Real estate closings, land use and zoning often seem like they should be simple and easy matters. The reality is, that due to the growing number of rules, regulations, and laws the simple is not always so simple. Protect your investment by ensuring your purchase, your plans, or your project is done properly. Our attorneys at Hassing & DeFilippis will guide you every step of the way with prompt and reliable service.
Our attorneys have practiced extensively in civil litigation. If you have been injured or have lost a loved one in an automobile accident, a slip and fall, by a defective product, or in any other way due to what you believe to be someone else’s negligence, come speak with us. Even if you were injured at work, do not hesitate to call as you may have claims against parties other than your employer that are not barred by worker’s compensation.
If your matter pertains to an area of law that is not on this list, please give us a call as our attorneys have a broad knowledge of the law that is not confined to the practice areas below.
When a loved one passes away, many legal issues arise regarding the orderly distribution of their assets. Contact us to schedule a consultation on probate administration in New Jersey, New York, or Florida. We have extensive experience representing executors, trustees, administrators and beneficiaries in probate and estate administration matters. We are equipped to handle all aspects of the estate administration process including the filing of any required state and federal estate tax returns. Our goal is to make the administration of a loved one's estate as smooth as possible for the decedent's family.
Who will make decisions on your behalf in the event of incapacity? Who will inherit your assets? Who will raise your children if you pass away? How can your estate avoid paying unnecessary state and federal estate taxes? Regardless of age or income, everyone should have an estate plan. Having a valid and properly executed estate plan is critical to ensure that you and your family are adequately prepared and protected in the event of your death or incapacity. The hassle and financial burden of not being prepared is often overwhelming. We specialize in the preparation of Wills, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Revocable Trusts, Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts, Grantor Trusts and Special Needs Trusts, all which will be tailored to fit your goals and objectives. We also handle guardianships for minors and for adults who have become incapacitated without a Power of Attorney in place.
If you have been charged with a crime or even a municipal court summons the possible impact on your freedom, current and future employment, driving privileges and your life as a whole can be serious. You need an experienced attorney who is effective in court, knows how to present and defend a case at trial, and gives you the information you need to be able to make the critical decisions about your case that affect you. If you have been charged with an offense or arrested, call Hassing & DeFilippis today.
As any business owner knows, getting the work and invoicing the customer is only half the battle. Collecting on the invoice is not just important, but can be the difference between staying in business and going out of business. Don’t wait crossing your fingers hoping to get paid when it is clear just by sending another bill will not help. Call Hassing & DeFilippis and we can help you collect the money that is legally owed to you.
The law firm of Hassing & DeFilippis has litigated numerous employment law suits, both from the employee’s side of the courtroom and from the employer’s side. We know how our adversary is likely to defend or prosecute their case because we have done it ourselves. If you feel your rights have been violated, make an appointment with one of our experienced attorneys today.
At the age of 18 all individuals, including those with developmental disabilities, reach the legal age of majority. This means that parents can no longer make legal or medical decisions on behalf of an adult child, regardless of the nature of the individual's disability and regardless of whether or not the individual still lives with the family. The attorneys at Hassing & DeFilippis understand the legal requirements you will need to meet to be appointed as Guardian of your loved ones and can make this process as easy as possible for you.