William Askin, Esq., Partner and Chair of the Trusts, Estates, Wills and Elder Law Practice Groups at Laddey, Clark & Ryan, LLP, has been admitted to the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).

NAELA is a premier professional association comprised of attorneys concentrating in Elder and Special Needs Law. Admission to the Academy is reserved for attorneys who demonstrate an understanding of the aging process and sensitivity to the legal needs of the elderly and people with disabilities. NAELA members assist their clients with a myriad of issues including public benefits, probate and estate planning, guardianship/conservatorship as well as health and long-term care planning.

“I am honored to join NAELA and further their mission of being the premier provider of legal advocacy, guidance and services to enhance the lives of people with special needs and people as they age,” states Askin. “It is an integral organization for those of us who focus on this particular field of law.

Askin has more than 25 years practicing Trusts, Estates, Wills and Elder Law. He focuses on estate planning, estate administration, estate litigation, elder law as well as real property, land use and zoning, residential and commercial real estate transactions and property tax appeals.

“Various aspects of Elder and Special Needs Law are unique and can be quite complex,” states Askin. “It is essential that resources like NAELA are in place to aid clients in these matters.”

Askin served on the volunteer board of the Fair Housing Contact Service and currently sits as a board member of the Lake Mohawk Preservation Foundation. He is a member of the Sussex County and Sparta Chambers of Commerce. Additionally, he is a member of the Sussex County and New Jersey State Bar Associations where he is an active member with the Real Property, Trusts and Estate Law Section.

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