Frank R. Demmerly, Jr. is a Stockholder in the law firm of Archer & Greiner, P.C. He provides estate planning, estate administration and estate and gift tax advice. Taking into account client’s personal and tax objective, he provides Wills, Trusts, Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts (“ILIT”S”), Power-of-Attorney, Healthcare Proxies, Living Wills, planning and implementation of simple and complex gifting programs (which may use GRAT’S, QPRT’S and other complex techniques), Charitable Remainder trusts, Charitable Foundations, and other estate planning services.
He assists clients with the complexities of administration of estates including probate, the preparation and filing of estate tax returns and estate and trust funding and distributions .
Closely held businesses often require special planning for the transition of the business to younger family members, or to establish buy out agreements among owners. He provides services for the incorporation of corporations, partnerships, and LLC’s and establishment of operating agreements and buy/sell agreements.
The Estate Department is staffed with experienced attorney and estate administrator professionals to provide quality and personalized services to clients; many of which have more than 25 years of experience.
Frank received his A.B., magna cum laude from Princeton University, his J.D. from Georgetown Law Center and has clerked for the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division.
He has lectured for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, the National Law Institute, the American Institute of Banking, the University of Delaware, the Society of Financial Service Professionals, the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, and professional organizations on various business, estate and tax concerns. He is an associate editor on the two-volume New Jersey Will and Trust Forms Manual, an author of several Bank Will and Trust Forms Manuals, and has authored locally and nationally published articles on estate planning. He has been recognized as one of New Jersey’s prominent trust and estate attorneys and a “Super Lawyer” in New Jersey Monthly and South Jersey Magazine and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel; and is or has been a Director and Officer of The Estate and Financial Planning Council of Southern New Jersey, the Society of Financial Service Professionals, Bancroft School, Bancroft Foundation, and the Camden County YMCA.
Professional And Community Involvement
Frank is or has been:
- A Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
- Director and Officer of The Estate and Financial Planning Council of Southern New Jersey
- Director and Officer of the Society of Financial Service Professionals, Bancroft School, Bancroft Foundation, and the Camden County YMCA.
Awards And Recognition
He has been recognized as one of New Jersey’s prominent trust and estate attorneys and a “Super Lawyer” in New Jersey Monthly and South Jersey Magazine, a “Top Attorney” in South Jersey Magazine, and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America. Frank has also been recognized as an “Awesome Attorney” by South Jersey Magazine in the field of Trusts and Estates Law.