Mansfield Center, Connecticut Estate Planning Lawyers

Simon J. Lebo
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Connecticut Estate Planning Lawyer with 20 years experience

Attorney Simon Lebo joined the firm in 1999 and his principal areas of practice include Elder & Medicaid Law, Veteran's Benefits, Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, Business Law, Taxation and Real... Read More »
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Frank A May
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Connecticut Estate Planning Lawyer with 44 years experience

Attorney Frank May concentrates his practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law, Medicaid Law, Probate/Trust Administration, Special Needs Planning for family members and individuals and litigation. He is also... Read More »
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Ruth Fortune
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Connecticut Estate Planning Attorney

Over the years, you’ve built your estate piece-by-piece. You may have attained significant wealth, or you may have a home and some savings. Regardless of size, you need to protect it and may want to leave a legacy.... Read More »
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Ruth Fortune
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Berlin, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 1 year experience
(860) 259-1575 15 Massirio Dr
Berlin, CT 06037
Estate Planning, Elder and Probate
University of Connecticut School of Law
Over the years, you’ve built your estate piece-by-piece. You may have attained significant wealth, or you may have a home and some savings. Regardless of size, you need to protect it and may want to leave a legacy.

Wouldn’t it make sense to work with an estate planning attorney who knows first-hand what it takes to build an estate and accumulate wealth?

Meet Ruth Fortune.

Before joining the team at Czepiga Daly Pope & Perri, Ruth was a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch. In this role, she focused on getting to know her clients and truly understanding their financial goals. Whether their wishes...
Jeremiah Nii-Amaa Ollennu
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Hartford, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 13 years experience
(860) 218-2122 10 Grand Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
Attorney Jeremiah N. Ollennu has dedicated his legal career to the practice of divorce and family law. Since 2008, he provides reconciliation counseling, assists couples in collaborative divorce, divorce mediation and rigorously represents clients in family, custody and dissolution of marriage disputes. His experience and focus includes child custody disputes including litigation and resolution, child support enforcement matters, alimony modification, grandparents’ rights, juvenile and child protection matters as well as property division including real-estate and retirement assets.

Attorney Ollennu believes that the best way to resolve family disputes is through the process of divorce mediation. He has successfully mediated...
Shari-Lynn Cuomo Shore
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Hamden, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 10 years experience
(203) 745-3151 3190 Whitney Avenue, Building 5
Hamden, CT 06518
Estate Planning, Family, Juvenile and Probate
Albany Law School
Attorney Shari-Lynn Cuomo Shore is a Partner and Owner of Wolf & Shore, LLC and is experienced in family law, estate planning, juvenile law, probate matters and residential closings. She was admitted to practice in the State of Connecticut in 2008. Prior to opening Wolf & Shore, LLC, Attorney Shore was a partner at a small general practice firm in Orange, Connecticut. Attorney Shore worked in the Schenectady County District Attorney’s Office during law school, where she focused primarily in appellate practice and the Special Victims Unit. During college, Attorney Shore interned at a Connecticut G.A. court...
Joan Reed Wilson
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Middletown, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 22 years experience
(860) 669-1222 363 Main Street, Suite 401
Middletown, CT 06457
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Real Estate
Boston Univ School of Law
Joseph M. Busher
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East Haddam, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 23 years experience
(860) 873-2994 51 Dolbia Hill Road
East Haddam, CT 06420
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Appeals, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
University of Connecticut School of Law
I am an East Haddam lawyer serving Moodus, East Haddam, Salem and Colchester. I have been highly peer review rated by Thompson_Reuters since 2006. I am also highly peer-review rated by Martindale-Hubbell as well, another independent rating service. I strive to aggressively represent your interests, and get the best results possible, in personal injury matters, insurance matters and estate planning, as well as appellate law. Call me at 860 873 2994 to discuss your issue. I look forward to helping you.
Kristen Wolf
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Hamden, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 10 years experience
(203) 745-3151 3190 Whitney Avenue
Building 5, Floor 2
Hamden, CT 06518
Estate Planning, Family, Probate and Real Estate
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Hamden & New Haven County, CT Attorney Kristen Wolf is a partner and owner of Wolf & Shore, LLC. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Connecticut School of Business in 2006 and her Juris Doctor degree from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2009. While in law school, Attorney Wolf had the honor of serving as the Student Bar Association Treasurer and the Finance Committee Chair and also received several awards including Excellence in Clinical Work. Prior to opening Wolf & Shore, LLC, Attorney Wolf was a partner at a small general...
Eugene Glouzgal
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Naugatuck, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 6 years experience
(203) 740-1400 18 Park Place
Naugatuck, CT 06770
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Quinnipiac University School of Law and Western Connecticut State University
Attorney Eugene Glouzgal is a Connecticut Attorney with the firm of Glouzgal Ramos Groth LLP. Attorney Glouzgal is very proud to have received his education almost entirely in Connecticut. He received his Juris Doctorate from the Quinnipiac University School of Law in Hamden and his Bachelor of Science in Justice and Law Administration from Western Connecticut State University in Danbury. Attorney Glouzgal is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association including the Young Lawyers Section, a member of the American Bar Association and the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association.
Colleen E. Masse
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Berlin, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 24 years experience
(860) 236-7673 15 Massirio Dr
Berlin, CT 06037
Estate Planning, Elder and Probate
University of Connecticut School of Law
Compassion. Knowledge. Tenacity. These are words used to describe Colleen’s work in advocating for individuals with disabilities.

Having a loved one with disabilities (or having disabilities yourself) can be incredibly challenging in ways that only you know. It’s easy to get overwhelmed. Colleen understands - she has spent years working with and advocating for people who are challenged with disabilities.

Within five minutes of meeting her, you’ll know you’re in great hands. Her calm, kind, and understanding demeanor will assure you that you’re working with the right person to make plans for your future.

Colleen can show you how to use a Special...
Bryan McEntee
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Waterbury, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 10 years experience
(203) 982-8396 19 Mitchell Avenue, 2nd Floor
Waterbury, CT 06710
Estate Planning, Criminal, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
Massachusetts School of Law
Most people come looking for an attorney when something unpleasant has happened in their lives. Attorney McEntee understands the stress that you are experiencing. If retained, Attorney McEntee will personally dedicate himself to your legal matter and work hard to obtain the most positive outcome possible so that you no longer need to worry. Hard work, dedication, results. Rest assured. If you hire Attorney McEntee, your case will be handled competently.
William F. Breg
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Waterbury, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 38 years experience
41 Church Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Real Estate
Georgetown University Law Center
Attorney Breg was born in Fort Knox, Kentucky and grew up in Southbury. He currently resides in Watertown and practices out of the firm’s Southbury Office. Bill Breg practices in the areas of estate planning and probate administration with experience in the local probate courts. As a professional member of PLAN of Connecticut, Attorney Breg counsels individuals with special needs and advises them about special needs trusts. Attorney Breg also practices in the area of real estate.
Paul T. Czepiga
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Connecticut Estate Planning Lawyer with 35 years experience

Paul is a principal of Czepiga Daly Pope & Perri. In addition to being a lawyer, Paul is also a certified public accountant and has an MBA degree in business from Northwestern University. Paul’s estate and elder... Read More »
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Jeffrey Seth Rivard
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Connecticut Estate Planning Attorney with 13 years experience

Jeff genuinely likes meeting new people and is curious to learn all he can about you and your situation. In this process you’ll get to know him, and we are confident that you will discover he is precisely the type of... Read More »
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Justin Marti
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West Hartford, CT Estate Planning Lawyer
(860) 249-1070 71 Raymond Road
West Hartford, CT 06107
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Real Estate
Western New England University School of Law
I started a business at 25 with two partners, knowing very little about the industry (a dental group). We grew the brand to over 40 locations across the Northeast before consummating a private equity sale. During that time my passion for business and law grew, thus I attended Western New England University School of Law at night. Now, having passed the CT State Bar, I am using my business experience in helping fellow entrepreneurs, business owners and families at all stages of business. Additionally, due to the significant overlap with Estate Planning, I have tailored my...
Skip Rogers
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New Hartford, CT Estate Planning Attorney
(860) 259-1575 7 Church Street North
New Hartford, CT 06057
Estate Planning, Elder and Probate
Boston University School of Law and Western New England University School of Law
Anne Murdica
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Waterbury, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 17 years experience
(203) 805-6858 41 Church Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
Estate Planning, Real Estate and Workers' Comp
Cornell University
Anne Murdica joined Secor, Cassidy & McPartland, P.C. as an Associate assisting in civil litigation and Workers’ Compensation matters. She has a background in drug and medical device product liability defense litigation, which was her primary focus while practicing law in New York City. After moving to Connecticut, her generalized practice included contract drafting, residential real estate transactions, estate planning and general litigation.
Jack Reardon J.D., LL.M.
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New London, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 20 years experience
(860) 442-0150 261 Williams Street
New London, CT 06320
Estate Planning, Elder and Probate
Western New England College and Suffolk University
As one of seven children, Jack knows the importance of family relationships and the internal bond that holds a family together through the inevitable ups and downs of life. When Jack and his six siblings gather at their parents’ house with their spouses and children in tow, the head count reaches thirty-six at the dinner tables, not counting the often multitudes of aunts and uncles and first cousins. As with many large families, Jack’s extended family gatherings often occur because of weddings or funerals. He has been fortunate to attend many happy weddings and watch the next generation of toddlers...
Daniel O Tully
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Glastonbury, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 31 years experience
(860) 583-1341 2389 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder and Real Estate
Vermont Law School
Daniel O. Tully, Esq. is a former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Connecticut and lectures on Elder Law, Total Care Planning, estate administration and estate planning for the elderly with long term medical needs. Attorney Tully is a former member of Board of Directors of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). Attorney Tully is one of only three Connecticut Attorneys ever elected to the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) Board of Directors. He served two consecutive terms. A founding member, and former member as the National Chairman of the National Academy of Elder Law...
Joseph D. DiMauro
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Rocky Hill, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 17 years experience
(888) 346-2876 46 Church Street
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder, Probate and Tax
Boston University School of Law and Quinnipiac University School of Law
Renée Goldman Schwartz
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Bloomfield, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 26 years experience
(860) 997-5562 34 Jerome Avenue
Suite 120
Bloomfield, CT 06002
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder, Probate and Social Security Disability
Western New England University School of Law and Widener University Commonwealth Law School
Bryan Matthew Etter
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(203) 446-4725 97 Washington Avenue
Ste. 2
North Haven, CT 06473
North Haven, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 6 years experience
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Probate
Tulane University School of Law
Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.), Tulane University Law School, 2012; Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Finance, University of Connecticut, 2009. Admitted to the bar of Connecticut and New York.

Attorney Etter joined forces with what was then known as Wiley Law, LLC in July of 2014. He narrowly tailors his focus to the areas he knows best: Estate, Business, Elder Law and Probate. He utilizes his experience and personalized care to assist his clients by ensuring that their transactions...
Tony Anthony
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New Britain, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 10 years experience
(860) 357-3534 19 Bassett Street
Suite #102
New Britain, CT 06051
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Family and Probate
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Hardworking attorney dedicated to my clients and achieving the best possible outcome. Proud to have served this great country of ours and its citizens in the USArmy. Father and husband to my family, understanding what my clients' needs are.
Nicole O'Connor
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Simsbury, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 1 year experience
(860) 259-1575 237 Hopmeadow St
Simsbury, CT 06089
Estate Planning, Elder, Nursing Home and Probate
University of Connecticut School of Law
Colleen E. Masse
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Connecticut Estate Planning Lawyer with 24 years experience

Compassion. Knowledge. Tenacity. These are words used to describe Colleen’s work in advocating for individuals with disabilities. Having a loved one with disabilities (or having disabilities yourself) can be... Read More »
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Lara J. Schneider-Bomzer
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Connecticut Estate Planning Lawyer with 18 years experience

Whether you are caring for an ill spouse and worried about losing your savings to pay for long term care, or you have decided to put your estate plan together to protect your family’s future, Lara will reduce the... Read More »
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Thomas Babson Kane
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Glastonbury, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 24 years experience
(860) 633-3651 972 New London Turnpike
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Estate Planning, Family, Juvenile and Real Estate
Western New England University School of Law
Paul J. Knierim
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Simsbury, CT Estate Planning Lawyer
(860) 259-1575 237 Hopmeadow St
Simsbury, CT 06089
Estate Planning, Elder and Probate
Yale Law School
Scott D Rosenberg
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Guilford, CT Estate Planning Lawyer
(203) 871-3830 345 Schoolside Lane
Guilford, CT 06437
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business and Elder
Boston University School of Law and New England Law | Boston
Attorney Rosenberg is a solo practitioner in Guilford CT serving New Haven County and the South-Central Connecticut Shoreline. His general practice emphasizes estate planning and Elder Law. He returns to his hometown after nearly a decade of studies in Boston, including a B.A. in Sociology from Curry College, a J.D. with honors from New England School of Law, and a semester of postgraduate studies in Tax & Estate Planning at Boston University School of Law's Graduate Tax Program. In addition to his law practice, he volunteers with the AARP Foundation's TaxAide program. He is admitted to...
William E Carter
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East Berlin, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 11 years experience
(203) 630-1070 1224 Mill Street - Bldg. B
East Berlin, CT 06023
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Bankruptcy
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Ellen Cormier Marino
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Winsted, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 29 years experience
(860) 738-2369 596 Main Street
PO Box 429
Winsted, CT 06098
Estate Planning, Elder and Real Estate
Pace Law School
Andrew S. Knott
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Cheshire, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 16 years experience
(203) 271-3031 325 South Main Street
Cheshire, CT 06410
Estate Planning, Elder, Nursing Home and Probate
Quinnipiac College
Andrew was born and raised in Cheshire, CT. After attending college, Andrew returned back to Connecticut and studied law at Quinnipiac University. Thereafter, he came to work with his father, who was then a solo. After five years, Andrew became a partner. Knott & Knott has four lawyers. Andrew is married with one child.
Tegan Blackburn
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Simsbury, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 29 years experience
573 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, CT 06070
Estate Planning, Business, Communications and Family
Brian S. Mead
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Quinebaug, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 39 years experience
(860) 935-9211 148 Old Turnpike Rd
Quinebaug, CT 06281
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Elder and Probate
Western New England University School of Law
1. Military Service:
Enlisted May 2, 1966 Private Infantry Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant Infantry May 15, 1967
1967-1973: Majority of Assignments US Army Special Forces /or Military Schools 1973-1975: Selected for the fully funded Army Degree Completion: University of Wisconsin at Parkside
August 6, 1976: Medically Retired as a Captain.

2. Education:
1961-1965: High School Tourtellotte Memorial
1965-1966: Uconn at Storrs- Majored Engineering quit 2nd semester to join Army
1973-1975: Army Degree Completion University of Wisconsin at Parkside Double Major Psychology/Sociology graduated Cum Laude
.1977-1980: Western New England School of Law- took Connecticut Bar exam, February1980...
Mark Connell
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Branford, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 26 years experience
(203) 488-5586 420 East Main Street
Suite 12
Branford, CT 06405
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Tax
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Before I became an Attorney, I was a Physical Therapist in large teaching hospitals, in private clinics, and in home care. And, prior to becoming a Physical Therapist, I was a Molecular Biologist doing research in protein synthesis. Having a strong analytical background with experience in health care gives me a unique perspective on planning for the future.
Amy B. Smith
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Waterbury, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 20 years experience
(203) 805-6866 41 Church Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
Estate Planning and Real Estate
New England Law | Boston
Amy Smith represents individuals and legal entities in both residential and commercial real estate transactions as well as in title-related litigation matters. She also advises clients in developing effective estate plans, including traditional will and trust planning with an emphasis on appropriate federal and state estate tax considerations. Attorney Smith assists families on an array of probate and elder law issues such as long-term care planning, conservatorship, and advance medical directives. Attorney Smith represents clients and families in the Probate Courts in the administration of trusts and decedent estates, as well as contested matters such as...
Carmine Perri
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Connecticut Estate Planning Lawyer with 14 years experience

Carmine was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 2005, the U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut in 2005, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in 2011. Carmine is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association... Read More »
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Brendan F. Daly
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Connecticut Estate Planning Attorney with 21 years experience

Brendan is one of Connecticut’s top elder law attorneys, according to Super Lawyers Magazine. With his gentle manner, he’ll explain, in plain English, how you can protect your assets while receiving public benefits.... Read More »
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Nicole C Vidal
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Ledyard, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 16 years experience
(203) 768-3930 P.O. Box 438
Ledyard, CT 06339
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Elder
James L. Young Jr.
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Waterford,, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 38 years experience
(860) 444-2101 567 Vauxhall St Ext
Suite 118
Waterford,, CT 06385
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Real Estate
I have practiced law since 1981, the first six years in Portland, OR, where I worked as in house counsel at two commercial banks. During that time I spent time collecting defaulted loans (mostly commercial), and two years as a personal trust officer administering trusts, and then two more years as counsel to the corporate loan department, which made large loans to corporations.

Before attending law school, I worked for a year as an orderly in the Jewish Home for the Aged in New Haven, CT, and much of what I experienced there has stayed with...
John C. Zaccaro Jr.
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New London, CT Estate Planning Lawyer
(860) 442-0150 261 Williams Street
New London, CT 06320
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Probate
Claudia Weinstein Englisby
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Simsbury Center, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 18 years experience
(860) 748-3740 41 Squadron Line Rd
Simsbury Center, CT 06070
Estate Planning
Chris Gauthier
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Uncasville, CT Estate Planning Attorney
(860) 373-7703 1060 Route 32
Uncasville, CT 06382
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder, Family and Probate
Real Estate, Elder Law and Nursing Home Asset Protection, Estate Planning, DUI, Family Law, Divorce, Custody, Probate, General Practice
Aaron Hershman
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New Haven, CT Estate Planning Attorney
(203) 777-0001 One Church Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Tax
University of Connecticut School of Law
Aaron focuses his legal practice in the areas of business, tax, and estate planning at the law firm of Hershman Legal Group, P.C. While at the University of Connecticut School of Law, Aaron concentrated his studies in advance tax planning, including corporate, partnership, business, and estate planning. Aaron also focused his studies in the area of elder law, including Title 19 (Medicaid) planning. Aaron's past legal corporate experiences include working in house at Exelon Corporation during his second year of law school and working at Essex Financial Services during his first year of law school. Aaron gained...
Matthew J. Curtiss
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Mystic, CT Estate Planning Attorney
(860) 536-9100 Block Janney & Pascal LLC
12 Roosevelt Avenue
Mystic, CT 06355
Estate Planning
Kishore I. Kapoor
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Hamden, CT Estate Planning Lawyer
(203) 693-8055 3000 Whitney Ave, Ste 239
Hamden, CT 06518
Estate Planning
Hartford, CT Estate Planning Lawyer
(860) 275-0656 242 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Estate Planning, Antitrust, Appeals and Tax
New Haven, CT Estate Planning Attorney
(203) 752-5000 One Audubon Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Estate Planning, Business, Real Estate and Tax
New York University School of Law and University of Connecticut School of Law
Jennifer Reale
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Connecticut Estate Planning Lawyer

Jennifer, a litigation attorney, appreciates that a day in court can be an intimidating and stressful experience for you. That’s why she makes it a point to take you by the hand and guide you through the process with... Read More »
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Sharon L. Pope
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Connecticut Estate Planning Lawyer

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Planning your estate?

Estate planning arranges for the transfer of an individual's estate at the time of death. An estate consists of all property owned at death before it is distributed by will, trust, or intestacy laws. An estate may contain both real property and personal property. Estate planning allows an individual to decide exactly who will benefit from his or her estate, and to what extent. It can also reduce the taxes imposed on the transfer of assets at death.

An experienced estate planning lawyer can help minimize the amount of the estate surrendered to taxes as well as ensure that the management and distribution of the estate is carried out according to your plans. Particularly when your plans are complex and/or you have substantial property or assets, it is important to have an attorney who can ensure that your plan functions the way you intend. Depending on the complexity of your individual situation, your estate planning team may include attorneys, financial planners, bankers and insurance professionals. Some states certify attorneys as estate planning specialists, which means they have met certain requirements for experience, education, and testing in that field.


Fiduciary: A person or institution who manages money or property for another and who must exercise a standard care imposed by law, i.e., personal representative or executor of an estate, a trustee, etc.

Personal representative: The person who administers an estate. If named in a will, that person's title is an executor. If there is no valid will, that person's title is an administrator.