Lauren M. Ahern is an Associate in the Firm's Newark and Tinton Falls, NJ offices and is a member of the Trusts, Estates & Wealth Management Practice Group.
Ms. Ahern is experienced in the design and implementation of complex estate plans which includes the preparation of Last Wills and Testaments, Revocable and Irrevocable Living Trusts, Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts, Crummey Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, Powers of Attorney, and Health Care Directives. She has successfully managed audits of Federal and State Estate and Inheritance Tax Returns from review through settlement. Ms. Ahern has extensive experience in the counsel of fiduciaries regarding the proper administration of estates and trusts, including the duties of Executors and Trustees, post mortem tax planning, and State and Federal tax obligations. Ms. Ahern has successfully represented fiduciaries and beneficiaries in litigated estate matters, including Will contests and fiduciary accounting proceedings.
- Represents and advises clients in the design of custom estate plans.
- Represents and advises Executors and Trustees in the administration of trusts and estates.
- Represents fiduciaries through audit reviews of inheritance and estate tax returns.
- Represents fiduciaries through contested probate and fiduciary accounting matters.