Wills, Trusts & Estates

Looking to protect your estate? The attorneys at Burke & Burke have extensive experience and great success through developing estate plans with our comprehensive approach to our clients’ needs. Our services go beyond the mere drafting of a will, life insurance trust, or other documents. Our mission is to protect the assets that you have worked so hard for, by crafting plans and strategies with meticulous attention to detail. Many clients come to us unsure of what they need related to finances, healthcare issues, and family needs. We help you decide where assets will be directed and how to account for any unique circumstances. We take pride in educating our clients by answering all of their questions and providing individualized attention to their needs.



  • Preparing wills, trusts, and guardianship documents
  • Creating plans for charitable giving and charitable remainder trusts
  • Developing strategies for asset protection (off-shore trusts, family limited partnerships


  • Managing the probate process
  • Handling intestate administration
  • Administering trust succession plans

Elder Law

  • Long term care planning
  • Medicaid Trusts and planning
  • Guardianship issues

Surrogate’s Court Related Litigation

  • Interpreting the terms of a will or trust
  • Defending claims
  • Seeking allowance of accounts
  • Pursuing claims against fiduciaries

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