Ms. Vidal concentrates her practice in estate and tax planning, estate administration, business and corporate services and elder law.  Her specialty incorporates matters such as business succession planning, tax advice, contract drafting, estate plan drafting, preparation of estate and gift tax returns and fiduciary income tax returns; corporate business and transactional matters, including mergers, acquisitions and sales of businesses, preparation of shareholder agreements and operating agreements and negotiation and preparation of employment agreements/non-competition agreements. Additionally, she advises non-profit entities on issues of formation, organization, tax exempt issues and governance.

In 2011, Ms. Vidal received the “Outstanding Woman of the Year Award – Community Service” from the Burlington County Advisory Council on Women, which is given to a woman in the community who exemplifies commitment to the community through participation and leadership in charitable and civic organizations. She also received the “Community Advocate of the Year” NAWBO South Jersey award in 2006.

Bar Admissions

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Education

James E. Beasley School of Law, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. LL.M. (Recipient of the 2003 Faculty Award in Taxation)

Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, NJ. Juris Doctorate. (Dean’s Scholar, Dean’s List)

Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. Bachelors of Science.

Publications

“The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (H.R. 1)” The ElderLaw Report – Including Special Needs Planning (March 2018)

“Is Your Will Up to Date?” Legal Alert (June 23, 2016)

“New Jersey Voluntary Disclosure Agreements Available for Partnerships, Partners and Companies with use of Intangible Assets In New Jersey,” Legal Alert (February 27, 2014)

“Give Yourself the Gift of Tax Planning,” Legal Alert (November 21, 2013)

“The DOMA Ruling: Its Impact on Tax, Estate and Asset Protection Planning,” Legal Alert (July 2, 2013)

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“Key Provisions of the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010,” Legal Alert (December 21, 2010)

“Repeal of the Estate and GST Taxes Brings Major Changes in 2010 for Estate Planning and Estate Administration,” Legal Alert (January 13, 2010)

“Employer-Owned Life Insurance Contracts: When and How To Use Them,” New Jersey Law Journal (February 10, 2009)

“Recent Court Rulings Give New Life to Family Limited Partnerships,” New Jersey Law Journal, vol. CXCIII, no.2, index 91 (July 14, 2008)

“HIPAA Privacy Rule Adds Hurdles to Administration of Estates,” © [2003] Philadelphia Bar Association. Used with permission.

Professional Awards & Honors

Selected to the “New Jersey Super Lawyer – Rising Star” list (2006-2007 in the area of Key Professional Media)

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Professional Associations & Memberships

Supreme Court of New Jersey, District Ethics Committee District IIIB – Burlington County, 2017-Present.

Burlington County Chamber of Commerce, 2005-2016.

United Way of Burlington County Volunteer, 2006-2014.

Burlington County Advisory Council on Women, 2004-2007.

Burlington County Committee on Women, 1998-2004.

American Association of University Women – NJ, 1998-2002.