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Gloucester County Estate Law, Family Law and Real Estate Attorneys

Puff & Cockerill is a Gloucester County law firm based in Woodbury, New Jersey. Our attorney’s provide litigation, transactional and counseling services in all of the firms major practice areas, including estate law, family law, elder law, real estate law, business law, consumer law, personal injury law, workers’ compensation law, and municipal court violations.

For over 35 years, Puff & Cockerill has been dedicated to serving clients throughout New Jersey, including Gloucester County, Camden County, Burlington County, Cumberland County and Salem County. Our clients include individuals, families, estates, small and mid-size businesses and entrepreneurs.

At Puff & Cockerill, we approach the practice of law by providing client-based representation, tailoring legal solutions to meet the needs of our clients. We strive to provide pragmatic and candid advice to our clients, to handle all matters efficiently, and to obtain the best result at a cost that is reasonable and proportionate to the matter at issue. Our difference comes from a strong connection to our clients, to each other, and to our community. Having such strong relationships – with our clients and each other – means we are able to offer the service of a boutique firm with the strength and expertise of a large-city firm.

Our attorney’s offer a wide range of expertise and experience in local, municipal, state and federal laws that govern the State Courts of New Jersey and the United States District Court, District of New Jersey. Together, our firm, out attorneys and our staff feature a depth of knowledge and skill, approaching each case uniquely, individually and professionally.

Puff & Cockerill is a Full Service Law Firm

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New Jersey estate tax law changes

On Friday October 14, 2016, Governor Christie signed into law a comprehensive tax package with important tax cuts including the phasing out of the New Jersey estate tax. Specific to the estate tax, the legislation provides that the current $675,000 exemption from state estate tax will be increased to $2... read more

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A power of attorney is a document that provides an efficient and cost effective transfer of authority from you to another. With a power of attorney, you can rest assured that in the event of your incapacity, a person you have selected will have the authority to act on your... read more