John Callinan is an experienced estate planning lawyer, helping New Jersey seniors for more than 25 years.
Estate planning is the process through which an individual provides for the orderly disposition of his assets to his family and for the minimization or elimination of death taxes.
How To Protect Your Estate with a Comprehensive New Jersey Estate Plan
Here are items an estate lawyer typically arranges for clients.
- Last will and testament
At the center of every NJ estate plan is the. Mr. Callinan has assisted thousands of clients in Central Jersey in drafting their last wills and testaments. The Monmouth County Surrogate and Ocean County Surrogate recognize John Callinan’s wills by sight and have admitted his wills to probate thousands of times.
- Revocable living trust
An estate attorney knows when a client needs a revocable living trust and when a client doesn’t. Avoiding probate in a foreign jurisdiction, such as Florida, can be accomplished with a properly drafted New Jersey revocable living trust, and John is here to help you with that and all your estate planning needs.
- Irrevocable living trust
Many clients need irrevocable living trusts in order to shield their assets from potential long term care costs. Mr. Callinan is a premier New Jersey estate planning attorney when it comes to drafting irrevocable living trusts to shield assets from long term care costs.
- Durable power of attorney
A durable power of attorney could be the most important document in a proper New Jersey estate plan. Without a power of attorney, no one, not even your spouse, can make financial decisions for you. Mr. Callinan has a tremendous amount of experience drafting New Jersey powers of attorney.
- Living will/health care proxy
A living will and health care proxy can ensure that your health care wishes are fulfilled. Without these documents, your family may not be able properly advocate for you in your time of need.
Everyone over the age of eighteen should have a last will and testament, financial durable power of attorney, and living will/health care proxy. Some people may need a revocable living trust or an irrevocable living trust. These are the core estate planning documents.
NJ Estate Planning Attorney John Callinan
John Callinan’s estate planning firm has been assisting clients in Monmouth County and Ocean County with their estate planning needs for twenty-five years. John can help you put together a comprehensive estate plan.
If you already have an estate plan, it should be reviewed when circumstances in your life change or every ten years, whichever occurs first. John has helped thousand of New Jersey clients with their estate planning needs. Let him help you.
Mr. Callinan has been assisting clients in Monmouth County and Ocean County with their estate planning needs for twenty-five years. Mr. Callinan can help you put together a comprehensive estate plan.