Estate Planning & Probate Law


At Hainer & Berman, we advise clients regarding all aspects of estate planning and estate administration. Our attorneys have extensive experience in drafting wills, revocable trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts, special needs trusts, family limited liability companies, family limited partnerships and other instruments relating to the lifetime or testamentary transfer of assets. We represent and counsel clients (including estates, trusts and beneficiaries) with respect to a variety of probate matters, including will contests and related litigation. In addition, we advise clients regarding estate and succession planning for family and closely-held businesses, and we prepare buy/sell and similar agreements for family and closely-held businesses. We also assist clients with retirement planning, including distributions from qualified pension plans and IRAs.

Estate Planning
Family Limited Partnerships
Succession Planning for Closely-Held Businesses
Charitable Trusts
Retirement Planning
Probate Administration and Litigation