Hynes Elder Law

Hynes Elder Law

Hynes Law Group is a boutique Elder Law and Estate Planning law Firm. We help our clients plan for all stages and ages.

Firm Overview

Hynes Law Group is completely client focused, and we do everything that we possibly can to give our clients the best experience possible. At Hynes Law Group, we are focused on creating lasting relationships by helping our clients to plan for all stages and ages. We are dedicated to serving our clients, providing them sound legal advice, empathizing with their needs, and working with their loved ones and financial and healthcare teams. Our mission is to help you prepare for the future to the best extent possible, allowing you to live in the present.

Hynes Law Group primarily practices Elder Law, including, but not limited to: Asset Preservation and Protection, Estate and Trust Planning, Estate and Trust Administration, Medicaid, Special Needs Trusts, and Guardianships.

We are located in Union County, New Jersey. We also represent clients in the following surrounding counties: Essex, Morris, Middlesex, Somerset, Hudson, Passaic, and Bergen.

Our main office is in Cranford, New Jersey. We also serve clients from the following surroundings towns/cities: Berkeley Heights, Bloomfield, Chatham, Colonia, Cranford, Fanwood, Garwood, Iselin, Linden, Madison, Maplewood, Mountainside, Montclair and Upper Montclair, Morristown, New Providence, Rahway, Roselle Park, Scotch Plains, Short Hills, South Orange, South Plainfield, Springfield, Union, Warren, Watchung, Westfield, West Orange, among others.
Main Office
Jesse Robert Hynes
2 South Avenue East
Suite 200
Cranford  NJ  07016-2826
  • (908) 514-8008
  • (908) 514-8008


Free Initial Consultation?
Free 15-20 minute consultation
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Medicaid Plans, Medicaid Applications, Probate Administration
Hourly Rates

Office Information

Office Hours
Monday-Friday, 9-5
Emergency After Hours
Estate Planning
At Hynes Law Group, we are dedicated to planning for all stages and ages.
While no one can predict the future, one fact always remains true: by leaving unanswered questions for our loved ones, we are leaving them with headache and heartache. Engaging in basic Estate Planning can eliminate the need for expensive and stressful litigation in the case of a medical emergency. That's why we recommend that adults of all ages and financial backgrounds engage in, at the very least, basic estate planning.

Our mission is to help you prepare for the future to the best extent possible, allowing you to live in the present. We do so by being completely client focused and offering the personal hands-on service that large firms cannot offer you. To keep up with technology and our clients' busy lives, we offer consultations via the following means: in office, via skype, via telephone, or we will travel to you.

It is our goal to add you to the Hynes Law Group family.
Losing a loved one is a very difficult and emotional process. We strive to put our client's minds and hearts at ease as we navigate as a team through the estate and trust administration process.
The first step in the Estate and Trust Administration process is to start asking the right questions. Some questions that you should be asking are:

1. Does my loved one have a Will or Trust? If so, who was appointed Executor or Trustee?
2. If there is no Will or Trust, did he or she leave any form of document or writing with instructions?
3. What assets did my loved one have and where?
4. Is there tension in the family or a black sheep sibling?
5. Is there any chance that your loved one was taken advantage of in his or her last days?

At Hynes Law Group, if you have not begun asking these questions, we will ask them for you. We will work closely with your loved one's financial advisors, accountant, and other members of his or her financial team, to aid you with the complexities in Estate and Trust Administration. Whether your loved one's affairs are handled through the probate process or through a trust, we will guide you every step of the way.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

I was lucky enough to find my calling at a young age. I have been working in the eldercare field since I was 17 years old, starting out at an Assisted Living Home. While in law school, I was selected to take part in the Elder Law Clinic, which further affirmed my passion for the area. I have not looked back since, getting a job immediately after law school working for an Elder Law firm in New Jersey.

Since I was 17, I have seen a lot of good and bad in the eldercare field. It is my mission to help my clients plan for all stages and ages.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others?

I have been working in the eldercare field since I was 17. I have seen and experienced more at a young age than many have experienced while working in the field.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

This firm offers the hands-on experience that many firms cannot offer. We are completely client focused. Our goal is to plan for all stages and ages by providing our clients with sound legal advice, empathizing with their needs, working with their loved ones and financial/healthcare team, and making them a part of the Hynes Elder Law family.
We also offer consultations in a way that many firms cannot. We offer a free 15-20 minute free telephone consult, and our full consults can be held: at our office, over phone, via skype, or we will travel to you!

Jesse Hynes

Jesse concentrates his practice in Elder Law, which encompasses, but is not limited to, Estate and Trust Planning, Estate Administration, Asset Preservation and Protection, Disability and Special Needs Planning, Guardianship, and Medicaid.

Born and raised in Cranford, New Jersey, Jesse earned his Undergraduate Honors Degree in Psychology at Seton Hall University and his Law Degree from Wake Forest University School of Law. At Wake Forest University School of Law, Jesse was selected to partake in the Elder Law Clinic, which provides free legal services to low-income residents of Forsyth County, North Carolina. During his time in the Elder Law Clinic, Jesse made it a priority to assist disenfranchised voters to obtain ID cards so that they could vote. At the Elder Law Clinic, Jesse gained invaluable experience with the substantive laws affecting the elderly, including Guardianship and Medicaid.

Before and while attending law school, Jesse worked in the elder care field for approximately seven years, holding various jobs at an Assisted Living Facility. Jesse gained invaluable experience while working at the Assisted Living Facility, having been immersed in the day-to-day life of elders and their common problems and concerns. It was this experience that led Jesse to devote his life to Elder Law.

Jesse is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the Elder and Disability Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association.

When Jesse is not practicing law, he is either playing Ultimate Frisbee with his friends or spending time with his family dog, Bojangles.
  • Bar Number: 107612014
    New Jersey , 2014
  • Wake Forest University School of Law
    J.D. , 2014
  • Seton Hall University
    Psychology Honors , 2011

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