Elder Law Services for Ridgewood, NJ & the Surrounding Community
At the law firm of Michael A. Manna & Associates, our Ridgewood estate administration lawyers help people plan for their futures, take care of their loved ones and deal successfully with the challenges of old age.
Our estate planning and elder law solutions are personalized to meet the specific family and financial needs of each client. We listen to our clients, learn about their families and review their financial situations. Then, our New York and New Jersey estate and elder law attorneys respond with advice and services designed to achieve our clients’ goals.
We focus our practice on the following areas:
Elder Law: Helping the Elderly Live in Dignity, Comfort and Security
Much of our practice involves helping elderly people qualify for Medicaid and other government programs that will pay for their nursing home care and other long-term care needs while conserving their assets for themselves and their families. In this way, we help elderly clients cope with the medical and financial challenges they face. Our attorneys believe that every person deserves to live in dignity, comfort and security. We work to help our clients achieve that state during the final years of their lives.
We provide elder law solutions in the areas of:
- Medicaid planning
- Asset protection and gifting advice
- Nursing home placement
- Reverse mortgages
- Guardianships and conservatorships
Estate Law and Estate Tax Planning
In addition to our elder law services, we provide sophisticated estate tax planning, estate planning, and retirement planning advice and services. We understand the complex interactions of these matters and how to develop creative solutions that resolve any problems. Our goal in this work is to help our clients minimize their estate taxes and provide continuing financial support for their families.
We provide estate law advice in the areas of:
- Estate planning
- Will creation
- Trust creation, including the creation of testamentary trusts and living trusts
- Living wills and powers of attorney
- Estate tax and gift tax planning
- Federal estate tax
- New Jersey inheritance and New Jersey estate tax
- Asset protection
- Probate and estate administration
When conflicts arise during the probate or estate administration process, our lawyers step in to find effective solutions and protect our clients’ interests. We are determined advocates for clients facing:
- Will contests
- Probate litigation
- Trust litigation
Our New Jersey family law attorneys offer sound legal advice and assertive representation to clients facing difficult family matters, including divorce, child custody, child support, property division, alimony, domestic violence and paternity issues.
Contact Our Bergen County Elder Law Lawyers
For help with elder law matters, estate planning or family law, speak with us. Contact our Ridgewood attorneys online or call 201-345-3018 to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your situation. We represent clients throughout New Jersey and New York.