Trusts, Estates, & Elder Law

Binghamton Area Trust & Estate Planning, Administration, and Elder Law Attorneys

Coughlin & Gerhart offers comprehensive estate planning services and expertise in all aspects of estate & tax planning and the administration of estates & trusts. More than a dozen Coughlin & Gerhart attorneys practice in the areas of Trusts & Estates and Elder Law, with strong support from several experienced paralegals. Together we provide the personal, individualized attention found in smaller firms with the skill, professionalism, and quality of larger practices.

Our firm offers a full range of trust & estate planning, administration, and elder law services, including:

  • Estate Planning & Wills
    • Advance Directives (Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Health Care Proxies)
    • Business Succession Planning
    • Estate Planning
    • Family Transfers
    • Gift Planning & Wealth Transfer
    • Trusts
    • Wills
  • Probate and Trust & Estate Administration
    • Advise Executors, Administrators, & Trustees
    • Advise Estate Beneficiaries
    • Estate Administration & Guidance
    • Estate Tax
    • Fiduciary Income Tax
    • Probate Proceedings
    • Trust Administration & Guidance
  • Elder Law & Guardianships
    • Advance Directives (Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Health Care Proxies)
    • Guardianships
    • Lifetime Planning
    • Medicaid Planning
    • Supplemental (Special) Needs Trusts
    • Trusts (Revocable and Irrevocable)

Discover the Coughlin & Gerhart Difference

There are many advantages to choosing Coughlin & Gerhart attorneys to handle your needs for trust & estate planning and administration, wills, tax planning, and elder law. Our size, the experience of our attorneys, and the peace of mind you receive knowing that as your needs evolve over time, our firm will be here to ensure that your wishes are properly reflected in legal documents — these are just some of the things that set us apart from other firms in New York’s Southern Tier.

As a regional firm with offices throughout New York’s Southern Tier and Northern Pennsylvania, Coughlin & Gerhart provides our clients with a large team of lawyers who are highly experienced in the areas of trust & estate planning and administration, wills, tax planning, and elder law. At the same time, our size is exactly what enables our attorneys to provide the individualized attention that every client deserves. Thirteen highly experienced attorneys within our larger firm practice within the areas of Trusts, Estates, & Elder Law. In addition to our main office in Binghamton, we have offices across the Southern Tier in Bainbridge, Hancock, Ithaca, Owego, and Walton, as well as in Montrose, Pennsylvania.

Contact Coughlin & Gerhart

Whether you are in the initial stages of planning or need to update your planning, we encourage you to speak with one of our attorneys. Send an email or call our main office in Binghamton at 607-821-2202, toll free 800-646-3420.