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John Peter Desantis Jr.

Estate planning Attorney at Springfield, NJ

5.0   1 review
  • State Years
    Pennsylvania - PA 29 years
    New Jersey - NJ 30 years
    New York - NY 37 years
  • Licensed for 29 years
    State PA
    Acquired 1994
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 30 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 1994
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 37 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1987
    Status
    Due to Register within 30 Days of Birthday No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Location

Levine DeSantis, LLC
530 Morris Avenue
Suite 300
Springfield, NJ, 07081

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Posted by anonymous | September 7, 2010
Estate Planning
We would highly recommend John for anyone who needs estate planning. My wife and I were very impressed by his professionalism and knowledge of the area. My brother also used John when he sold his business several years ago and could not have been happier with John's great service.

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AVVO RATING 8.7 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Adjunct Professor
  • Farleigh Dickinson University
  • 2002 - Present
  • Partner
  • Levine DeSantis, LLC
  • 1993 - Present
  • Speaker
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • 1993 - Present

Education

  • Syracuse University
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 1993
  • St John's University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1986
  • Fordham University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1982

Associations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Top 10% in USA for Estate Planning - Wills and Trusts
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • 2017
  • 10 Best - Estate Planning Division
  • American Institute of Legal Counsel
  • 2017
  • 10 Best - Estate Planning Division
  • American Institute of Legal Counsel
  • 2016
  • Attorney Reccomendations
  • NJCPA Connect Open Forum
  • N/A
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Publications

  • Stress-Testing Your Savings - Your Financial Guide to Navigate to and through Retirement
  • Contribution: Chapter 5 - Estate Planning Essentials
  • 2017

Speaking Engagements

  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Don't Lose Your Residence to the Nursing Home
  • 2019
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Avoiding the Nine Hidden Traps When Advising Your Clients on Buy-Sell Agreements
  • 2019
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Planning Techniques for Business Succession
  • 2019
  • Public Seminar - Rutger's University Credit Union
  • Basic Estate Planning
  • 2018
  • NAIFA
  • Fixing What is Broken - Post Mortem Estate Planning
  • 2018
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Accountant's Guide to the Distribution Rules
  • 2018
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Current Trends in Estate Planning for New Jersey Residents
  • 2018
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • The Benefits of Life Insurance in Estate Planning
  • 2018
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Selected Topics in Taxation - Business Checklist
  • 2018
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Section 199A Qualified Business Income Deduction
  • 2018
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • The New Partnership Audit Rules
  • 2018
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Understanding the Basics of Elder Law
  • 2018
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Planning for the New Tax Laws
  • 2018
  • Webinar for Accounting Firm
  • Basic Estate Planning
  • 2017
  • Public Seminar - Rutger's University Credit Union
  • Basic Estate Planning
  • 2017
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Planning with Life Insurance: Avoiding the Pitfalls
  • 2017
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • 2017 Business Checklist
  • 2017
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Business Continuity Planning with Buy-Sell Agreements
  • 2017
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Advising your Clients on the New Partnership Audit Rules
  • 2017
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Understanding the Minimum Required Distribution Rules
  • 2017
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • IRA Options & Distributions
  • 2017
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Nuts and Bolts of Gift Tax Planning
  • 2017
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Understanding the New Partnership Audit Rules
  • 2017
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Planning Techniques to Maximize the Protection of Assets
  • 2017
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Form 709 – Preparation and Planning
  • 2017
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Must Know Estate Planning for Individuals Subject to New Jersey Estate/Inheritance Tax
  • 2017
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Understanding Section 121, Grantor Trusts and Taxation of Life Insurance
  • 2017
  • NJSCPAs
  • Portability - Benefit or Burden?
  • 2016
  • NJ Association of CPAs
  • Planning for the Elderly
  • 2016
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Accounting Methods - General Principles
  • 2016
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Medicaid Planning in New Jersey
  • 2016
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Using Qualified Plan Money in Estate Planning
  • 2016
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Must Know Issues When Representing the Elderly
  • 2016
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Business Continuity Planning with Buy-Sell Agreements
  • 2016
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Understanding the 2013 Transfer Tax Laws
  • 2016
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Understanding the New Partnership Audit Rules
  • 2016
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Must Know Issues When Complying with the New Estate Reporting Rules
  • 2016
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • 2016 Business Checklist
  • 2016
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Avoiding the Nine Hidden Traps When Advising Your Clients on Buy-Sell Agreements
  • 2016
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Understanding the Medicaid Rules
  • 2016
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Must Know Planning for New Jersey Residents
  • 2015
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Portability - Benefit or Burden?
  • 2015
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Avoiding the Nine Hidden Traps When Advising Your Clients on Buy-Sell Agreements
  • 2015
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Understanding the 2013 Transfer Tax Laws
  • 2015
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Fixing What is Broken - Post Mortem Estate Planning
  • 2015
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Planning with Life Insurance: Avoiding the Pitfalls
  • 2015
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Wealth Preservation Planning
  • 2015
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Accounting Methods - General Principles
  • 2015
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Must Know Issues When Administering an Estate or Trust
  • 2015
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Selected Topics in Taxation
  • 2015
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Avoiding Costly Mistakes in Post Mortem Planning
  • 2015
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Rules of New Jersey Trust Administration (Webinar)
  • 2015
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Preparing "Audit Proof" Gift Tax Returns
  • 2014
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Partnership Tax Made Easy
  • 2014
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Planning for the Elderly: Avoiding the Five Pitfalls
  • 2014
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Understanding the 2013 Transfer Tax Laws
  • 2014
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • The Benefits of Life Insurance in Estate Planning
  • 2014
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Must Know Issues When Representing the Elderly
  • 2014
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Nuts and Bolts of Estate Planning and Using Qualified Plan Assets in Estate Planning
  • 2014
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Must Know Issues When Representing the Elderly
  • 2014
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Must Know Estate Planning for Individuals Subject to New Jersey Estate/Inheritance Tax
  • 2014
  • Marjess Lectures, Inc.
  • Built-In Gains Tax Made Easy
  • 2014
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Rules of Trust Administration
  • 2014
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Income Taxation of Trusts and Estates
  • 2013
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Rules of Trust Administration
  • 2013
  • NJSCPAs
  • Preparing Gift Tax Returns - Webinar
  • 2012
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Rules of Trust Administration
  • 2012
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Qualified Plan Money in Estate Planning/Income Taxation of Trusts and Estates
  • 2011
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Accounting for Estates and Trusts
  • 2011
  • NJSCPAs
  • Estate Tax Repeal - Is it Real?
  • 2010
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Income Taxation of Trusts and Estates
  • 2008
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Wealth Preservation Planning Techniques
  • 2008
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Accounting for Estates and Trusts in New Jersey
  • 2008
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Accounting for Estates and Trusts
  • 2007
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Accounting for Estates and Trusts in New Jersey
  • 2006
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Accounting for Estates and Trusts
  • 2005
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Using IRA/401(k) To Invest In Real Estate And Nontraditional Assets in New Jersey
  • 2005
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Accounting for Estates and Trusts in New Jersey
  • 2004
  • Lorman Education Services
  • Hot Tips in Wealth Preservation Planning In New Jersey
  • 2004
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Estate planning Attorney | Jun 22
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"John is one of the finest, most thorough estate planning attorneys I know."
Estate planning Attorney | Sep 07
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"John DeSantis is exceptionally commited to his clients. He brings a combination of vast knowledge of estate planning and tax issues together with great intellect and compassion."
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Springfield Estate planning Lawyer John Peter Desantis Jr.
John Peter Desantis Jr.
Estate planning Attorney
Springfield, NJ
Licensed for 37 years