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A Firm Providing Creative Solutions In Estate Planning and Elder Law

At The Manna Helmy Law Group, we help clients make intelligent estate planning decisions. We help them deal successfully with the challenges of retirement and old age. In the area of family law, we guide clients through the divorce process and resolve related problems involving child custody and property division.

In our many years of practice, we have learned that one size does not fit all. While one solution may be perfect for one client, the next client needs something entirely different. For this reason, we develop a personalized, creative solution for each client.

Your goals are our paramount concern.

A Team of Experienced Advisors

The founder of our firm, Michael A. Manna, has over 30 years experience in the practice of estate planning and elder law. He is a leader and innovator in these fields and knows how to use the law to achieve his clients’ goals.

Mr. Manna is a member of the faculty of the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, where he volunteers his time to educate other lawyers and paralegals. Mr. Manna is also licensed by the State of New Jersey to teach social workers, nursing home administrators, assisted living administrators and case managers. He has taught at several adult education programs in New Jersey for over thirty years. He has also trained financial planners and account representatives from the nation’s leading brokerage and investment firms in the finer points of estate planning and elder law.

The team of attorneys and professionals he leads is dedicated to helping our clients face the many challenges of retirement planning and elder care. View our lawyers’ individual profiles and learn more about our team using the links below:

Michael Manna Esq.
Michael Manna
Marize Helmy Esq.
Marize Helmy
Peter Brina Esq.
Peter Brina
Kevin Sabatello Esq.
Kevin Sabatello

Our Commitment to You

The Manna Helmy Law Group has long-standing relationships with many of our clients. As their needs develop and change, we respond with appropriate advice and services. We value their loyalty and the trust they have placed in us.

When you come to our offices to discuss your matter of concern, you will meet an attorney who is committed to helping you achieve your goals. We realize that in many ways you are placing your future and your family in our hands.

We will work to earn and keep your trust.

Our Staff Members

Ian Tanis

Ian Tanis

Ian Tanis is a paralegal with 14 years of experience in such areas as Medicaid planning, asset preservation, VA benefits and foreclosure/real estate transactions. He graduated from Champlain College in Paralegal Studies in 2007 and studied and worked for firms in Vermont, Maryland and New Jersey.

Brian Carlson

Brian Carlson

Brian Carlson is a paralegal with 3 years of experience in Probate, Estate Administration, and Inheritance and Estate Taxes. He has a bachelor’s degree from Stevens Institute of Technology.


Theresa Delmastro

Theresa has been with Manna Helmy law Group since 2017 but was first introduced to the firm years prior to that as a client, assisting her parents in their estate planning affairs. Theresa is the office manager and administrative assistant.

Deena Aselta

Deena has been a legal assistant/paralegal for 26 years. She has worked in the estate administration, estate planning and bankruptcy fields throughout her legal career.  Deena is a graduate of Montclair State University and Bergen Community College and holds a Bachelor’s Degree and Associate Degree.   Deena is a Bergen County native and lives in Bergen County with her husband and two dogs.