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    Ensure Fair Distribution of your Assets among your Heirs with #1 Will & Trust Attorneys in New Jersey

    SECURE YOUR FAMILY’S FUTURE

    Leave a financial legacy for your loved ones without any legal hassle. Trust our team of Will & Trust Attorneys in New Jersey.

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    Wills

    Make it easy for your loved ones to use your possessions as per your last wishes. A Will allows you to distribute assets among your family members after your death. 

    Mention all your last wishes in your new will

    Review your old will to meet changing legislation

    Update your will in case of events like a marriage or divorce

    Trusts

    Avoid a long and expensive probate by creating a trust the right way. Partner with New Jersey’s #1 will and trust lawyer for hassle-free transfer and distribution of your assets. 

    Create a trust after reviewing your family conditions

    Reduce unnecessary probate delays and cost for your family

    Manage foreseeable family conflicts

    Provide maximum benefit to your family

    Why Create Wills & Trusts

    Ensure Fair Distribution of Assets

    Wills or Trusts both allow you to manage and fairly distribute your assets among your loved ones after your passing. 

    Get some relief by leaving your financial legacy to the persons you want once you have passed away.

    Secure Family’s Peace of Mind

    Property disputes are common, especially when you leave behind a major proportion to heir A over heir B.  

    Creating a will or trust lets you choose how and to whom your assets must be transferred after your death. There is no room for family conflicts.

    New Jersey’s Will and Trust Attorneys Aren’t that Pricey

    Hiring a will & trust attorney in New Jersey may seem like an expensive investment. But the benefits outweigh the hiring cost.

     It is far less than the costs your family will have to incur  in case you die without creating a will or a trust.

    New Jersey’s Best Will & Trust Attorneys Are Ready to Assist you with 

    Revocable Living Trust

    Irrevocable Trust

    Testamentary Trust

    Living Trust

    Charitable Remainder Trusts

    Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

    Last Wills

    Joint or Mutual Wills

    Last Will and Testament

    Testimonial

    The Estate Law Center staff were a pleasure to work with on establishing a trust and assisting with the transfer of a family property. Holly response time was exceptional. Highly recommend holly and her team for all your legal needs.

    Debrah H

    Attorney Holly Geerdes is very informative, professional & friendly she was very helpful in updating my revocable living trust. Because of Estate Law Center I am very confident that I will be able to contact her in the future for any assistance. Thank you

    Gary W

    Estate Law Center were just awesome! Explained each step thoroughly and made the process easy and informative. I have peace of mind knowing all of my personal and physical properties/assets are in order and being handled by Estate Law Center.

    A Benson

    The Estate Law Center staff were a pleasure to work with on establishing a trust and assisting with the transfer of a family property. Holly response time was exceptional. Highly recommend holly and her team for all your legal needs.

    Debrah H

    What Makes Us Different

    More than 50 Years of Combined Experience.

    Proud Recipient of the US Attorney Outstanding Young Lawyer Award

    Included on the Super Lawyer List

    Employed as an Adjunct Law Professor

    Named top 100 trial attorney by national trial lawyers Association.

    Named 25 most influential Asian American.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. What are common types of trusts?

    Some common types of trusts are:

    1. Revocable living trust: A trustor can modify, revoke, or cancel revocable living trust anytime during his or lifetime.
    2. Irrevocable trust: Once created, an irrevocable trust can’t be changed or modified.
    3. Testamentary trust: Testamentary trust is created after the death of the trustor as per his or her will.
    4. Living trust: A living trust is created during your lifetime and ensures the efficient transfer of assets to heirs without any legal hassles. 
    5. Charitable trusts: A trust type in which the person transfers his assets to a charity or non-profit organization.
    6. Grantor retained annuity trust: A type of irrevocable trust created to reduce estate taxes for a certain period of time.

     

    2. What is the legal age to create a will in New Jersey?

    You must be at least 18 years or older to write and execute a will in New Jersey.

    3. Where can I keep my will or trust safe?

    You can keep your will or trust safe and secure:

    • With your attorney 
    • In safe deposit box
    • In your home
    • With your executor
    • In digital archives
    4. Why is creating a will important?

    It is important to create a will because of the following reasons:

    • Protect the family’s future in case of financial crisis
    • Fair distribution of assets among heirs
    • Avoid property disputes after your death
    • Ensure guardianship of your dependents
    • Support your local charitable organizations
    5. Which assets can I include in a trust?

    You can include the following assets in your trust:

    • Houses and other real estate 
    • Vehicles
    • Financial securities 
    • Cash
    • Jewelry
    • Life insurance policies
    • Bank accounts

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    New York Location

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    New York, NY 10013

    New Jersey Location

    197 Route 18 South
    Suite 3000, South Tower
    East Brunswick, NJ 08816

    Alpharetta Location
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    Alpharetta
    GA 30009

    Houston Location

    Houston
    54 Sugarcreek Center Blvd. Suite # 300
    Sugar Land, TX 77478

    Maryland Location

    Maryland
    528 W. Montgomery Avenue
    Rockville, MD 20850

    Los Angeles Location

    Los Angeles
    2999 Overland Avenue
    Suite 104 Los Angeles, CA 90064

    Virginia Location

    Virginia
    7400 Beaufont Springs Drive,
    Richmond 23225

    Boston Location

    Boston
    90 Canal Street
    Suite 400 Boston, MA 02114

    New York Location

    2 Mott Street
    Suite 200
    New York, NY 10013

    New Jersey Location

    197 Route 18 South
    Suite 3000, South Tower
    East Brunswick, NJ 08816

    Alpharetta Location

    1100 Cambridge Sq
    Alpharetta
    GA 30009

    Houston Location

    Houston
    54 Sugarcreek Center Blvd. Suite # 300
    Sugar Land, TX 77478

    Maryland Location

    Maryland
    528 W. Montgomery Avenue
    Rockville, MD 20850

    Los Angeles Location

    Los Angeles
    2999 Overland Avenue
    Suite 104 Los Angeles, CA 90064

    Virginia Location

    Virginia
    7400 Beaufont Springs Drive,
    Richmond 23225