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Estate Planning & Probate

Bergen County Estate Planning Attorney

Avoid excessive taxation and distribute assets according to your wishes

Recent events have cast a spotlight on the need to create a will that clearly state your wishes for the distribution of your assets, the care of any minor children and instructions for medical care should you become incapacitated and unable to communicate.

The Bergen County estate planning attorneys at the Englewood law offices of Hartstein & Hartstein have more than 30 years of experience in the creation and review of estate plans and the negotiation and litigation of disputes related to New Jersey probate. We handle:

  • Wills
  • Living Wills, healthcare directives (health care proxies), and powers of attorney for medical care
  • Trusts
  • The transfer of assets, such as retirement plans (401K, IRA, pension plans), and spousal business transfers
  • Advice on the effects of divorce
  • Advice on tax issues
  • Contested wills and trusts

New Jersey Probate Assistance

Probate is the legal process by which your will is adjudicated legally valid and your assets are distributed according to the terms of your will or estate plan. New Jersey probate is a complex process that requires the skilled guidance of an experienced New Jersey probate lawyers. Mistakes could result in time consuming probate litigation among family members, or review by the IRS or state if procedures are not properly completed.

Estate Plans: Not Just for the Wealthy

The best gift you can leave your family is a comprehensive will and well-designed estate plan that accounts for changing circumstances and avoids potential disputes. If you have assets or minor children, contact the Bergen County estate planning lawyers at Hartstein & Hartstein today for a free phone consultation.

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Bergen County Estate Planning and Probate Attorneys
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Located in Englewood, New Jersey the law office of Hartstein & Hartstein represent clients throughout northern New Jersey and New York, including Englewood Cliffs, Upper Saddle River, Passaic, Teaneck, Alpine, Wayne, Fort Lee, Westwood, Cresskill, Closter, Bergenfield, Waldwick, Demarest, Wyckoff, Tenafly, Ridgewood and all of Bergen County.

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Hartstein & Hartstein
Attorneys at Law
157 Engle Street
Englewood, NJ 07631
Phone: 201-399-4276
Fax: 201-567-7809
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Located in Englewood, New Jersey, Hartstein & Hartstein Attorneys at Law represents clients throughout New York and New Jersey, including Bergen County, Englewood Cliffs, Hackensack, Upper Saddle River, Passaic, Teaneck, Alpine, Wayne, Fort Lee, Westwood, Cresskill, Closter, Bergenfield, Waldwick, Demarest, Wyckoff, Tenafly, Ridgewood, Passaic County, Essex County and Morris County.