Families & Individuals

Our clients come to us looking to make the most of what they have and to do more good with it – now and in the future. Hemenway & Barnes advisors provide confidence that your interests and assets have been entrusted to an expert who knows you and your situation.

In an ever-changing, highly regulated environment, we offer thoughtful, clear and comprehensive advice to help you navigate the many interrelated choices you face. We furnish convenience: a one-stop, one-call solution to a range of planning and management issues.

We deliver counsel and guidance with an independent and experienced point of view on important and often emotional decisions so you can chart a course that is right for you and your family.


How can we help you?

Wealth Management
We help individuals and families enhance and protect their wealth by building enduring relationships rooted in high-quality, practical, and distinctly personal service.
Family Office
There is no “one size fits all” family office. We place a high value on getting to know each family and working with you to align the services we provide to your goals.
Philanthropic Advisory
We offer a full range of philanthropic advisory and grant-making services to private foundations, trusts, individuals, families, and other entities.
Estate & Tax Planning
Our comprehensive approach is flexible, so it's tailored to each client’s unique financial situation, family, goals, values, and more.
Trust & Estate Administration
Our dedicated team of trust, estate and tax professionals efficiently handles all aspects of trust administration and probate work.
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
From high-stakes business litigation to probate and land use and real estate litigation, we help clients resolve difficult disputes.
Real Estate Law
We partner with our clients to meet the varied real estate needs of start-up developers and large corporations, lenders, nonprofits, and families.
Owner-Led & Family Business
Hemenway & Barnes assists generations of families, as well as individuals and partnerships who own or manage businesses.
“For generations we have helped families grow and protect their wealth and their personal, business and charitable interests. As trustees, advisors, and attorneys, we help clients achieve their financial and personal goals.”
— Charles Platt, Partner and Chair of the Private Client Group

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