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Sutton Sachs Meyer PLLC
4.8
from 22 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Mathew M.
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Mr. Meyer has been an exceptional lawyer to me. He has provided a 5 star legal service with expertise in Eviction Law for the state of New Jersey and New York. He has a wealth of knowledge in real estate law, I highly recommend future clients to choose him and he will get the job done. He will respond to all questions promptly. Very responsible and truly caring for his client. He will go the extra mile to help you understand your legal needs. * * * * *

Balmer Law Group
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Katherine S.
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Evan was great to work with. Very responsive and provided great advice during our real estate transaction. Will definitely recommend him as well as use him in the future.

  • 6 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Jerseygirl 3.
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I had the pleasure of working with Mr. Qadeer and his team on three separate issues and I've been pleasantly surprised with the amount of dedication and hard work they've put in my case all three times. I applied for my green card renewal a year ago and I was scared of the outcome as I had a criminal history, but Mr. Qadeer and his team put together a great application package and the process went smoothly. I worked with them to get my criminal records expunged recently and yet again my case was handled in a very professional way and I am extremely satisfied with how things went. I was punctually updated on every single mail that was received/delivered and about the status of my case. I recently applied for my naturalization and I had no doubt that I'd get through the process smoothly because I knew I was in good hands. Today, I am a US citizen all thanks to this amazing team. I highly recommend Omar Qadeer's Law Firm to anyone who's looking for legal help regarding the concerned matters. Their rates are very reasonable and I find it very convenient that they offer payment plans. All in all, I'm very pleased with Mr. Qadeer and his team - especially Andre, who is very thorough and has always pointed me in the right direction with his advice. Can't thank the whole team enough for their hard work, dedication and for making things so much easy for me.

Mandelbaum Salsburg
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 88 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Mathew M.
Verified review

Mr. Wells has been an exceptional lawyer to me. He has provided a 5 star legal service with expertise in Eviction Law for the state of New Jersey . He has a wealth of knowledge in real estate law, I highly recommend future clients to choose him and he will get the job done. He will respond to all questions promptly. Very responsible and truly caring for his client. He will go the extra mile to help you understand your legal needs

Morgan Legal Group, P.C.
5.0
from 4 reviews
    Christian C.
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    Thanks to Mr. Morgan and his company, my problem with estate planning was solved. I was struggling to find a honest and reliable, real estate and estate planning lawyer, and, therefore, I was very thankful when I got a detailed plan from Russel which was super easy to understand and to make things even better they helped me get my house got sold 2 weeks later! They also helped me with all the documentation, deed transfer and other paperwork. I highly recommend their firm to everyone who wants to receive a honest service and solve problems with estate issues!

    Judy C.
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    There are number of reasons I would strongly recommend the services of Barton Levine. Most importantly, you get the firms top brain working to produced customized solutions to your issues. I appreciated Bart’s creativity, patients and willingness to take time and effort to work through some complex requirements until we both satisfied. Previously, when interviewing for a Trust and Estates Lawyer, my experience was that the principal would greet me and then quickly turn me over to a junior lawyer who would then give me a boiler plate, superficial approach to what was a very important to what was a very important in my life, but clearly not to them. With Bart, all parts of my Estate Plan --- trusts, will and attendant documents where not only in plain English which Bart carefully reviewed with me, but they were presented in an Estate Planning Portfolio, carefully tabbed into a three ring binder for easy access and safekeeping. My previous experience was that my Trusts and Will were so cloaked in legal jargon that I had to ask for a summary in language I could understand and their ribbons, sealing wax and legal paper, did not break down the key elements.

    Paton Law Firm
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
      Maria P.
      Verified review

      I am a CPA and have referred clients and associates to Kimberly Paton for estate planning. She is a knowledgeable professional who truly cares about her clients. She will take the time to explain your options, listen to your needs and do what it takes to meet any required deadlines, all for a reasonable fee.

      • 16 years in business
      Maria K.
      Verified review

      I had hired Mr. Fuiaxis to represent me on a commercial purchase of a 24 unit building in Astoria. Throughout the entire experience Mr. Fuiaxis was very professional and looked out for our best interest. He is very knowledgeable of real estate law and especially on commercial real estate. I highly recommend him to everyone for his knowledge, experience, and professionalism. I am currently in the process of purchasing another property and he will be representing me again. He has become our family attorney from here on out.

      Leyla D.
      Verified review

      Melissa is an amazing lawyer with a mastery of many areas of law. She not only helped us with an educational issue we had, but she also did a fantastic (and thorough job) with our estate planning. We can't recommend Melissa enough! She's smart, she works quickly, and she's an all-around joy!

      About

      Brad M. Micklin, Esq. is an attorney concentrated in family law and estate planning matters. He has been in practice for over 15 years, and is licensed to practice law in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the Federal District, 3rd Circuit. He has represented clients in all facets of family law litigation, including divorces, custody battles, domestic violence trials, D.Y.F.S. custody cases, name changes, child support matters, and appeals in both state and federal courts. He also services clients in need of estate planning. Mr. Micklin drafts estate plans to include wills, powers of attorneys and living wills. He provides significant estate and tax planning through drafting various types of trust agreements, including revocable and irrevocable trusts, spendthrift trusts, residence trust, disclaimer trusts, and marital trusts. Additionally, Mr. Micklin has extensive background and experience in civil and probate litigation, including commercial practice and litigation, corporate and limited liability company formation, bankruptcy matters, mediation, and arbitration. He has also represented clients before the Internal Revenue Service. He has handled income tax audits, offers in compromise, tax abatement and elimination applications, and many other income tax-based appeals.

      About

      We are an Essex County law firm specializing in efficient and cost-effective representations of corporations, individiuals and families in estate planning, personal injury, medical provider representation, and residential and commercial real estate.

      • 15 years in business
      About

      Queens Home For Sale will buy your house in all cash! Stop foreclosures, tenant evictions, and principal reductions and get a cash offer within 24 hours for your home today!

      About

      Moira S. Laidlaw's practice focuses on strategic counsel and advocacy in the areas of estate planning, elder law, Medicaid planning and estate and trust administration. She advises in all aspects of this specialty including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care proxies, living wills, promissory notes and Assisting with Medicaid applications. Ms. Laidlaw has substantial knowledge about how gifting strategies can be used to qualify for Medicaid, protect assets and minimize estate taxation. She focuses on helping clients address their unique needs and goals at various stages of life.

      About

      I'm an asset protection attorney, specializing in estate planning (trusts and estates), guardianships, and Medicaid planning.

      About

      I am an experienced probate, elder law, guardianship, and trust and estates attorney who is licensed in both CT and NY. My first consultation is always free, and I can come to you if needed.

      • 7 years in business
      About

      Roizin & Volkova Law Group advises clients on corporate law issues and elder law and special needs planning. Our corporate practice focuses on advising businesses, nonprofit organizations and social enterprises on all business law matters. Our clients range from start-ups to established mid-sized companies who seek guidance on a variety of legal issues such as corporate financing, drafting and negotiating agreements, structuring joint ventures, investment vehicles and other corporate matters. Our elder law and special needs practice focuses on advising families about estate planning, drafting wills and trusts including special needs trusts and consulting on long-term care needs such as Medicaid planning. We assist clients with compassion and bring holistic solutions to some of life's most delicate and complicated issues.

      About

      We are a law practice focusing on estate planning, estate administration, elder law, guardianship services and special needs planning.

      About

      Our law firm serves clients in the Central New Jersey area and provides assistance in Estate Planning, Elder Law, Medicaid, Trust Administration and Probate.

      About

      What We Offer: - Estate Planning - Last Will and Testament/Probate - Lifetime Gifting - Joint Ownership - Beneficiary Designations - Life Estates - Asset Protection and Business Planning - Elder Law and Medicaid Services - Financial Planning Assistance - Legacy Planning - Pet Planning

      About

      Thomas G. Mundt is an attorney with 30 plus years of experience in wills, trusts, estate planning, probate, corporations and real estates.

      About

      I specialize in estate matters, including probate and administration proceedings, wills and trusts, living wills/health care proxies, etc.

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      What kind of lawyer does wills?

      No one likes talking about death, but it’s better than leaving your children or siblings to sort out your estate. A clearly planned will can make the time of mourning easier for everyone. An estate attorney will develop a legal will, create trusts on your behalf, and ensure the proper execution of your estate after you pass away.  

      Family attorneys and estate attorneys, also called probate and wills attorneys, can each prepare wills. The type of lawyer best suited to prepare your will depends on your situation. Most family attorneys provide services to prepare basic wills, including bequeathing property and personal items to family or naming a guardian for minor children. However, estate attorneys specialize in preparing wills in more complex situations. Consider hiring an estate attorney if you:

      • Have a large number of assets, especially those subject to estate taxes
      • Want to create a trust, such as allowing a spouse to live in your home until he or she dies and then leaving it to your children, or set up long-term care for a beneficiary
      • Have an ownership stake in a business
      • Expect someone to contest your will
      • Want to disinherit your spouse

      How much does it cost to have a living will?

      Either a family attorney or an estate, or wills, attorney can help you prepare a living will, either as part of your general estate planning or as an individual document. The cost typically ranges from $250 to $500, depending on your attorney’s fees; some charge by the hour, while others have a flat rate for writing a living will. Some states require living wills to be notarized, which adds an average of $5 to $15. In a living will — also called an advanced healthcare directive — you specify whether you want to be kept on life support if you become terminally ill or lapse into a persistent vegetative state. You can also answer other important questions in a living will like your preferences for tube feeding, artificial hydration and pain medication in situations when you cannot communicate your wishes on your own.

      How do you find a good lawyer for wills?

      Estate planning is an important part of financial planning, so it’s important to find the right attorney to prepare your will. Although most family attorneys can put together a basic will, you may want one who specializes in wills and estate planning, especially if you have a lot of assets or a dependent to take care of. You may need an attorney who has expertise in planning and executing trusts and a background in taxes. Ask how the attorney charges; some charge by the hour, others have a set fee for writing wills, and some charge a percentage of the total value of the estate. Make a list of several potential wills attorneys to interview. Make sure you make a strong personal connection with your attorney — you need to be comfortable telling him or her personal, confidential information about your life, and you need to feel that the attorney is committed to solving any problems that may arise while writing your will. Also find out how long the attorney has practiced estate law and whether he or she has handled wills similar to yours.

      How much should an estate plan cost?

      The cost of an estate plan depends largely on the number of parts it includes and the complexity of the documents. The most basic estate plan is simply a will, but it may also include designating power of attorney or a health care proxy to another person, writing a living will, or making a HIPAA authorization. The average national cost to make an estate plan ranges from $350 to $900, but can cost much more in complicated situations. For example, an estate attorney may charge only $900 to prepare a basic will providing outright distribution — meaning that property and assets are distributed upon death. Writing a more complicated will and holding assets in trusts can cost $3,000, or more. The process of creating an estate plan generally takes two to four weeks, starting with the initial consultation with the wills attorney to identify areas of concern in order to design an estate plan that fits your goals and budget. Once an estate plan is written, the attorney meets with the clients, a notary, and two neutral witnesses to review and sign the plan and associated documents.

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