Edward Wacks

New Jersey

Wacks DeBona Beilin & Weber
110 S. Jefferson Road
Whippany, NJ 07981
United States

Tel: 973-644-0770 ext. 11

Email: edwacks@wackslaw.net
Web: www.wackslaw.net

From small start-ups to large corporations, we understand the day-to-day legal challenges that arise. The trusted advisors at Wacks DeBona Beilin & Weber offer skilled legal representation for businesses and corporations of all sizes, and counselling at all stages of the business life cycle. You have put a lot of time and effort into building your business and you need to legally protect it.

If you are starting a business, you need a business planning attorney on your side. We can help you understand the different types of business ownership and your liability and tax obligations. As your business grows, we will help you with legal issues, ensuring that your business grows successfully without legal conflict.

Are you an already established business? Our attorneys can help you, as well. Whether you are dealing with succession planning, need help with an employee dispute, need legal counsel as you work to improve your corporate culture, we have the experience and skills to develop legal strategies that get the job done.

Our services include:
  • Formation of Business entities; succession plans for family businesses
  • Shareholder agreements among business owners
  • Issues arising between the owners and their employees

When making personal decisions involving your family or your business, choosing an attorney can be daunting. It means entrusting your time, personal information and ultimately, your future to your attorney. Wacks DeBona Beilin & Weber work with you to address your legal needs. We make the legal process simpler and ensure that you and your family are protected. No question is left unanswered.

We have represented both families and businesses just like yours over the past many decades. We will work to resolve your legal matters in a timely manner. We have developed a reputation for providing exceptional estate planning, estate administration, special needs and elder care legal services throughout New Jersey and New York and have established long-lasting client relationships.

We recognize that every situation is unique, and our dedicated team always takes the time to fully assess and understand your needs. By taking the extra time to get to know you and your issues, we develop a comprehensive and customized legal plan that matches your specific needs and fulfils your goals.

Edward Wacks was admitted to the Bar of New Jersey in April, 1968. He is also admitted to the United States District Court for New Jersey and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. In 1981 he was admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Wacks concentrates his practice in matters involving Closely Held Businesses, Family Businesses and Real Property Ownership by Businesses and in Estate Planning, Taxation of Estates, and Real Property Transactions. Mr. Wacks has more than 50 years’ experience in these matters. He has assisted many families and businesses dealing with the issues of business succession. He has counselled business owners on avoiding litigation associated with the succession of businesses. He is ably assisted by colleagues who are specially trained in the fields of accounting and tax law in New Jersey and with the assistance of counsel in New York and Florida.

Mr. Wacks has written more than 25 legal opinions regarding the responsibility of attorneys in relationship to clients and non-clients alike. While serving as Chair of the District X Ethics Committee, he assisted in the transition from the original Canons of Ethics to the Rules of Professional Responsibility.

Mr. Wacks’ practice also consists of handling real estate transactions (closing more than 8,000 real estate transactions for buyers, sellers, developers and mortgagees). He supervises the review of all Bank related transactions for the firm, including real estate loans and loan workout matters. He assists clients in arranging financing for their projects.

Mr. Wacks has been recognized as a real estate expert, an expert on legal ethics, an expert in the creation of trusts and estates, mortgage banker & broker law, title insurance matters and the taxation of estates by the Courts of New Jersey, both Federal District Courts of New Jersey, and by the Office of Administrative Law. He has qualified as an expert before all these tribunals.