Christopher Hartmann

Christopher Hartmann is a seasoned attorney admitted to the New Jersey Bar and the United States District Court for New Jersey, as well as the Second and Third Circuit Courts of Appeal. Chris holds a Juris Doctor degree from The Washington University School of Law and earned his undergraduate degree with distinction from Drew University, [...]

By | April 10th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Alec R. Borenstein

Alec R. Borenstein is counsel at Avelino Law. His estate planning practice involves drafting wills and trusts, including revocable trusts, grantor trusts, and charitable trusts, with a particular focus on commercial real estate. Alec provides strategic guidance to business owners on business succession planning, offering expertise in crafting operating agreements, shareholder agreements, and commercial leases. [...]

By | April 2nd, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Joy Matak, Esq.

Joy Matak, Esq. is a Partner at Avelino Law, LLP in the firm’s Private Client Services practice group. With over two decades of diversified experience as a wealth transfer strategist, Joy has an extensive background in recommending and implementing advantageous tax strategies for multigenerational wealth families, owners of closely held businesses, and high net worth individuals. [...]

By | January 8th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Anthony LaPorta

Anthony LaPorta chairs the firm’s Probate Litigation Practice Group.  Anthony is an experienced litigator, with a focused practice in probate litigation. Anthony has litigated will, trust and fiduciary disputes, actions for advice and direction, accounting actions, and matters involving will and trust interpretation.  Anthony also handles contested guardianship proceedings and has been appointed by the New [...]

By | January 2nd, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Carlee A. Sutera

Carlee A. Sutera is an associate at Avelino Law, LLP in the Trusts and Estates practice group. After earning her Bachelor of Arts degree in Diplomacy and International Relations from Seton Hall University, Carlee received her J.D. from Rutgers Law School. During law school, Carlee served as an Articles Editor for the Rutgers International Law and [...]

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

Olivia C. Sanchez

Olivia C. Sanchez is an associate at Avelino Law, LLP in the Trust and Estates practice group, where she focuses her practice on estate planning and administration. Olivia graduated from The College of New Jersey with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a minor in Human Resource Management. Following TCNJ, Olivia attended Rutgers [...]

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

Susan George

Susan George, counsel at Avelino Law, focuses primarily on civil and probate litigation. Susan has extensive experience representing her clients in every stage of litigation from pre-dispute to resolution. Susan utilizes her thorough preparation, strategic insights, and vigorous advocacy to achieve favorable outcomes for her clients. Prior to joining Avelino Law, Susan worked as counsel [...]

By | October 13th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

So Your Child is Turning 18 – Now What?

Many of our clients here at Avelino Law, LLP are surprised to learn of the consequences of a child reaching the legal age of majority.  Upon reaching the age of 18, your child is considered an adult in the eyes of the law, and even though you are probably still fully supporting your child, this can impact [...]

By | September 14th, 2023|Making a Difference, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Anna C. Pelligra

Anna C. Pelligra is an associate at Avelino Law, LLP in the Trusts and Estates practice group where she focuses her practice on estate planning, administration, and litigation. After earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Widener University, Anna received her J.D. from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. Following law school, [...]

By | June 29th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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