Practice Areas

You’re more than a piece of paper, and your legal strategy should be too. We get to know our clients on a personal basis so we can understand their needs and craft personalized solutions targeted to their resources and goals.

With two office locations conveniently located in Scranton and Kingston, LaMonica Law Firm serves clients throughout NEPA, including Lackawanna, Luzerne, Wayne, Wyoming, and Susquehanna Counties in practice areas including:

Estate Planning

For most people, the term “estate planning” means deciding who will receive their possessions after they die. It seems like something that there is plenty of time to think about later, and there is always something more pressing to do tod… Read More

Wills & Trusts

Wills and trusts are the essential foundation documents of most estate plans. They operate differently, and while they accomplish some of the same tasks (like passing on your assets to the people you intend to receive them), you may need to have both… Read More

Powers of Attorney & Advance Health Care Directives

An important aspect of estate planning focuses on events during your life, not what happens after your death. Powers of attorney and advance health care directives help you maintain control of your most important and personal decisions if you become… Read More

Estate & Inheritance Taxes

A common source of confusion in estate planning is the difference between estate and inheritance tax. Many people assume these are two different names for the same thing, and this assumption can be a costly mistake. Estate tax is a tax on your right… Read More

Long-Term Care Planning

Someone turning 65 today will have almost a 70% chance of needing some long-term care in the future. While many people receive care in-home, around 40% of people will spend some time in a nursing home. And nursing home care is expensive: though care… Read More

Probate & Estate Administration

When a person dies, all of that person’s assets need to be accounted for and distributed. Taxes and debts need to be paid. Beneficiaries of insurance policies and stipulations in a will need to be paid. These things don’t happen by themse… Read More

Veterans Disability Claims

Thousands of veterans file disability claims each year for service-connected conditions, only to have the government reject or deny their claims. If you have a condition or disability related to your military service, and have been denied your applic… Read More

Business Law

The dream of starting your own business can be an alluring one. Pursuing that dream can be an all-consuming, but incredibly rewarding, task for the right person. But failing to take the time to construct a sustainable foundation for your budding ente… Read More