Our Firm has earned the respect of our clients for providing outstanding service to meet their estate planning needs. Additionally, we have earned the respect of many other law firms for our acumen in estate planning and frequently, other law firms refer their clients to Russo Law Offices, LLC knowing our Firm can meet the complex needs of particular clients. For estate planning needs, which is often a difficult topic for clients to address, please be assured that we will handle your estate planning needs with the utmost respect, consideration and sensitivity to your individual needs.
We offer a wide range of family and individual planning and have guided clients which result in our preparation of necessary documents, such as, simple and complex wills, various types of trusts, guardianships, asset protection planning, estate tax planning, estate administration for small and multimillion dollar estates, estate disputes, living wills (healthcare directives), and Powers of Attorney.
A sound estate plan may also require an assessment of prospective taxes, which may be imposed upon your estate and your loved ones receiving assets. New Jersey is consistently ranked as one of the nations most burdensome states in imposing estate and inheritance taxes. Professional planning can often times reduce or eliminate the estate and inheritance tax liability of an estate; thereby passing more of your hard earned assets to your loved ones.
If you die intestate (without a will), the distribution of your estate will be handled by the probate court pursuant to the laws of intestate succession; irrespective of your individual wishes. Therefore, by planning for your future now, you are in a direct position to better preserve your assets; make inheritance decisions which we will capture in legal documents; and have peace of mind that in years to come your estate will be properly handled according to your wishes.
Russo Law Offices, LLC has extensive experience representing estates and assisting individuals through the process of probate and estate administration. Large or small, each estate administration presents a multitude of legal issues that demand expertise and experience to effectively navigate. After the loss of a loved one, the executor of an estate can rely on our firm to guide the administration process in protecting the assets, discharging proper debts and taxes, communicating with the surrogate and court system and ultimately distributing the assets to the beneficiaries in an efficient manner.
If we may be of assistance to you, please do not hesitate to contact us by phone @ 908-454-0806.