Hackensack, NJ
433 Hackensack Avenue
Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
ph: 201.488.1300
fx: 201.488.6541
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Jane A. Grinch


Jane A. Grinch concentrates her practice in the area of trust and estates.   A partner in the firm of Cowen & Grinch in Hackensack, New Jersey  for over 25 years, she joined the firm of Sokol Behot LLP in February, 2016 and Cullen and Dykman in August, 2016.   She has assisted clients in the development of complex estate plans.  She has also represented estates and fiduciaries with respect to estate administration issues, including accountings, preparation and filing of death tax returns and post-mortem elections.   Ms. Grinch  has extensive  experience in probate litigation matters.  She has represented clients in reformation proceedings, insolvency proceedings,  actions   to set aside wills and asset transfers based upon claims of undue influence and lack of testamentary capacity and was successful in overseeing litigation resulting in the admission of an unsigned will to probate

Ms. Grinch regularly represents families with special needs.  She  prepares special needs and supplemental benefits trusts and  counsels families with  respect to elder care issues, guardianships and conservatorships.   She has been appointed by the Court  to serve as counsel to alleged mentally incapacitated individuals. 

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member, Bergen County Bar Association
  • President, Community Resource Council