Stern Keiser & Panken's areas of concentration are:
Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions
The firm represents clients in a variety of corporate transactions, including mergers, sales of businesses and acquisitions of all types, which can be structured to be fully or partially tax-free.
We advise clients with respect to elder care issues including Medicaid, asset protection, Guardianship, long-term care insurance, nursing home and home care placement.
Estate and Business Succession Planning
We help clients plan for lifetime and testamentary asset transfers.
Guardianships and Special Needs Planning
We advise and assist families with planning for children with disabilities and elderly parents who need assistance, including guardianships and creating trusts for special needs.
Real Estate Transactions
We advise and represent buyers and sellers in connection with residential and commercial real estate transactions.
Surrogate's Court Matters
We represent fiduciaries, beneficiaries and creditors in all types of Surrogate’s Court actions.
Tax Planning and Controversies
We provide guidance on the federal and state income tax consequences of business, commercial and real estate transactions and the tax consequences of various forms of business organizational structures.
Trust and Estate Administration
We are frequently called upon to serve as counsel for clients who have been appointed Executor and/or Trustee under the Wills or trust indentures of family, friends or business associates.