James J. Ruggiero Jr.

James J. Ruggiero Jr.

Helping families pass on their legacy
  • Estate Planning, Probate, Elder Law ...
  • Pennsylvania
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Since 1990, Mr. Ruggiero has been helping families and business owners create estate plans aimed at transferring their legacy successfully to the next generation. He is owner of Ruggiero Law Offices LLC with offices in Paoli, and Center Valley, where he practices in the area of estate planning, estate administration, elder law, business law and real estate. His planning experience includes the use of wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, IRA trusts, and life insurance trusts. From an administration perspective, he has overseen the administration of estate of varying degree of complexity including insolvent estates to those values exceeded $20 million- and ten-year estate accountings. Mr. Ruggiero has developed a niche in dealing with closely held small business owners in advising on formation, growth and succession of the business. He has advised clients on contract negotiations, employee contracts and disputes, patents, copyright, real estate lease and purchase.

Mr. Ruggiero has achieved board certification as an Estate Planning Law Specialist, one of only a few to attain this in the country, awarded by The Estate Law Specialist Board, Inc., an attorney-run subsidiary of the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils in Cleveland, Ohio. He has also attained designation as an Accredited Estate Planner, awarded by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils.

Additionally, Mr. Ruggiero is the Pennsylvania partner for Elder Care Matters, a national directory of elder care resources, and member of the Chester County, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations where he is active in the Elder Law, Probate and Trust Real Property Sections. Active in the community, he serves on the East Goshen Township Zoning Board and Board of Amigos De Jesus and the Amigos De Jesus Foundation.

Speaking Engagements
Drafting a last minute estate plan for a sick or dying client
Pennsylvania Bar institute
Educating attorneys in the Commonwealth of Pa on drafting estate plans for dying clients
National Association of Estate Planners and Councils
Estate Planning Law Specialist
National Association of Estate Planners and Councils
Professional Associations
Chester County Estate Planning Council
Past president
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Practice Areas
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Elder Law
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Ruggiero Law Offices Blog
Contact & Map
Paoli Corporate Center - Suite 211
16 Industrial Boulevard
Paoli, PA 19301
Telephone: (610) 889-0288
Fax: (610) 889-0959
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Notice: Evening and weekend hours by appointment
Ruggiero Law Offices LLC
3477 Corporate Parkway
Suite 100
Center Valley, PA 18034
Telephone: (484) 224-3487
Fax: (484) 224-3501
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Notice: Hours 9-5 Evening and weekend hours by appointment