Robert J. Shanahan, Jr.: Lawyer with Kilcommons Shanahan, LLC

Robert J. Shanahan, Jr.

Robert J. Shanahan, Jr. is a partner with Kilcommons Shanahan, LLC. A member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, his practice is devoted largely to elder law issues, including guardianships, Medicaid, powers of attorney, and Special Needs and other trusts.
Phone908 713-1862

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Practice Areas

  • Elder Law
  • Guardianship
  • Power of Attorney
  • Elder Care
  • Trusts
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Wills
  • Probate
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 908 713-1862
Fax: 908 713-9717
http://www.kscounsel.com
 
University William Paterson College of New Jersey, B.A., summa cum laude, 1981
 
Law SchoolTemple University, J.D., 1985
 
Admitted1985, New Jersey; 1985, Pennsylvania (inactive); 1985, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 1987, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 1990, U.S. Supreme Court
 
Memberships Hunterdon County Bar Association (President, 2010-2011); New Jersey State Bar Association; National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
 
BornJersey City, New Jersey, 1959
 
Biography

Since becoming an attorney in 1985, I have experienced the area of Elder Law grow from what was an occassional question about powers of attorney and guardianships, to a full-blown, specialized practice area. It hit home when I saw the practical effects of poor planning when my wife became executor of her uncle's estate. The estate left a lage sum of money to a severely disabled person, who was then in danger of losing all of his benefits-including his apartment in a specialized home.

Lawyers have to spend time finding out, not only about the individual client, but about his or her family, taking a "holistic" approach to the preparation of these documents, and helping with these issues.

 
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Robert J. Shanahan, Jr.

1322 Route 31 North
AnnandaleNJ 08801-3120




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