At Levine, Furman & Rubin, LLC, we take great pride in providing estate planning assistance to anyone who requires help.
While we have clients all over the area, many of them are located in Monmouth County. From creating an estate plan to retirement planning, we’ve assisted residents of this county in a variety of ways.
It doesn’t matter if you have an estate plan in place, are tackling this task for the first time, or simply have questions, we’re here to help. Once you reach out, it won’t be long before you have a better understanding of what you should and shouldn’t be doing.
Things to Know About Monmouth County, NJ
With a population of approximately 630,000, Monmouth County is the fifth largest in the state of New Jersey.
Located within the New York Metropolitan area, many residents of the county spend a good amount of time in the Big Apple. But when it comes to estate planning, they’re considered a resident of NJ.
Here are some additional details associated with Monmouth County:
- It covers a total area of 32 square miles
- It is adjacent to five other counties: Richmond County, Burlington County, Mercer County, Ocean County, and Middlesex County
- Middletown Township is the largest city (or township) in the state
Even if you live in Monmouth County, you may not be familiar with all of these details.
A Top Notch Education System
Monmouth County is well known for its education system, ranging from elementary schools to colleges.
For example, the Middletown Township Public School District serves students in pre-kindergarten all the way through 12th grade. With roughly 10,000 students, it is one of the largest school districts in New Jersey.
The county is also home to a variety of magnet schools and private high schools, including: High Technology High School, Marine Academy of Science and Technology, Christian Brothers Academy, and Mater Dei High School.
Transportation is Plentiful
There are many benefits of calling Monmouth County home. In addition to its close proximity to New York City and variety of housing options, there are plenty of transportation options to help you get around.
The township has approximately 350 miles of roadways, including the Garden State Parkway that connects Holmdel Township and Tinton Falls.
Other well traveled roads in Monmouth County include: CR 516, County Route 520, and CR 612.
If you’re interested in public transportation, you won’t struggle to find what you’re looking for in Monmouth County.
For example, the Middletown rail station runs between Pennsylvania Station in New York City and Bay Head.
New Jersey Transit also operates local bus service in the county, with routes 817, 833, and 834.
You’ll Feel Safe
When it comes to emergency services, Monmouth County is one of the best in the state.
For instance, Middletown has one of the largest emergency service departments in NJ. Its police department has 112 sworn officers, making it the largest in the county.
There are various fire companies located in Monmouth County, including:
- River Plaza Hose Company No. 1
- Middletown Fire Company No. 1
- Belford Independent Fire Company
- Port Monmouth Fire Company No. 1
- East Keansburg Fire Company No. 1
- Community Fire Company of Leonardo
- Belford Chemical Engine Company No. 1
- Brevent Park & Leonardo Fire Company
- Navesink Hook and Ladder Fire Company No. 1
Estate Planning, Elder Law, and Monmouth County Residents
Estate planning is something that most people need at some point in their life. Just the same, there could come a point when you need to learn more about elder law.
Our legal team helps Monmouth County residents with all aspects of estate planning and elder law, including but not limited to:
- Estate planning and creation (including trusts and wills)
- Trust administration and the probate process
- Retirement planning
- Special Needs Planning
- Medicaid planning