Ed Wacks, Esq. is an attorney who concentrates his practice in Estate Planning and Taxation of Estates, Trusts for Persons with Disabilities, Elder Law, Estate Administration and legal matters involving Real Property. Ed has more than 35 years experience in these matters and will be pleased to assist persons needing legal services in the State of New Jersey.
ED WACKS was admitted to practice in New Jersey in 1968; the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey in 1971, and the U.S. Supreme Court in 1975. He received a B.A. Degree in Economics with honors from Rutgers College (1964) and his law degree from Rutgers University School of Law, Newark (1967). He is a member of the New Jersey Bar Association Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, serving on its Board of Consultors from 1983 to the Present and as its Chair in 1990. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Division, 1970 to the Present.
Among his other honors and distinctions, he is: Municipal Attorney for Rockaway Borough,Allamuchy Township,and Frelinghuysen Township; Former Member & Chair of the New Jersey Supreme Court District X Ethics Committee-1983-1985 (Chair,1985); a Member of the Morris County Bar Association (President, 1988), New Jersey State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
From the beginning of his professional career, he has assisted more than 2500 families in planning their Estates and in saving those families millions of dollars in estate taxes.He has also advised families on how to address issues concerning the elderly. He is assisted by expert associates who are specially trained in the fields of accounting and tax law.
MR. WACKS has been recognized as a real estate, probate and trust law expert, an expert on legal ethics, an expert in banking law, mortgage banker & broker law, and in title insurance matters by the Courts of New Jersey, both Federal District Courts of New Jersey, and by the Office of Administrative Law. He has qualified as an expert before all these tribunals.
ED WACKS will be pleased to consult with you upon request.
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