New Jersey Law

The Old Red Mill in Clinton

Is a Living Trust Right for You?

The “Revocable Living Trust” (“RLT”) has been a popular estate planning tool for many years. An RLT may be worthwhile, or not. This article is a brief overview of some of the benefits and common misconceptions about RLTs.

An RLT…

CATEGORIES: Estate Planning, Wills

Using Trusts to Protect the Assets of a Non-spouse Beneficiary

One alternative to outright distribution of assets to beneficiaries is the creation of a trust. A trust is an entity that is created by the person who is deciding how their assets should be handled after their death. This person…


Stretching Retirement Benefits in Estate Planning

It is important to give consideration to retirement benefits, such as IRAs and 401K’s when you develop an estate plan. There is more to consider than just naming an appropriate beneficiary. The plan should take into account the possibility of…


CLIFTON, NJ SENIOR ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Jeff Pompeo EsqJeff Pompeo has been invited to speak about Wills, Powers of Attorney and Advance Directives for Health Care/Living Wills by the Clifton, NJ Senior Advisory Committee, in conjunction with the Clifton Senior Center and Clifton Library. The seminar will take…

CATEGORIES: Estate Planning, Wills

A Law to Empower Family Caregivers

JEFFREY POMPEO, ESQ. published an article in the New Jersey Law Journal entitled “A Law to Empower Family Caregivers” 221 NJLJ 1867 (Dec 14, 2015). Jeff has been invited to speak about the law, known as the “Caregiver Advise, Record,…