Yale Hauptman – Livingston Estate Planning Attorney

Yale Hauptman |




354 Eisenhower Parkway Plaza I, 2nd Floor
Livingston, New Jersey 07039

Yale Hauptman |


Firm Summary

Yale S. Hauptman, Esq. is a graduate of Rutgers College (B.A. 1986) and Albany Law School (J.D. 1989). He is licensed both in New Jersey and New York. After serving for a year as law clerk to John C. Stritehoff of the Superior Court of New Jersey he entered into private practice. Early in his career, he began providing assistance to clients and his own family, in what he later came to recognize as the field of elder law. Yale established his own firm in 1995, joined by his wife, Laurie in 1998, devoted exclusively to elder and disability law and estate and special needs planning.

Yale writes and speaks extensively on elder and disability law, estate and special needs planning topics, and presents for legal, financial, insurance, health care professionals and the general public. He has been featured in both local and national media and has been quoted in print and media outlets. He is also a published author of an elder care law book entitled, “Be Nice To Me-I Pick Your Nursing Home” and a weekly blog devoted to the legal and financial issues facing families with aging and disabled loved ones.

Yale is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the New Jersey Bar Association’s Elder Law Section. He is a Department of Veterans Affairs’ accredited attorney for the preparation, presentation and prosecution of claims for veteran’s benefits.

Yale and Laure have personally helped thousands of families plan and navigate through the complicated and emotional estate planning and long-term care process.