Royle & Durney

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Estate Planning & Administration

The estate planning practice includes the preparation of wills and trusts, living wills, durable power of attorney, and healthcare powers of attorney, in addition to the administration of estates. A careful estate plan will help achieve optimal tax treatment and guarantee that an estate is distributed according to a person’s wishes. When a loved one passes, Royle & Durney walks clients through the estate administration process on a step-by-step basis.

Royle & Durney attorneys can design and implement sophisticated estate-planning techniques to maximize benefit to your family and beneficiaries. Whether you want to establish charitable contributions or plan for business succession, and anything in between, Royle & Durney will ensure your wishes are carried out.

Royle & Durney can also assist with probate of wills, the establishment and funding of trusts, and the representation of beneficiaries.

Corporate Counseling

Royle & Durney handles corporate matters large and small for businesses in Monroe County and throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. Services include all types of business agreements and planning, entity formation, drafting by-laws and shareholder agreements, corporate governance, sales & acquisitions, joint ventures, and employment issues.

Royle & Durney attorneys advise existing businesses and entrepreneurs, whether starting or growing a business, on how to structure their enterprises. Whether to form an LLC, a PC or an S-corporation are important questions affecting tax treatment. Sole proprietors can benefit from legal services by creating an LLC to limit personal liability and separate business from the personal. Proper planning in any entity prevents problems down the line.

Royle & Durney can also construct deal financing and structuring in any business matter.

Royle & Durney handles your legal issues, so you can focus on building your business.

Real Estate, Land Use & Development

Royle & Durney handles a variety of real estate matters, including closings, landlord-tenant disputes, commercial leasing, evictions, and representation of homeowners’ associations. Royle & Durney attorneys represent buyers and sellers of real estate, for both commercial and residential transactions.

The Tannersville, PA firm represents a number of Homeowners’ Associations, which includes all manner of work from drafting and enforcing covenants and bylaws, general legal counsel, and collection matters.

Royle & Durney’s affiliated title company, Veritas Abstract, eliminates the need to involve a separate title company when purchasing property, making for a seamless real estate transaction.

At Royle & Durney it is our mission to serve you.

The law firm of Royle & Durney was established in 2006 by two men who wanted to bring their diverse experience in the law to the communities in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, the place they call home.