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Montclair, New Jersey Estate Planning & Real Estate Attorneys

Proudly Serving the Legal Needs of Essex County and Northern New Jersey

At Ashenfelter, Slous, McDonough & Trevenen, LLP, in Montclair, New Jersey, clients come to us for many different reasons, but the reason they stay is consistent: they trust us. Our firm provides the complete spectrum of personal and business legal services designed to meet the diverse needs of our clients. With over 100 years of combined experience, our attorneys can provide practical and creative solutions for a host of legal and business legal issues. What we do is described below; read on for more information.

Estate Planning

We provide comprehensive estate planning and elder law services that include:

Real Estate Law

Residential and Commercial property owners turn to us for all of their real estate transactions, including:

  • Residential home closings
  • Mortgage and loan documentation
  • Title insurance and searches
  • Escrow services
  • Purchase agreements
  • Commercial leases and lease negotiations
  • Land use and zoning issues
  • Property tax appeals
  • Landlord-tenant disputes
  • Financing, debt restructuring and loan workouts
  • Sale or purchase of commercial buildings
  • Development issues related to building and zoning approvals,
  • Commercial real estate litigation

Business Law

Local business owners and entrepreneurs count on us to advise them about:

  • Business entity formation
  • Contract drafting and review
  • Real estate transactions
  • Contract disputes
  • Equipment purchases and leases

Divorce and Family Law

We handle all family law matters including:

  • Divorce
  • Custody
  • Child support
  • Alimony (sometimes known as "spousal support" or "spousal maintenance")
  • Paternity cases

Criminal and Civil Litigation

Our clients trust us when they face personal and business legal issues or find themselves in the middle of a dispute. We represent individuals and companies in litigation matters ranging from municipal court appearances to commercial lawsuits. Examples of cases we handle include:

  • Criminal law matters such as DUI/DWI charges, traffic tickets and assault charges
  • Will disputes and estate litigation
  • Personal injury representation
  • insurance defense litigation
  • Business and real estate litigation

Contact Us

Individuals and businesses in Montclair, Glen Ridge, Bloomfield, Verona and surrounding New Jersey communities trust Ashenfelter, Slous, McDonough & Trevenen, LLP for their legal needs. If you have an issue that requires our help, contact us to schedule a free consultation with a lawyer at our firm.