Practice Areas
Trusts and Estates

Okin Edelman P.C. will work to ensure that you obtain the best estate plan to meet your individual needs and objectives. Our clients come from a variety of backgrounds and walks of life but in all cases, we strive to give you the peace of mind to know that you have achieved your goal of creating a plan that distributes your assets to the beneficiaries of your choosing, while using strategies which take into account evolving estate tax laws and other complexities. Our ultimate satisfaction comes from being able to tailor a plan that suits your specific desires.

In addition, Okin Edelman P.C. has a depth of experience in handling estate and trust administration and probate in both contested and uncontested matters. We represent executors, administrators, trustees, and beneficiaries in all phases of estate and trust administration. We will guide you through all steps of the process and will be at your side to assist you and counsel you through difficult times. Our goal is to make the process as stress-free as possible.

Our Estate Planning services include drafting Wills, Health Care Proxies, Living Wills, Powers of Attorney, and Trusts (both Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts, Life Insurance Trusts, Living Trusts); creating lifetime gift giving strategies; real estate and business succession planning.

Our Estate and Trust Administration services include probate, intestate administration, will contests, administration of estates, estate and trust accountings, kinship matters, preparation of estate tax returns, locating and collecting escheated assets, and post-mortem planning such as disclaimers and renunciations. We assist executors and trustees in all phases of estate and trust administration and assist beneficiaries in making sure their rights are protected.