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Curcio Mirzaian Sirot LLC Expands Practice with Launch of New Groups

Roseland-based Curcio Mirzaian Sirot LLC has announced an expansion of its law practice and the launch of two new practice groups – Taxation and Estate Planning and Elder Care and Special Needs Planning.  In addition, Jason E. Marx has joined the firm as a partner and chairs the two new practice areas.

According to Benjamin C. Curcio, founder and litigation chair, “We continue to grow Curcio Mirzaian Sirot LLC based on a shared vision among the partners, most of whom came from some of the region’s largest law firms, to practice the highest caliber of law, while delivering highly-personalized service. The launch of both our Taxation and Estate Planning and Elder Care and Special Needs Planning groups allows us to continue to provide solution-driven counsel to clients who need to care for family members and their finances in the best possible way.”

The Taxation and Estate Planning Group at Curcio Mirzaian Sirot provides a full array of services to individuals and families, businesses, corporate trust departments, executives and other professionals, and tax-exempt entities with respect to estate, trust and gift tax planning, business succession planning, and the administration of estates, trusts and guardianships, including:

  • Estate and Trust Planning
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Trust and Estate Litigation
  • Transactional Tax Issues
  • Tax Disputes and Litigation

Curcio Mirzaian Sirot’s Elder Care and Special Needs Planning Group helps clients facing difficult decisions surrounding older or disabled family members, including:

  • Life Care and End of Life Planning
  • Qualification for government benefits programs such as SSI and Medicaid
  • Special Needs Trusts and Disability planning
  • Guardianship and Fiduciary Services

Jason Marx Chairs Taxation and Estate Planning Group and Elder Care and Special Needs Planning Group

As chair of both the Taxation and Estate Planning Group and the Elder Care and Special Needs Planning Group, Marx dedicates his practice to tax and estate planning, elder law, life care planning, asset and wealth preservation planning, guardianships, and special needs planning. As a strategic advisor to individuals, families, business owners, executors and trustees, he counsels clients on a comprehensive range of issues within the areas of tax, trust and estate law and is committed to protecting and advocating for the legal rights of the elderly and the disabled to ensure that the unique needs of these individuals and their families are met.

Marx is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Academy of Special Needs Planners, and the New Jersey State, New York State and Essex County Bar Associations.  He is also a member of the board of trustees and treasurer of the New Jersey Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and serves as a member of the Board of Trustees and as chair of the legal committee of the Jewish Community Housing Corporation. In addition to his practice, Marx lectures extensively on elder care, estate planning, asset protection, special needs planning, and related matters.

He joins Curcio Mirzaian Sirot from Connell Foley. Admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York, and before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Marx earned an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law, a J.D. from Seton Hall Law School, and a B.S.B.A. in Finance from the Boston University Questrom School of Business.

“Jason has built a reputation for listening to and advocating for his clients. He takes the time to meaningfully get to know and understand his clients, their families, and, most importantly, their goals, and then guides them through the sometimes-sensitive challenges associated with planning for aging or disabled family members,” Curcio noted.  “We are excited he has joined the firm to lead our new practice areas, and we look forward to working with him.”

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