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Tax Controversy and Litigation

There are numerous reasons why a taxpayer might become entangled with the IRS or other state & local taxing authorities. Some individuals find themselves unable to pay their outstanding tax obligations due to illness, business setbacks, or a host of other unexpected changes in financial circumstances. In other cases, taxpayers end up incurring unanticipated tax [...]

By | April 20th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Asset Protection

Asset protection planning is about preserving your estate from potential claims made by creditors. At Avelino Law, we understand the importance of protecting your assets, which is why an asset protection plan is a fundamental component of every estate plan we design. Our attorneys have extensive experience in this area, and we understand that asset [...]

By | April 14th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Attack on Tax-Saving Trusts

The good news and the bad news….. Last month, a group of U.S. Senators including Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders sent an open letter to Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellin.  The subject was how trusts are used by estate planning attorneys to minimize estate and gift taxes. THE GOOD NEWS is that the Senators acknowledged that GRATS, [...]

By | April 12th, 2023|Making a Difference, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Svetlana Shuster

Svetlana Shuster, who is a partner at Avelino Law, LLP, focuses her practice on all aspects of estate planning and estate and trust administration. Lana assists individuals, couples, and families with developing estate plans for the orderly transfer of assets during life and upon death, emphasizing the preservation and protection of wealth through the minimization of [...]

By | March 31st, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thomas R. Szieber Jr.

Thomas R. Szieber, Jr. is Counsel at Avelino Law, focusing primarily on estate planning and trust and estate administration.  Tom has extensive experience drafting wills, living wills and healthcare directives, powers of attorney, revocable trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts (ILITs), spousal lifetime access trusts (SLATs) and a variety of other estate planning documents.  Tom counsels [...]

By | March 9th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kenneth R. Cohen

Kenneth R. Cohen is a partner with the law firm of Avelino Law LLP. His practice includes asset protection, tax litigation, business law, and estate planning and administration. Ken has successfully litigated sales tax, income tax and estate tax matters in federal courts and in the New Jersey Tax Court. Mr. Cohen has been appointed [...]

By | January 25th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Anthony C. D’Alessandro

Anthony C. D’Alessandro is an associate at Avelino Law, LLP in the Trusts and Estates practice group. After earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Political Science from Rutgers University, Anthony received his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law. During law school, Anthony was a published writer and Articles Editor on the [...]

By | May 23rd, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stacey M. Valentine

Stacey M. Valentine is a partner at Avelino Law, LLP, working with A. Jude Avelino to lead the Trusts and Estates practice group. A graduate of Colgate University (magna cum laude) and Washington & Lee University School of Law (cum laude), Stacey leverages her extensive experience in analyzing, structuring and administering sophisticated estate plans to assist individuals [...]

By | September 23rd, 2019|Acquisitions, Uncategorized|0 Comments


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By | December 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments