Estate Planning & Administration

The New Jersey estate planning attorneys at Ward, Shindle & Hall help individuals and families plan for the future, execute the administration of estates and, when needed, litigate contested wills and trusts.

Estate Planning

Estate Planning

The New Jersey Estate planning attorneys at WSH are committed to helping you create a plan that will ensure that your wishes are properly carried out.
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Estate & Trust Administration

Estate Trust & Administration

At WSH, we often work on behalf of families to act as the administrator of a deceased loved one’s estate or trust.
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Estate & Trust Litigation

Estate & Trust Litigation

Estate litigation in New Jersey is the legal process of resolving disputes that arise from the administration of a deceased person’s estate.
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NJ Estate Law Blogs & Articles

Proving Undue Influence in New Jersey Estate Litigation

Proving Undue Influence in New Jersey Estate Litigation

In a recent decision, the New Jersey Appellate Court made two separate findings regarding undue influence on an elderly mother...
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My Loved One Died Without a Will. What Now?

My Loved One Died Without a Will. What Now?

When a loved one dies, their Last Will and Testament (“Will”) governs the distribution of their estate. But what happens...
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Basic Guide for the Guardian of a Loved One’s Estate

Basic Guide for the Guardian of a Loved One’s Estate

In order to become a guardian of the estate, you must file an application with the Superior Court of NJ....
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Probate Checklist for New Jersey Estates

Probate Checklist for New Jersey Estates

If you find yourself as the Executor or Administrator of an Estate in New Jersey, it can be an overwhelming...
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Proving undue influence when a loved one makes a last-minute change to their will in NJ

Proving undue influence when a loved one makes a last-minute change to their will in NJ

In 2018, the New Jersey Appellate Division upheld a decision that a daughter, who inherited only 10% of her father's...
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