our June 16th Event: Uniform Voidable Transactions Act – (What You Need To Know), will help you understand how to the Fraudulent Transfer Act and the proposed UVTA impacts the funding of new business entities, estate plans and other ventures.

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 00:00

International

International Tax Law

We offer domestic and international corporate counsel and associated tax research and planning. Our firm represents domestic companies and individuals in structuring and closing foreign business transactions and investments. We also regularly represent offshore interests investing in or expanding to the U.S. Our international team will minimize tax and maximize treaty benefits for even the most exotic transaction.

Clients we represent

Our clients include (for example) U.S. companies with offices abroad and foreign individuals investing in U.S. properties and businesses. We also support CPAs (in various states and abroad) regarding international tax issues.

Entendemos la ley tributaria internacional

Mr. Forster speaks Spanish fluently and can handle international transactions entirely in Spanish.

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 00:00

Corporate

Corporate law services with the correct solution

Forster Boughman & Lefkowitz guides businesses of all sizes through their legal lifecycle. We handle start-ups, mergers and acquisitions, contracts, and regulatory review. Our corporate attorneys work directly with clients to timely and efficiently draft contracts, close transactions, establish corporate structures, and resolve regulatory issues.

We steer entrepreneurs through the process of selecting and forming the appropriate business entity. Our firm evaluates the pros and cons of choosing an LLC, corporation, partnership, or foreign entity. Our firm also handles all partnership, franchise, financing, and employment agreements. You will work with a seasoned corporate attorney to draft and negotiate the documents necessary to buy, sell, merge or reorganize a target business. We manage every step of the process, from letters of intent through closing. Forster Boughman & Lefkowitz prepares stock or asset purchase agreements, merger agreements and reorganizations. Our attorneys handle transactions ranging from the expansion of local retail shops to the reorganization of international conglomerates. Unlike most small firms, we have substantial experience in cross-border international transactions. Mr. Forster speaks Spanish fluently and has conducted many international matters entirely in Spanish.

Our support areas in Corprorate Law

  • Start-ups
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Contracts
  • Establish corporate structures
  • And more...
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We cater to the professional, entrepreneur and investor seeking customized domestic and international asset protection strategies.

Our firm also analyzes potential exposure to individuals and businesses and provides strategies to insulate vulnerable assets.

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Contact Info

Forster Boughman & Lefkowitz
2200 Lucien Way, Suite 405
Maitland-Orlando, FL 32751

(407) 255-2055

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