LEGAL COUNSELING FOR ALL CORNERS OF LIFE

The Knee Law Firm, LLC provides trust and estate and elder law services including estate administration, estate litigation, business law and business succession planning, asset protection planning, Medicaid applications, trust litigation, fiduciary litigation, guardianships, real estate, special needs planning, tax planning and other related services.

Estate Planning

Fiduciary Litigation

Elder Law

Estate Administration

Estate Litigation

Guardianship

Business Law

Real Estate

THE KNEE LAW FIRM – HACKENSACK, NJ

Business Law, Elder Law and Estate Planning Attorneys

At the Knee Law Firm, LLC, we offer over 60 years of combined legal experience to individuals and businesses throughout Bergen County, New Jersey. We are a full-service trust and estate/elder law boutique firm, offering a full range of services in these practice areas with the accessibility and personal service of a small law office. We also offer related legal services, including real estate and business matters. We understand the importance of direct access to your lawyer—when you hire us, you always have access to an experienced attorney.

We bring outstanding credentials to our practice. Attorney Peggy Sheahan Knee is certified as an elder law attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, and has been named a member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners. A former president of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Peggy was the 2013 recipient of the Dorothy G. Black Distinguished Service Award for her contributions to the development of probate law in New Jersey. Peggy is also a past chair of the Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. And Peggy is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and serves on the Elder Law and Fiduciary Litigation Committees.

Attorney Robert A. Knee was honored with the Arthur S. Horn Distinguished Service Award in January, 2017 by the Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Robert is also a past chair of the Real Property, Trust and Estate Law section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Robert is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and serves on the Elder Law and Fiduciary Litigation Committees. And Robert is a member of the District II-A Ethics Committee, Bergen County-North.

To schedule a private consultation with our lawyers in Hackensack, NJ, contact our office by e-mail or call us at 201-996-1200.

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