Elder Law Attorney – Essex County NJ

Frank Campisano - Elder LawyerLocated in Fairfield New Jersey, Frank Campisano helps families all over Essex County to manage the legal concerns of aging.

Frank works with families struggling through many challenges including POA, health decisions and guardianship matters, will probate, and financial planning for inheritance. He brings a personal touch to these delicate matters by coupling experience, with the patience to listen to the often very serious and consequential decisions families are making.

Here are just a few of the challenges Frank has helped NJ families with:

  • Taking a will through the NJ probate process.
  • Acting as executor of a will and managing inheritance between siblings and stakeholders.
  • Making sure a solid will exists to pass on my assets fairly to multiple children.
  • Representing beneficiaries in their claims against an estate or trust.
  • Estate Planning that preserves your assets, minimizes inheritance tax, and prevents disputes later on.
  • Trust Administration, representing trustee’s of both testamentary and inter vivos trusts.
  • Business Inheritance planning. SCC legal is uniquely qualified to help with this as we specialize in both elder law and general business law.
  • Concerns about Nursing Home payment and placement.

Frank has an in-house team and a large network of reputable professionals in related services that can help you with every aspect of your elder law and inheritance challenges, from professional cleanout services, to investment advisors, to real estate professionals. 

Estate Planning for Seniors in Essex County New Jersey.

Of particular focus for Frank is the estate planning that families do well before end of life issues present themselves. Frank’s knowledge of NJ law around estate planning can help families save tens of thousands of dollars by carefully establishing wills and trusts that allow your assets to pass tax free to your beneficiaries. He helps strategize timeframes and asset transfers that preserve and transfer your wealth in a completely legal way, while minimizing any potential tax burdens.

Families across Essex County, New Jersey, have trusted Frank Campisano and the law firm of SCC Legal for decades.

Please call or contact us today for a free consultation.

Choosing an Elder Care Attorney

If there is one thing many years of experience have taught us about being a great Elder Law Firm, its that the process cannot be rushed. Concerns about elder law, aren’t limited to the elderly. Children of aging parents too often ignore the legal and financial issues surrounding inheritance and health care issues until it is too late. We understand that many would rather not consider issues of mortality and asset protection until they are forced to. Sadly many of those families will forfeit much of the wealth and security that someone worked their whole lives to create and pass to their heirs. Without proper planning, and robust legal documentation, many estates will fall into disarray, and dispute, potentially leaving scars that can last a lifetime.

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    • ...We really appreciate your expertise, counsel and representation ...

      "Frank, Thank you for helping our Mother apply for and obtain long term care benefits from Medicaid.   You always found the time to answer the call whenever we sought your assistance.  We really appreciate your expertise, counsel and representation in securing a fabulous result for our Mother’s care and well being. We whole heartedly endorse your utmost professionalism and compassion in assisting our Mother during this difficult time in her life."

      —Fred & Lori Cohen

    • ...I really appreciate Frank’s expertise and compassion...

      "It is with gratitude that I offer this Testimonial to my attorney, Frank Campisano, who helped me through the most difficult and trying time of my life. Frank helped me obtain guardianship over my wife prior to her passing.  He also took action to protect our home and to secure the right to receive life insurance proceeds upon her passing.  Through his expertise and connections, I was also able to make intelligent and cost effective choices in securing medical coverage.  I really appreciate Frank’s expertise and compassion in representing our interests during a time of extreme crisis."

      —Mark Solomon

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