Kenneth D. Ross

Kenneth D. Ross

Phone: 856-234-4114
Direct: 856-505-6657
Fax: 856-234-5161
Email: kross@comegnolaw.com

Kenneth D. Ross concentrates his practice in several areas including: Wills/Trusts/Estates; elder law; tax law; land use; real estate; homeowner and community association law and commercial litigation.

In his estate and trust practice, Ken has handled matters involving litigation of probate matters, administering estates, drafting wills, trusts, guardianships and powers of attorney, drafting special needs trusts, and accountings of estates, trusts and guardianships. He has represented individuals as beneficiaries of estates and trusts, executors, trustees, incapacitated persons, surviving spouses, intestate heirs, and guardians. He has litigated many will contests regarding undue influence and diminished capacity, and has successfully defended will contests involving complex estates.

Ken’s estate planning includes both simple and large complex estates. Estate plans consist of Living Wills and Power of Attorneys, tax planning; health issues; wills, trusts and estates; probate and estate administration; powers of attorney; living wills; guardianships; nursing home/assisted living facility placement and all other issues involved in long-term care planning. He has administered dozens of estates and trusts and is currently the Trustee for several multi-million dollar trusts.

In his elder law practice, Ken works with clients to plan for their financial futures and physical well-being. This includes plans for the protection of individual and family assets, the development of a comprehensive long-term health care plan, the financing and the selection of an assisted living facility or nursing home living care facility, review of admission agreements, Medicaid/Asset Protection Planning, asset transfers, Medicaid Spend Downs and “Look Backs,” as well as gifting opportunities.

In his land use and real estate practice, Ken has represented individuals and corporations in matters including site plans, subdivisions, use variances, and other approvals at the local, county, and state level. Ken has been involved in the litigation contesting the decisions of planning and zoning local boards in Superior Court, and the appeals of these matters in the Appellate Division and the New Jersey Supreme Court.

Ken’s real estate and land use practice has consisted of serving as primary attorney for the sale and purchase of commercial real estate including multi-million dollars transactions, assisted senior attorneys with the representation of multiple Municipal Land Use Boards, assisted with preparation and filing of redevelopment plans for local municipality, and assisted in the preparation and filing of a successful application for Smart Growth Grants from the New Jersey DCA.

A large portion of Ken’s real estate practice includes the representation of community and condominium associations. He currently represents several associations as general counsel in Burlington, Camden, and Atlantic Counties. His representation of associations includes advising Boards on all aspects of community law, attending Board meetings, review and preparation of governing documents, handling litigation regarding the Board and/or its Members and collections.

Ken also has experience in matters involving construction law, consumer fraud, quiet title actions, collections, tax law matters, and business law, including general commercial litigation, franchise disputes, contract disputes, buy/sell agreements, shareholder agreements, dissolutions and winding down and tax matters.

Ken is a graduate of Rutgers University, Camden, where he graduated with Honors and earned a Bachelors of Arts in History. He then graduated from the Rutgers School of Law, Camden, where he earned a Juris Doctor. Ken is a member of the bar of the State of New Jersey. He is admitted in the State of New Jersey, the District of New Jersey as well as the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and a member of the American Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar and the Burlington County Bar. He is also a member of the probate committee in Burlington County.

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