Wills, Estates, Trusts, and Probate

Everyone should have a plan for their family and their assets in the event of incapacity or death. Disposition of assets upon death and providing for one’s loved ones must be considered at all ages and plans should routinely be reviewed. Wills, trusts and powers of attorney are not just for the elderly or the wealthy –cohabitating adults, parents, adult unmarried individuals with siblings or elderly parents, individuals without living relatives can benefit from knowing they have accomplished the appropriate disposition of all that they have accumulated in life according to their last wishes. Our attorneys will thoroughly examine your assets and the dynamics of your family.

We will listen to your goals and recommend a thoughtful, comprehensive plan that will serve you and your family well. We will prepare will for you to appoint guardians for your minor children and health care directives which allow your spouse or other family members to make health care decisions for you, if necessary. When warranted, our attorneys draft trusts and structure distributions to minor children and other beneficiaries with special needs. Our attorneys counsel fiduciaries on how best to administer trusts and estates, paying close attention to tax issues and other reporting requirements under New Jersey law.