David H. Coates
I am a good listener. Since most of my practice deals with Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney and Living Wills, this trait and a broad and deep experience in these areas has enabled me to be of significant help to many individuals, families and groups.
My Areas of Practice
Wills & Estates including will preparation, probate, trusts, estates, taxes, estate planning & powers of attorney.
Real Estate Law including residential and commercial real estate closings
Land Use Law including appearances before planning and zoning boards throughout NJ for site plan approvals, major and minor sub division approvals, use variances, bulk variances and waivers.
Family Law including simple divorce, marital settlement agreements, pre-nuptial agreements.
Church Law including issues regarding internal policies, cemeteries, conveyances.
Education Law including a wide range of issues involving public schools in New Jersey.
New Jersey State Bar and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey 1978
Third Circuit Court of Appeals 1986
J.D., Wake Forest School of Law, Wake Forest, NC
M.A.T., Vanderbilt University
B.A., Wake Forest University