Shelton, Connecticut Estate Planning Lawyers

Matthew A. Wiley
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Connecticut Estate Planning Lawyer with 10 years experience

Attorney Wiley worked extensively throughout his undergraduate and law school years in the financial services industry. During the course of this period he spent several years working with Northwestern Mutual in... Read More »
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Jonathan A Wetmore
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Shelton, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 13 years experience
(203) 926-1756 6 Huntington Street
Shelton, CT 06484
Estate Planning, Criminal, Divorce and Probate
Roger Williams University School of Law
Attorney Jonathan A. Wetmore earned his Juris Doctor from Roger Williams University School of Law and his B.A from Marist College. Jonathan is licensed to practice law in Connecticut and New York.

Attorney Wetmore's diverse law practice includes civil litigation, criminal and motor vehicle defense, family law, foreclosure defense, personal injury, real estate transactions and wills and probate.

In 2010, Attorney Wetmore appeared as a guest radio host on WICC-600 "Smart Money" to discuss foreclosure defense. In addition, Jonathan is a professor at Charter Oak State College and currently teaches a Real Estate Law course.
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Attorney Vincent M Simko Jr
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Shelton, CT Estate Planning Attorney
(203) 925-1800 2 Corporate Dr Ste 234
Shelton, CT 06484-6213
Estate Planning, Real Estate and Workers' Comp
Univ. of Bridgeport School of Law
Shelton, CT Estate Planning Lawyer
(203) 989-0981 45 Huntington St
Shelton, CT 06484
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Elder
Nicole M. Camporeale
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Milford, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 4 years experience
Milford, CT 06461
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder, Probate and Real Estate
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Nicole M. Camporeale is an attorney practicing with Floman DePaola, LLC, a law firm in Orange, CT. She is admitted to the Connecticut and New Jersey Bar. Nicole attended Quinnipiac University School of Law where she graduated with honors in the Family Law concentration. While at Quinnipiac, Nicole worked in the New Haven Superior Court through the Sappern Fellowship Program providing assistance to pro-se parties filing temporary restraining orders and divorce paperwork. She also worked in the New Haven Probate Court drafting judicial opinions for Judge John Keyes, one of which was later published in the Quinnipiac Probate Law Journal.
Dennis J. Kokenos
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Trumbull, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 17 years experience
(203) 375-0600 799 Silver Ln
Trumbull, CT 06611
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Personal Injury and Probate
University of Massachusetts School of Law
Attorney Kokenos concentrates his practice in the areas of civil litigation, personal injury, probate, trust & estates, business organization, administrative appeals and real estate. Attorney Kokenos was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 2005 and was appointed associate Town Attorney for the Town of Trumbull in 2010. He is currently chief legal counsel for the Town of Trumbull as well as chief advisory counsel for the Connecticut Better Business Bureau. Attorney Kokenos has also been named Top 40 Litigation Lawyer Under 40 by the American Society of Legal Advocates.

Attorney Kokenos graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2002, with a...
Mark Dumas
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Milford, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 15 years experience
(203) 275-9010 167 Cherry Street #107
Milford, CT 06614
Estate Planning, Business, Construction and Criminal
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Andrew J Pianka
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Seymour, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 23 years experience
(203) 463-4414 100 Bank Street
Suite 206A
Seymour, CT 06483
Estate Planning, Personal Injury, Probate and Real Estate
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Practice Areas: Wrongful Death; Traumatic Brain Injury; Personal Injury; Automobile Accidents and Injuries; Slip and Fall Accidents, Real Estate, Probate Administration, Probate Litigation; Wills and Estates

Admitted: 1996, Connecticut and U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; 1997, New York; 2000, U.S. Supreme Court

Law School: Quinnipiac University, J.D. graduated Cum Laude

Member: Connecticut and New York State Bar Associations; Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association.

Biography: Author: “The Probate Courts Power to Probe You,” The Connecticut Probate Law Journal, Vol. 10, No. 1.

Member: Oxford Connecticut Lions Club, 2000—present.
Lukas J. Thomas
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Trumbull, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 21 years experience
(203) 375-0600 799 Silver Lane
Trumbull, CT 06611
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Foreclosure Defense, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Attorney Thomas's practice encompasses real estate law, civil litigation, foreclosure law, landlord and tenant law, business formations and law, trusts and estates, immigration and probate.

After spending the last twelve years serving clients as the managing member of the Law Office of Lukas J. Thomas, LLC, Attorney Thomas committed to a strategic merger with Owen, Schine & Nicola, PC that will undoubtedly strengthen and expand the legal services and offerings to clients of the firm throughout Connecticut. Attorney Thomas currently serves as the District Attorney for the Georgetown Fire District and has served as Assistant Town Attorney for the Town of...
John Brian Hudak
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Milford, CT Estate Planning Lawyer
(203) 809-9490 62 Terrell Dr.
Milford, CT 06461
Estate Planning, Elder, IP and Patents
New York University School of Law
Charles L. Kurmay
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South Norwalk, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 22 years experience
97 Washington Street
South Norwalk, CT 06854
Estate Planning, Elder, Nursing Home and Probate
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Charles Kurmay has nearly two decades of legal experience. He began his career as a judicial law clerk and public defender, gaining a valuable foundation of trial skills and experience. His firm now offers services in a broad range of civil and criminal practice areas, including business law, international law, personal injury, probate and real estate. A native of Stratford, Connecticut, Mr. Kurmay is well-respected in the local community for the high quality of his legal advocacy. His extensive experience in state and federal court equips him to handle large, complex cases with ease. Mr. Kurmay is active in...
Kevin L. Hoffkins
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Connecticut Estate Planning Lawyer with 31 years experience

Quinnipiac University School of LawConnecticut, New York and U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
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James M. Rubino
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Connecticut Estate Planning Attorney with 37 years experience

New York University School of Law and Quinnipiac University School of LawFederal District Court, District of Connecticut, U.S. Tax Court and Connecticut
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Kevin Burns
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Trumbull, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 42 years experience
(203) 794-2321 799 Silver Lane
Third Floor
Trumbull, CT 06611
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Family and Probate
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Steven Z Gu
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Stamford, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 9 years experience
(203) 703-9776 6 Landmark Square 4th Floor
Stamford, CT 06901
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business and Tax
New York University School of Law and Columbia Law School
John N. Massih
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Trumbull, CT Estate Planning Lawyer
(203) 880-9980 6515 Main Street
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Trumbull, CT 06611
Estate Planning
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
At Massih Law, LLC we build customized solutions for our clients estate planning needs using wills, trusts, and other personal and family protection documents. My clients include seniors, young families with minor children, parents and grandparents with special needs children of all ages, and families wishing to protect and preserve the value of their legacy. My philosophy is that all clients are unique and that the Estate Planning process should be tailored to reflect each client's goals, concerns, values and beliefs.
Laurie B. Giles
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Trumbull, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 31 years experience
(203) 502-8851 Trumbull, CT 06611
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Elder and Employment
For nearly thirty years Attorney Laurie Giles has answered those questions for her clients and helped them navigate through life's most challenging times. She has the knowledge and compassion to guide clients through the legal maze and find the resolution which best suits their personal needs and desires.

Laurie Giles, who is the Author of What Now? Divorce Planning and What Now? Elder Planning (both available on Amazon). Her ability to present complex legal and business issues in an understandable manner has made her a sought-after speaker, continuing education lecturer, and media source. A former radio talk...
Matthew A. Wiley
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(203) 951-1222 97 Washington Ave. Ste. 2
North Haven, CT 06473
Free ConsultationNorth Haven, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 10 years experience
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Probate
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Attorney Wiley worked extensively throughout his undergraduate and law school years in the financial services industry. During the course of this period he spent several years working with Northwestern Mutual in Philadelphia, PA and Hamden, CT. Ultimately he served as investment coordinator for a top ranked Certified Financial Planner, before transitioning his planning experience into the legal arena.

Accepting an opportunity with Withers Bergman LLP, Attorney Wiley cultivated his now thriving passion for creating expertly crafted custom estate planning documents. After passing the bar in 2009, Attorney Wiley practiced under the tutelage of Attorney Suzann Beckett at the Estate Planning Law...
James William Cummings
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Waterbury, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 32 years experience
(203) 754-7779 21 Holmes Avenue
Waterbury, CT 06710
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal, Divorce and Family
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
At your side, on your side, every step of the way Respected personal, family, business and general practice lawyer James W. Cummings stands by his clients every step of the way. The Cummings Law Firm is the optimal choice for legal representation in the greater Waterbury, Connecticut area and in Litchfield, New Haven and Fairfield counties. Experience, integrity, and community service With over 25 years of legal experience, attorney Cummings listens to your special circumstances, ensures you understand all of your options, and works tirelessly to ensure you are treated fairly and justly. A rare combination of talents James Cummingsâs...
Thomas S. Groth
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Brookfield, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 7 years experience
(203) 740-1400 304 Federal Rd, Suite 112
Brookfield, CT 06804
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Administrative, Probate and Tax
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Lisa Nachmias Davis
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New Haven, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 29 years experience
Davis O'Sullivan & Priest LLC
129 Church Street Suite 805
New Haven, CT 06510
Estate Planning, Elder and Probate
Yale Law School
My practice includes both planning for individuals (estate planning and administration, elder law, planning for those with disabilities) and advising nonprofit organizations. Some items of note: I have been given the designation "Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, after completing the Foundation's requirements. I am also a member of the Special Needs Alliance, an invitation-only organization dedicated to the concerns of individuals with disabilities and their families. I have been designated "Superlawyer" by my peers for many years, including among the top 25 women lawyers in the state in 2011. And...
Christopher Jacques Vauthy
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Brookfield, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 21 years experience
(203) 702-1113 Lakeview Road
Brookfield, CT 06804
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Elder
Georgetown University Law Center
Mediator and attorney with extensive experience in prenuptial, separation, divorce, custody, visitation, alimony, elder, business, estate and other family law and adult family issues. Serving mediation clients in Westchester, Putnam & Dutchess Counties in New York and Fairfield, New Haven & Litchfield Counties in Connecticut. Disputes are stressful, and it’s important to make sure you’re comfortable with whatever resolution process you choose. During our 30 minute free consultation, I can answer any questions you might have and let you get a sense of what it would be like to work together.
Ephraim Jacob Fink
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Westport, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 19 years experience
(203) 221-3100 266 Post Road E
Westport, CT 06880
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
New England School of Law
Ephraim Jacob (‘E.J.”) Fink has been litigating in the Connecticut and New York Courts since 2000. After representing hundreds of carriers and their policy holders as well as corporations, product manufacturers and healthcare facilities from negligence and contract claims, EJ brings BigLaw attention to detail for Maya Murphy, P.C.’s personal and business clientele. EJ graduated from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications with a degree in journalism and thereafter obtained his JD at New England Law-Boston where his dean’s list grade average earned him an associate editor position on the New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement....
Susan Meryl Maya
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Westport, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 19 years experience
(203) 221-3100 266 Post Rd E
Westport, CT 06880
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Education, Elder and Tax
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Susan M. Maya graduated Magna Cum Laude from Quinnipiac University School of Law where she attended as a Dean’s Scholar. While at Quinnipiac she received seven outstanding academic achievement awards. Ms. Maya was an academic invitee on the Quinnipiac Law Review where she held the position of Associate Editor. Ms. Maya graduated Magna Cum Laude from the State University of New York at Binghamton. Ms. Maya practices in the areas of Trusts and Estates, Special Education Law, and Executive Compensation Law. She is admitted to practice in New York and Connecticut. She lives with her family in Westport, CT.
Brad M Aron
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Westport, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 29 years experience
(203) 226-3442 246 Post Road East
Westport, CT 06880
Estate Planning, Business, Probate and Tax
Georgetown University Law Center and Syracuse University College of Law
We are a boutique law firm providing clients in Connecticut and New York with individualized service in the areas of real estate, taxation, estate planning and business law. Attorney Aron performs all of the legal work for the firm's clients and takes appointments after normal business hours and on weekends. In Connecticut, we service all of Fairfield County including the areas of Westport, Weston, Wilton, Fairfield, Southport, Norwalk, Rowayton, Stamford, Greenwich, Easton, Danbury, Bridgeport, Stratford, Trumbull, Bethel, Danbury, Redding, Newtown, Shelton, Stratford, and Ridgefield. We also serve Connecticut clients in New Haven County, Hartford County and...
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...
Fred Baker
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Danbury, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 50 years experience
(203) 792-8765 24 Delay St
Danbury, CT 06810
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Tax
New York University School of Law and University of Connecticut School of Law
Author: "Handbook of CT Taxes on Industry," 1970; "Manufacturers' Association of CT Trial Attorney." Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, 1970-1974. Town Counsel, Town of Bridgewater, 1977-. Town Attorney, Town of New Milford, 2001-2003. President, 1976-1977 and Vice Chairman, 1978-1979, Western CT Estate and Tax Planning Council, Inc. Corporator, Union Savings Bank, 1987-. Chairman, Ability Beyond Disability, 1990-1994. President, Hanahoe Children's Clinic, 1991-2009. Trustee, 1996-2006 and President 2003-2006, Connecticut Community Foundation. Naugatuck Valley Community College Board of Trustees 2011-.2014
Daniel O Tully
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Stamford, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 31 years experience
(860) 583-1341 700 Canal Street
Stamford, CT 06902
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...
John Sweeney
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Ridgefield, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 37 years experience
(203) 216-6877 19 Lawson Lane
Ridgefield, CT 06877
Estate Planning, Elder, Nursing Home and Tax
New York University School of Law and Pace Law School
In the world of real people and complex personal and legal issues, John helps you solve your problems in Elder and Business law. Its really not about the law, the taxman or my education, it is about you and how to resolve your issues in the best way possible. John is a lawyer who brings significant other skills to the table. He is also a superior accountant, knowledgeable tax adviser, insurance person, and an experienced businessman. He doesn't talk in legalese or theoretical solutions; he uses plain language and proposes practical solutions. While he addresses...
Laurel Jeanne Fedor
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Greenwich, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 26 years experience
(203) 227-9328 2 Lafayette Court, Second Floor
Greenwich, CT 06830
Estate Planning, Collections, Immigration and Probate
Jerome Louis DiMenna III
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(203) 446-4725 97 Washington Ave, Suite 2
North Haven, CT 06473
Free ConsultationNorth Haven, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 7 years experience
Estate Planning, Business, Employment and Probate
New York Law School
Jerome “JD” DiMenna III began his legal career as a litigation associate at Silver & Kelmachter, LLP in New York City, primarily working with victims of medical malpractice and personal injury. During this time, he developed a reputation for crafting and then implementing legal strategies that brought personalized results for his clients.

Eventually, others began to take notice of his ability to solve complex problems in an efficient and creative manner. JD expanded these talents being named Vice President of Citibank’s anti-money laundering unit where his duties included the management of an investigatory team responsible for identifying and reporting suspicious retail...
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.
Eugene Glouzgal
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Brookfield, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 6 years experience
(203) 794-6691 304 Federal Road
Suite 112
Brookfield, CT 06804
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.
Thomas William Moyher
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Westport, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 10 years experience
(203) 221-3100 266 Post Road E
Westport, CT 06880
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal, Divorce and Probate
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
After working in the area of insurance defense in Stamford, Connecticut after law school, Mr. Moyher joined a law firm in New York focusing on the area of commercial litigation. During his three years in New York Mr. Moyher represented clients which included both multi-million dollar corporations and boutiques in a variety of litigation issues. Mr. Moyher’s litigation skills were honed and tested in all five boroughs of New York City, Westchester and Long Island, NY. Today Mr. Moyher is an Associate in the Westport, Connecticut office of Maya Murphy, P.C. where he focuses primarily on civil litigation (breach...
Kevin L. Hoffkins
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Westport, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 31 years experience
(203) 221-2684 191 Post Rd W
#100
Westport, CT 06880
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Divorce, Family and Immigration
Quinnipiac University School of Law
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
David F Bennett
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Danbury, CT Estate Planning Lawyer with 40 years experience
(203) 797-9888 69 Kenosia Avenue
Danbury, CT 06810
Estate Planning, Business, Personal Injury and Probate
George Washington University - Mount Vernon campus
David F. Bennett graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University in 1974; The National Law Center, The George Washington University, in 1977. From 1977 to 1979 he practiced with Pinney, Payne, Van Lenten, Burrell, Wolfe & Dillman in Danbury, CT. From 1979 to 1984 he practiced in Danbury, CT with Kelly, Drye & Warren, a New York Law firm. From 1984 to present he has had his own law office.

Since 1984, the philosophy of the Law Offices of David F. Bennett has been to represent each client with a high level of professionalism, supported by an experienced...
Kevin P Chamberlin
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Danbury, CT Estate Planning Attorney with 20 years experience
(203) 792-0011 40 Lake Avenue Ext.
Suite 5
Danbury, CT 06811
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal, Divorce and Probate
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