The Costanzo & Russom Law Group is a family-owned and operated boutique law firm focusing primarily in the areas of: Elder Law and Medicaid Planning; Estate Planning (Wills, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills); Probate & Estate Administration; and Real Estate (Residential and Commercial Closings, Settlement Services, Subdivisions, Variances, Landlord Tenant Matters). Whether you are planning for your future or navigating through one of life’s most important endeavors, it is our mission to make the process as painless as possible by using experience and innovative techniques to provide solution-oriented guidance. Being local to the community, it is important to us to help our neighbors as they traverse some of the more trying moments in their lives.

Elder Law & Medicaid Planning

Our elder law attorney addresses the needs of aging seniors with a focus on care planning and advocacy. Planning properly must address not only what happens after you die, but also must address your health care needs, family dynamics, personal values and resources available to you. Our firm goes above and beyond traditional care planning and provides exceptional guidance to our clients in locating appropriate care, coordinating private and public resources to finance that care, and advocating for our clients to get the care they need.

Estate Planning (Wills, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills)

If you need help with your estate plan, contact a Toms River estate lawyer today! Many people think estate planning is only for the wealthy or elderly, but nothing could be more untrue. Properly drafted estate plans protect you and your loved ones should tragedy strike. It’s very important to treat your estate plan as a living, breathing plan–as life changes, your plan needs to be updated to keep up with those changes so, if and when you and your family needs it, it will work as you intend.

At the Costanzo & Russom Law Group, our Ocean County estate lawyers understand the importance of having an up-to-date plan so that your affairs are managed the way you want, by whom you want, and the people you love the most are taken care of when you can no longer be here to do so.

Probate & Estate Administration

Losing a loved one is hard enough. Having to go through the arduous and difficult process of dividing your loved one’s belongings and assets and gathering the proper documentation can be a confusing and sometimes contentious undertaking. It is therefore imperative that you hire an Ocean County estate lawyer probate and estate administration attorney to assist you in your time of need.

Residential & Commercial Real Estate Closings and Settlement Services

If you want an experienced Ocean County real estate lawyer to stand by your side while we navigate the real estate closing process, or if you need one of our Toms River real estate attorneys to prepare and review closing documents or review a residential or commercial lease, call our local real estate attorney.

The Costanzo & Russom Law Group understands the impact of purchasing real estate and what a huge commitment it is, both in time and money, to own property. The New Jersey real estate lawyer here at our law firm takes care of our clients, represents their needs during the process, and does what is necessary to ensure a smooth and timely closing on your residential or commercial property sale or purchase.

The Costanzo & Russom Law Group also offers settlement services for our clients which is typically provided by a title company. The benefits of in-house settlement services include prompt closing times and the absence of confusion, miscommunication, and indirect communication with mortgage lenders. We are happy to provide one-stop real estate closing services here at the Costanzo & Russom Law Group.

Landlord Tenant Matters

Whether you are a residential or commercial landlord that has a tenant that is not paying rent or violating the terms of your lease, our firm can represent you in the eviction process. New Jersey landlord tenant laws are complex and difficult to follow. It is essential to have an experienced Ocean County lawyer that can assist you with your eviction.

Land Use (Subdivisions and Variances)

When you have a zoning issue, variance, or subdivision, it is important to have a land use attorney provide you guidance in dealing with the local planning and zoning boards so you can avoid lengthy and sometimes costly applications.

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