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Experienced. Skilled. Dedicated. New Jersey trust and estate litigator serving Bergen County for more than four decades
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Proven New Jersey Attorney Handles Probate Disputes and Will Contests

Dedicated Hackensack firm assists executors, heirs and beneficiaries

When a probate or will contest dispute arises, it can be difficult to understand what your best course of action should be. At Michael I. Lubin, Attorney at Law, LLC, in Hackensack, New Jersey, I understand the real-world consequences and emotional issues that tend to accompany probate and estate litigation. I am committed to resolving these matters promptly, efficiently and in a cost effective manner  without burdening clients with unnecessary stress or expense. By utilizing the skills I have developed over more than 45 years in practice, I can provide you with knowledgeable insight and strong advocacy. Simply stated, with many years of litigation experience, I know what to do and I know how to do it. My competence, skills and integrity have been objectively recognized by my peers and members of the judiciary. I have been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney since 1982, which is a distinction held by less than 3% of the approximate 75,000 attorneys licensed to practice in New Jersey.  I have been consistently designated as a New Jersey Super Lawyer, which designation is limited to the top 5% of New Jersey lawyers.

Experienced probate trial attorney works to either enforce a testators’ instructions or to set aside wills and gifts on the basis of incapacity and/or undue influence.

Throughout Bergen County, I have received positive reviews based on my:
  • Reputation — During my entire career,  I have provided New Jersey residents with sound legal representation in probate and will dispute litigation and other civil litigation matters I have developed a strong reputation amongst my present and former clients, my fellow attorneys and judges for providing my clients with outstanding service. I have been appointed by numerous Judges of the New Jersey Superior Court to serve in various capacities of a fiduciary nature.
  • Focus on clients — As a sole practitioner I limit my cases to only substantial matters, be it a will contest, business dispute, personal injury case or other civil matter where the stakes are high.  My clients are truly important to me, and I know how important it is for them to achieve their goals and objectives expeditiously and at a reasonable cost. honored.
  • Experience — I have earned an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, a recognition of my legal ability and ethics by attorneys familiar with my work.  This is recognized as "the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards."
My goal is to provide you with peace of mind while we work together to resolve your legal matter.
Area of Practice

Knowledgeable lawyer advises on complex estate and trust claims

I offer informed advocacy for all issues that arise during probate and trust litigation. While many estates are closed without conflict, probate litigation can arise when potential beneficiaries contest the administration of an estate. On behalf of both executors and those who are challenging estate representatives, I work diligently to handle disputes through negotiation or in court. Also, a trustee has a fiduciary duty to act according to the terms of the trust rather than in self-interest. As a seasoned lawyer, I understand that the issues that arise in trust litigation can vary dramatically and can advise you on whether an authentic claim exists.

Contact a New Jersey probate and trust litigator for a consultation

Michael I. Lubin, Attorney at Law, LLC in Hackensack, New Jersey provides thorough representation in all probate and trust litigation matters. Please call 201-580-2065 or contact me online to schedule an initial consultation.  
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Awards & Affiliations
  • Peer Rating
  • LCA - Senior Fellow
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  • Hackensack Office
    19 Main Street Court Plaza East
    Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
    Phone: 201-525-0505
    Fax: 201-525-0559