Law Office Serving Surf City, New Jersey
With a width of a quarter mile, Surf City residents are close to both the bay and the beautiful beaches and a handful of unique boutiques and fine restaurants that this borough has to offer.
Askin & Hooker is proud to serve the Surf City area, bringing peace of mind to whoever requires our legal services. Learn more about how we can help below and feel free to contact us right away.
We will address general estate planning issues and will counsel clients about planning for incapacity with alternative decision-making documents. We will also assist clients in planning for possible long-term care needs, including nursing home care.
Wills, Trusts and estates
Planning for Wills, Trusts and Estates is a very sensitive and complex endeavor. Basic life planning, including a Will and a Living Will at a minimum, is important for everyone – no matter how much or how little you own.
Real Estate Law
We provide representation and practical advice in all facets of real estate transactions, applications, permits, and litigation. With extensive experience in all facets of real estate law, we regularly provide our clients with legal counsel and representation.
Real Estate Law includes:
- The acquisition, leasing, financing, and sale of residential, new construction, commercial, and industrial property.
- All aspects and types of Real Estate Law & Litigation including Errors and Omissions Claims, Non-Disclosure, Property Defect, and Fraud.
- Residential and Commercial Real Estate Development and Building Law.
- Real Estate Finance, Title and Escrow matters including Short Sales and Foreclosures.
- Property Management.
- Zoning and Land Use including subdivision approvals and appeals.
Visit our location, give us a call or send us an e-mail, will be sure to respond to you swiftly.
- Monday 9am–5pm
- Tuesday 9am–5pm
- Wednesday 9am–5pm
- Thursday 9am–5pm
- Friday 9am–5pm
- Saturday & Sunday Closed
About ASKIN & Hooker
It is our firm’s mission to be a client-focused organization that is recognized for excellence by providing high quality legal services. We strive to anticipate the needs of our individual and business clients, and to serve them in a manner that adheres to the highest standards of integrity, at fees that our clients are willing and able to pay and that are fair to our firm.
We pledge to bring a practical and results oriented approach to the practice of law that includes helping clients avoid issues before they arise so that they can focus on their objectives, whether it be the success of their business or the protection of their assets for the future generations of their family.
Real Estate LAW News
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