The Law Offices of Scott and Shuman, P.A. represent clients in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and in the United States Federal Courts. With forty-five years of combined experience, our attorneys concentrate their practice in the areas of Real Estate, Wills and Estate Planning, Corporate Law, Criminal Defense, and Civil Litigation.
Real Estate: Our attorneys have extensive experience in residential real estate settlements, real estate acquisitions and dispositions, real estate administration and financing, community associations, and land use. In addition to the representation of residential real estate buyers and sellers, our attorneys have overseen the planning, development and construction of large planned residential communities and commercial centers, including complex financial arrangements, funding, site approval, community governance documents, multi-million dollar site acquisitions and dispositions, and legislative activities.
Wills and Estate Planning: Our wills and estate planning practice focuses on estate administration and settlement, the creation and development of comprehensive estate plans, and competency and guardianship matters. Our attorneys are experienced in estate and gift tax planning, as well as in establishing wills, trusts, and powers of attorney.
Corporate Law: Our firm focuses primarily on establishing corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies, as well as on employment and other compliance matters, the sale and acquisition of ongoing businesses, and minority shareholder issues. We are experienced in the formation and organization of large multi-level corporations and other business entities of various sizes. Further, we have represented sellers in several sales of multi-million dollar businesses, including international transactions.
Criminal Defense: Our firm has years of experience representing clients in a wide variety of criminal defense cases ranging from traffic violations and driving under the influence to drug and homicide cases. Our attorneys have argued before the highest state and federal courts including the Supreme Court of the United States, as well as in appellate courts in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.
Civil Litigation: Our attorneys have been involved in the prosecution and defense of complex fraud cases, Qui Tam litigation in the federal courts, plaintiff and defendant civil rights litigation, complex litigation involving the liability of federally insured banking institutions, election law cases, and extensive civil trial work in the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. We have also been involved in legislative activities, both authoring and assisting in the legislative process with regards to various laws and statues.