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Elizabeth Candido Petite

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53 Cardinal Dr
Westfield, New Jersey 07090

26 Broadway, 21st Floor
New York, New York 10004

Elizabeth Candido Petite, an Associate with the Firm, practices primarily in the areas of estate planning and administration and tax law.

Elizabeth is experienced in preparing estate planning documents including wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, durable powers of attorney and advance directives for health care. Elizabeth also has experience creating and funding family limited liability companies and other corporate structures to transfer personal wealth and family businesses to the next generations.  She offers practical solutions to problems, large and small, so that her clients have confidence in their estate plans.

Elizabeth also advises fiduciaries at all stages of the administration of trusts and estates.  She utilizes her knowledge of tax laws and procedure to achieve tax-efficient results in controversies before the IRS and state taxing authorities.  She also works on all types of non-tax issues that arise in the course of administration, such as probating wills and accountings.  Elizabeth has experience in elder law, special needs planning and guardianships.

She is an active volunteer with the Junior League of Morristown and serves on the board of DMF Youth, Inc., a dance, fitness and life skill development program for underserved children in New York City.

  • LL.M. in Taxation, New York Law School, 2011
  • J.D., New York Law School, 2010 cum laude
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2007 cum laude
  • New Jersey, 2010
  • New York, 2011
  • United States Tax Court, 2018
Professional & Bar Association Memberships
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New Jersey Women Lawyers Association