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We host a free legal website You can subscribe to a free bimonthly estate planning newsletter on the site, liten to 100s of hours of podcases or search thousands of pages of articles, reports, and more.


We also sponsor a website dedicated to helping those living with chronic illness, their families, loved ones and caregivres There is a related Facebook page too


Practice Areas


  1. Estate Planning: 34%
  2. Business: 33%
  3. Tax: 33%



Hourly ($150-550/hour)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Martin M. Shenkman, P.C.

4 Forest Avenue
Paramus, NJ, 07652-5214

Martin M. Shenkman, P.C.

275 Madison Avenue, Suite 1105
New York, NY, 10016-1101

4 Forest Ave
2nd Fl
Paramus, NJ, 07652



DCActive 198705/24/2015
NYCurrently registered 198603/13/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Forward Magazine Book of the Yeaer Award - nomineeForward Magazine2010
New Jersey Super Lawyers 2010 - Estate Planning and ProbateSuper Lawyers2010
Top 50 IRS PractitionersCPA Magazine2008
Top 100 AttorneysWorth Magazine2008
Clapp AwardICLE-New Jersey State Bar Association2007
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyMartin M. Shenkman1985 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationCo-Chair Emotional Psychological Aspects Estate Planning Com.2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationVice-Chair - Diversity Committee2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationDiversity Committee2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationVice Chair Fiduciary Income Tax Committee2006 - 2008
American Bar Association, Capital Recovery and Leasing Committee, Important Developments and Publications SubcommitteeChair1989 - 1990
New York State Bar Association, Tax SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, FLP and LLC CommitteeVice-ChairN/A
New York City Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Bergen County Bar Association, Taxation SectionMemberN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
Estate Planning for People with a Chronic Condition or Disabilitya comprehensive book with sample forms and planning ideas2009
Life Cycle Planning for the CPA Practice: Practical Strategies and FormsThis is a book published by the American Institute of CPAs2007
Living Wills & Health Care Proxies: Assuring Your End of Life Decisions Are RespectedThis is a book published by Law Made Easy Press2004
Inherit MoreThis is a book published by John Wiley2003
Estate Planning after the 2001 Tax ActThis is a book published by Bloomberg Press2002
The Complete Probate GuideThis is a book published by John Wiley1999
The Beneficiary WorkbookThis is a book published by John Wiley1998
Starting a Limited Liability CompanyThis is a book published by John Wiley1996
Six Hour Guide to Asset Protection PlanningThis is a book published by John WileyN/A
Homeowner's Legal BibleHomeowner's Legal BibleN/A
Divorce RulesThis is a book published by John WileyN/A
The Complete Living Trust ProgramThis is a book published by John WileyN/A
Practical PlannerMonthly e-newsletter on estate and related planningN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Fordham University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
University of MichiganBusiness AdministrationMA - Masters1981
University of PennsylvaniaN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1977
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
High Net Worth ConferenceChecklists for CPA to Plan as Trusted Advisors2008