A Tax, Trusts, and Estates Law Firm

On November 8, 2021, Maria A. Cestone, Michael T. Thompson, and Amy M. George joined the Estate, Trust, Taxation, Elder Law & Guardianships Group at Coughlin, Midlige & Garland, LLP, with offices in Morristown and New York City. Founded in March 2004 by a seasoned group of attorneys who practiced together for many years, Coughlin Midlige & Garland LLP is a diverse, full-service firm committed to providing legal services of exceptional quality and superior value.

Coughlin Midlige & Garland LLP offers a wide range of legal services, including all types of litigated and non-litigated matters, on behalf of corporate and individual clients. The firm’s attorneys regularly appear in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels, as well as at arbitrations and administrative proceedings. In addition, the firm provides a comprehensive array of commercial and transactional services.

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Cestone & Thompson, P.C. was a boutique Tax, Trusts and Estates practice formed to serve individuals, families and businesses in Northern and Central New Jersey and in metropolitan New York. Cestone & Thompson, P.C. focused its practice on taxation, trusts and estates, disability law, elder law, formation and governance of non-profit entities, charitable planning, and advice to closely-held businesses.

Our firm was formed in 2010 by Maria A. Cestone and Michael T. Thompson. Our goal was to combine our skills and draw upon our individual law firm backgrounds to provide our clients the benefits of our collective experience. Our collaborative approach employs the knowledge we have gained at both small and larger firms over a combined 35 years. As a partnership of individuals whose focus is on personal service, our collective knowledge and experience allows us to best serve our clients and to keep abreast of changes in the law. Most of all, it allows us to deliver high quality and high value legal services to our clients.

We serve clients in New Jersey and New York including but not limited to: Bergen, Essex, Union, Somerset, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Hunterdon, Warren and Sussex Counties in New Jersey, and Richmond, Kings and New York Counties in New York City.