Burlington County Legal Services

Welcome to Ritigstein Law, where we provide dedicated legal services to the residents and businesses of Burlington County. Our areas of expertise include probate and estate law, commercial litigation, and business law, tailored to meet the specific needs of our community.

Burlington County Probate and Estate Law

Navigating the intricacies of probate and estate law requires a knowledgeable partner. Ritigstein Law is well-versed in the unique aspects of New Jersey's legal system, offering comprehensive services to ensure your peace of mind.

Probate and Estate Administration in Burlington County

  • NJ Probate Process: Guiding executors through the entire probate process with clarity and efficiency.
  • NJ Estate Administration: Comprehensive support for the administration of estates, ensuring all legal obligations are met.

Estate Litigation in Burlington County

  • Contested Wills: Representation in disputes over the validity of wills.
  • Trust Litigation: Resolving conflicts related to the interpretation or administration of trusts.
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty: Advocating for beneficiaries in cases where fiduciary duties have been compromised.
  • Coercion & Undue Influence: Protecting the interests of heirs and beneficiaries against undue influence and coercion.

Estate Planning in Burlington County

  • Wills & Trusts: Crafting documents that reflect your wishes and secure your legacy.
  • Guardianships & Conservatorships: Establishing legal protections for minors and those unable to make decisions for themselves.
  • Powers of Attorney: Assigning trusted individuals to make decisions on your behalf.
  • Living Wills: Ensuring your healthcare wishes are honored.

Burlington County Commercial Litigation and Business Law

Ritigstein Law stands ready to support your business with a suite of legal services designed to protect and enhance your commercial interests in Burlington County.

Commercial Litigation in Burlington County

  • Contract Disputes: Resolving disagreements over contract terms and enforcement.
  • Partnership Disputes: Navigating the complexities of business partnership disagreements.
  • Restrictive Covenant Disputes: Defending your business's interests in disputes over non-compete and non-solicitation agreements.
  • Employment Disputes: Addressing conflicts between employers and employees, from negotiations to litigation.

Business Law in Burlington County

  • Business Formations: Assisting with the selection and formation of the appropriate business entity.
  • Contract Drafting & Review: Creating and reviewing contracts to ensure they are solid and enforceable.
  • Operating Agreements: Developing agreements that outline the operations of your business.
  • Lease Drafting & Review: Crafting and reviewing lease agreements for commercial properties.
  • Business Succession Planning: Preparing your business for future transitions.
  • Non-Disclosure & Confidentiality: Protecting your business's sensitive information.

Burlington County's legal environment is as diverse and dynamic as its communities. At Ritigstein Law, we pride ourselves on our deep understanding of the local legal nuances that can significantly impact both individual and business matters. Our approach is always tailored to align with the county's specific legal standards, ensuring that our clients receive the most effective and informed representation possible.

  • Navigating Local Regulations: Burlington County has its own set of regulations and legal requirements, particularly in areas like land use, zoning, and local business ordinances. Our attorneys stay abreast of the latest developments in county laws to provide our clients with up-to-date advice and strategies. Whether you're starting a new business or dealing with property issues, we ensure that your legal matters are handled in accordance with local regulations.
  • Tailored Estate Planning for Burlington County Residents: Estate planning in Burlington County requires a thoughtful approach that considers state laws and local statutes. Our legal team crafts estate plans that take into account the specific aspects of living and doing business in Burlington County, from local tax implications to real estate regulations. We ensure that your estate plan is robust, addressing all potential local legal issues that could affect your legacy.
  • Local Court Systems and Procedures: Understanding the local court systems and procedures is crucial for effective legal representation. Ritigstein Law is well-versed in the workings of the Burlington County court system, from the nuances of filing procedures to the preferences of local judges. This insight is invaluable, whether we're representing clients in probate court, litigating a business dispute, or handling any other legal matter that may require judicial intervention.

At Ritigstein Law, our commitment to understanding and engaging with the legal intricacies of Burlington County is unwavering. We leverage our local knowledge and connections to ensure that our clients are well-represented, whether they're dealing with straightforward legal needs or complex issues that require nuanced understanding and strategic finesse.

Selecting the right legal representation is a pivotal decision for any individual or business in Burlington County. Ritigstein Law is not just another law firm; we are a team of dedicated professionals who understand the weight of this decision and are committed to standing beside you every step of the way.

  • Personalized Legal Solutions: At Ritigstein Law, we recognize that each client comes with a unique set of circumstances and legal needs. Our approach is highly personalized, ensuring that every strategy and solution we offer is tailored specifically to your situation. We take the time to listen to your concerns, understand your objectives, and craft legal solutions that are aligned with your specific goals.
  • Deep Local Expertise: Our firm is deeply rooted in the Burlington County area, providing us with an intimate understanding of the local legal landscape. This expertise allows us to navigate the complexities of county and state laws with precision and confidence. Our attorneys are not only familiar with the legal framework but also with the community and its values, which often play a crucial role in legal matters.
  • Proven Track Record: Ritigstein Law has established a proven track record of success throughout Burlington County. Our history of positive outcomes speaks volumes about our commitment to excellence and the trust we have built within the community. We are proud of the reputation we have earned for providing strong legal advocacy and achieving results that matter.
  • Comprehensive Legal Services: Our comprehensive range of legal services means that we can serve as your one-stop legal resource in Burlington County. From estate planning and probate matters to complex commercial litigation and business law, we have the breadth and depth of expertise to handle all of your legal needs. This comprehensive approach saves you time and provides the convenience of having a single, trusted legal partner.
  • Ongoing Support and Guidance: Choosing Ritigstein Law means you gain more than just a legal service provider; you gain a partner who is invested in your long-term success. We are committed to providing ongoing support and guidance as your personal and business landscapes evolve. Our relationship with our clients often extends beyond the resolution of a case, as we aim to be your trusted legal advisors for life.

For legal representation that is as distinctive as Burlington County itself, turn to Ritigstein Law. We are ready to put our knowledge, experience, and passion for the law to work for you.

Getting Started with Ritigstein Law

Embarking on your legal journey with Ritigstein Law is a seamless and client-centered experience. We understand that dealing with legal issues can be complex and, at times, stressful. That's why we've streamlined our process to ensure that your first steps towards legal resolution are taken with ease and full support.

  • Your Free Initial Consultation: Your relationship with us begins with a free, no-obligation consultation. This initial discussion is an opportunity for us to listen to your story, understand the nuances of your legal needs, and provide you with an initial assessment of your case. It's also a chance for you to get to know us, learn about our approach, and feel confident in the journey ahead.
  • Tailored Approach to Your Legal Needs: We believe that a one-size-fits-all approach has no place in legal practice. After our initial consultation, we will offer you a customized plan that addresses your specific legal issues. Whether you're seeking guidance for estate planning, navigating probate, or require robust representation in a business dispute, we tailor our services to meet your unique needs.
  • Transparent Process and Clear Communication: From the outset, we prioritize transparency and clear communication. You'll be informed of the steps involved in your legal process, what you can expect, and any actions you need to take. We ensure that you're never in the dark about where your case stands or what your options are.
  • Ongoing Support and Accessibility: As we move forward, you'll find that our team is always accessible to answer your questions and provide updates. We're here to offer ongoing support, ensuring that as your case progresses, you're equipped with the knowledge and advice you need to make informed decisions.

Commitment to Your Success

At Ritigstein Law, your success is our success. We are committed to not only meeting but exceeding your expectations. Our goal is to ensure that by the time your legal matter is resolved, you feel that your interests have been fully represented and your voice heard.

Taking the first step is simple. Reach out to us to schedule your initial consultation and begin your legal journey with a team that is committed to delivering excellence and peace of mind.

Frequently Asked Questions About Estate Planning, Business, and Employment Law in Burlington County


Michael Ritigstein is a Founding Partner of the firm concentrating his efforts in supporting the firm's litigation, corporate and estate matters. Mr. Ritigstein graduated from the University of Delaware in 1996 and Seton Hall University School of Law in 2000. In 2007 he received a Masters of Law in Taxation with a concentration in Estate Planning, from Temple University's Beasley School of Law.

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Attorney Mike took our call & agreed to meet with us for a free consultation. During our meeting he was very thorough in explaining the legal process, approach, cost, and time needed for our case. His fee was very reasonable. I would definitely recommend him to others. You certainly will not regret it should you decide to use his services.
— R. Maraj