Nancy Heslin Reading

Nancy Heslin Reading: Attorney with The Reading Law Firm, LLC AV stamp icon
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Biography

She clerked in the Appellate Division of Superior Court of New Jersey, 2001 - 2002, right after graduating fro law school.

Of Note

2013 Vivere Christus Award; 2009 Law Day Award Winner; Law Clerk, Appellate Division, Honorable Lorraine Parker, J.A.D.; Judicial Intern, the Honorable Katharine Sweeney Hayden, U.S.D.J.; Seton Hall Legislative Law Journal; Law Clerk, Office of the Attorney General; Instructor - New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education and Worrall F. Mountain American Inns of Court.

Memberships:

- Sussex County Bar Association (President, 2013-2014)

- Sussex County Bar Association Probate Committee (Chair, 2013 to present)

- Sussex County Judicial and Prosecutorial Due Diligence Committee (Chair, 2014 to present)

- SCARC Guardianship Services Board (2014 to present)

- Newton Medical Center Bioethics Committee – (2007 to present)

- National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (2007 to present)

- New Jersey State Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section (2002 to present).

Areas of Practice (32)

  • Wills & Estate Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • State and Federal Estate Tax Returns
  • State Inheritance Tax Returns
  • Gift Tax Returns
  • Demand for Executors Accounting
  • Replacement of Executors
  • Will Contests
  • Durable and Limited Powers of Attorney
  • Conservatorships
  • Replacement of Agents
  • Elder Abuse Litigation
  • Healthcare Power of Attorney
  • Replacement of Healthcare Representatives
  • Advance Directives
  • Inter Vivos and Testamentary Trusts
  • Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts
  • Demands for Trust Accounting
  • Replacement of Trustees
  • Fiduciary Representation
  • Estate Gift and Tax Planning
  • Intergenerational Planning
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Long Term Care Planning
  • Guardianships
  • Temporary Guardianships
  • Special Medical Guardianships
  • Guardianship Contests
  • Nursing Home Advocacy
  • Nursing Home Billing Disputes
  • Medicaid Application
  • Veteran's Administration Benefits & Appeals

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
973-756-1066  Phone
(973) 579-2222  Phone
www.readinglawfirm.com
University Attended:
Hampshire College, B.A., State of Connecticut Scholar, 1976; Yale University Divinity School, M.Div., 1981
Law School Attended:
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., Presidential Scholar, 1998-99, Faculty Scholar, 2000-2001, 2001
Year of First Admission:
2001
Admission:
2002, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 2001, New Jersey; 2006, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
Sussex County, New Jersey State (Sections on: Dispute Resolution; Elder Law; Land Use) and American (Member, Dispute Resolution Section) Bar Associations; Newton Memorial Hospital Bioethics Commission; New Jersey Federation of Planning Officials.Member: Sussex County, New Jersey State (Sections on: Dispute Resolution; Elder Law; Land Use) and American (Member, Dispute Resolution Section) Bar Associations; Newton Memorial Hospital Bioethics Commission; New Jersey Federation of Planning Officials.
Birth Information:
Englewood, New Jersey, February 12, 1955
ISLN:
917013155

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (17 reviews)
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  • Analytical Capability

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  • Judgment

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  • Communication

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  • Legal Experience

    4.9/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Senior Attorney on 11/24/18 in Elder Law

    Particularly highly noted for integrity and gentle manner with elderly; speaks to bar groups on Elder Law subjects.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Attorney on 11/28/18 in Trusts and Estates

    I have known Nancy for many years, worked with her on difficult matters, and found her to be an excellent lawyer in all respects. In addition to excellence in Trusts and Estates, a very board category, she is also outstanding in the Elder and Disabi... Read more

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    I have known Nancy for many years, worked with her on difficult matters, and found her to be an excellent lawyer in all respects. In addition to excellence in Trusts and Estates, a very board category, she is also outstanding in the Elder and Disability field. I would rate her as excellent in that field as well Read less

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