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Hackensack Full Service Attorneys

Business and Personal, Transactions and Litigation

Kates Nussman Rapone Ellis & Farhi, LLP, dating back to its founding members in 1913, is an accomplished team of New Jersey lawyers, based in Hackensack, Bergen County, with extensive experience helping our clients, whether businesses or individuals, solve their legal problems. Whether the issue is business planning, personal and estate planning, the need to resolve or litigate a dispute, real estate development, a family law problem, employment issue or a real estate tax appeal, we have a reputation for getting results.

We understand that every situation has its own set of challenges and we combine knowledge, experience and flexibility to meet your needs. Although many people believe that they cannot afford a lawyer's services, we have alternative dispute resolution options and alternative fee arrangements (AFAs) that are cost-effective.

Our attorneys are AV-Rated under Martindale-Hubbell's Peer Review Rating System, which means that our peers rank us at the highest level of professional excellence.* Our attorneys have been selected for inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers over the course of several years, including 2016. The law firm is also accredited by the New Jersey Better Business Bureau.

Simply put, we are recognized throughout the legal and local community for providing high-quality legal services.

Contact Our New Jersey Business Law Attorneys Today
Together, we can discuss your legal rights and the options to pursue or protect them. To schedule an initial consultation with our law firm, call 201-488-7211 or send us an e-mail.

*Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards. CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies.

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Kates Nussman Rapone Ellis & Farhi, LLP
190 Moore Street, Suite 306
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-488-7211
Fax: 201-488-1210
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