Practice Areas

The firm of Sherman, Hoffman & Hipp LC is a general practice firm providing legal services in many areas of the law. If you need legal expertise in a specialized legal area, we often know the experts and can obtain expertise which you may not otherwise be aware of. We can assist you with understanding and coordinating your special legal needs – often at no additional cost to you.

Real Estate Law

We provide clients with legal counsel regarding residential, commercial and agricultural transactions. Our clients receive assistance in all aspects of transaction from simple drafts for residential purchasing agreements to negotiating complex lease agreements for commercial facilities. We have a title insurance company and can provide one stop contract through closing services for the convenience of our clients.

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Tax Law

Our office prepares hundreds of income tax returns every year. We can also assist in planning your finances for tax efficiency. We provide personalized attention to the details of each return, representing our clients in dealings with the IRS and KDOR, including responding to IRS and KDOR communications.

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School Law

We do and have represented and counseled Kansas public school districts in the many areas of law which schools must be aware of and address.

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Accident Injury & Wrongful Death

We represent and work with people who have been injured or killed in an accident or other misfortune. We also know many lawyers who are experts in the area of personal injury litigation and will assist clients in obtaining the best lawyer for their case.

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Adoption

In the traditional domestic setting, our firm has represented multiple step-parents during the step-child adoption process. We provide legal representation and support by guiding individuals and families at any stage of the adoption process.

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Banking

We represent a number of financial institutions Our representation includes matters ranging from advising on loan and security documentation, preparing loan agreements to collecting the debt if things do not go as expected.

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Our History

Sherman, Hoffman, & Hoffman LC takes pride in its historic Ellsworth heritage. The law firm dates from the 1870’s when Ellsworth was the railhead between Abilene and Dodge City for the Texas cattle drives. Ira E. Lloyd started his practice of law in Ellsworth in 1873 – about the time Wyatt Earp was argued to be marshal for a day of Ellsworth and Wild Bill Hickok was in Ellsworth befriending Indian Annie.

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