Overview

For over 35 years, attorneys and paralegals in Friedman Schuman's Wills,
Trusts and Estates Department have handled all aspects of the probate
process, and all estate and trust administration procedures, including all
required statutory reporting and tax returns.

Estate and trust administration can be a tedious and burdensome
procedure. Our goal is to minimize the difficulties encountered in an
estate or trust administration without excessive fees and delays.

The attorneys at Friedman Schuman also frequently recommend
sophisticated tax savings strategies that can be implemented during an
estate or trust administration.

Friedman Schuman's attorneys are also experienced litigators for
guardianships, including incapacitated adults and minor children. Our
attorneys represent fiduciaries, beneficiaries, and claimants in estate, trust
and guardianship disputes, will contests, abuse of Power of Attorney
proceedings, and any other Orphans' Court proceedings.

Areas Of Focus:

  • Estate and Trust Administration
  • Probate - PA, NJ & DE
  • Inheritance, Estate and Fiduciary Tax Returns
  • Fiduciary and Income Tax Planning
  • Post-Death Tax Strategies
  • Family Settlement Agreements
  • Court Accountings
  • Real Estate Sales and Transfers
  • Will Contests
  • Beneficiary Disputes
  • Orphans' Court Litigation
  • Guardianships

Representative Transactions

  • Representation of hundreds of executors, trustees and beneficiaries
    throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey
  • Successfully petitioned for distributions to the beneficiaries in an
    Orphan's Court dispute between a corporate trustee and the
    grantor of a minor's trust
  • Implemented a Cryonic Revocable Trust
  • Administered a multimillion-dollar estate with real estate located in several states

Contact Friedman Schuman

Schedule an initial consultation with an estate administration lawyer from our firm by calling 215-635-7200 or send us an email.

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