Payne & Payne concentrates on the legal and financial issues associated with individuals, their families and the accumulation, conservation and transfer of wealth. 

Some of our services include assisting clients with the following matters:

  • Admission of decedent's will to probate

  • Identification and gathering of assets

  • Representing the estate against legal actions such as third party creditor claims

  • Preparation of estate fiduciary income tax returns 

  • The distribution of assets

  • Obtaining the discharge of the fiduciary

  • Advising trustees with regard to legal issues associated with creation, operation and termination of a trust

  • Advising guardians and conservators on their legal rights and responsibilities

Payne & Payne also handles a broad range of real estate matters.  We represent residential and commercial buyers, sellers, lenders and developers and offer the following representative services:

  • Assisting with acquisitions and sales, including drafting and negotiating purchase and sales contracts, title review, due diligence review and closings

  • Resolving easement, zoning, survey, title, boundary, and contract issues

  • Drafting and negotiating residential and commercial leases

  • Assisting with state and municipal permitting and zoning, including variance, subdivision, and setback issues

  • Assisting with residential and commercial lending

  • Assisting with family ownership planning and transfers

  • Representing clients before town planning and zoning boards