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With over ten years of experience planning, administering, and litigating trust and estate matters, Robert has built a reputation for quickly sorting through complex fact patterns and methodically planning and preparing effective case strategies. Robert designs, implements, and manages comprehensive estate plans with the goal of promoting family harmony, avoiding unnecessary taxes, and providing a workable framework for transferring wealth while avoiding animosity and litigation. He has also been successful in litigating family disputes when necessary to protect his clients’ interests.
Robert’s clients include business owners and entrepreneurs, multiple generations of families, beneficiaries, executors, trustees, and guardians. A trained tax attorney, he approaches his representation with an eye toward saving income and transfer taxes for his clients.
Robert has written and lectured extensively on numerous aspects of trust and estate administration, including probate proceedings, writings intended as wills, formal and informal fiduciary accountings, insolvent estates, creditor disputes, the inheritance rights of children, and the preparation of state and federal estate and gift tax returns.
He is a former adjunct professor of business law at Union County College and a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for children in foster care.